Kelsea Ballerini is getting by with just a little assist from her pals — and her pals simply occur to be the Jonas Brothers.
The “Homecoming Queen” songstress was certainly one of this yr’s recipients on the CMT Artists of the 12 months, however she couldn’t be at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Heart in particular person to simply accept her award as a result of she was on the street opening for Kevin, Nick, and Joe Jonas on tour.
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So Ballerini did the following smartest thing and introduced the occasion to her. Ballerini and the Jonas Brothers carried out not from Nashville, however simply south at their sold-out present in Franklin, TN, singing the basic Beatles tune, “With a Little Assist From My Mates.”
After their energetic rendition of the Beatles bop, the Jonas trio offered Ballerini — who received Breakout Artist of the 12 months again in 2016 — together with her 2021 Artist of the 12 months trophy. Whereas clutching her award, Ballerini advised the group how she initially had different tour plans this fall however dropped them when the Jonas Brothers got here calling.
“What I’m studying is to loosen up my grip on what I believe I would like and simply be right here,” she mentioned earlier than thanking CMT and her followers.
Watch Ballerini and the Jonas Brothers cowl the Beatles basic within the video beneath.