Kelsea Ballerini nominated for Best New Artist

Posted at 9:16 AM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 09:16:31-05

The Grammy nominations for Best New Artist are out and a local sports and entertainment tycoon has his hand in one of the artist.

Kelsea Ballerini, one of country music's hottest new stars, is on Terrence Pegula's label, Black River Entertainment.

Ballerini is up against The Chainsmokers, Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris, and Anderson .Paak.

Ballerini performed a sold out show at the Town Ballroom on December 3. Listen to her song "Yeah Boy" which sits at number 30 on Billboard's Top Country Songs list.