Kelsea Ballerini’s “Love Me Like You Mean It” Goes Gold! (@kelseaballerini)

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Kelsea Ballerini is shining bright like gold today!

The 21-year-old country songstress had officially a GOLD-selling recording artist for the #1 debut smash “Love Me Like You Mean It,” which has been certified GOLD by the RIAA for exceeding 500,000 sales and streams in the U.S. alone.

“My first GOLD record. I seriously can’t ever thank you guys enough for this. LOVE YOU and I really, really mean it,” Kelsea tweeted after the news was announced.

Poised to follow in the success of “Love Me Like You Mean It,” her current single – the catchy and sassy “Dibs” (Kelsea Ballerini, Josh Kerr, Ryan Griffin, Jason Duke) – is already Top 30 and soaring at Country radio and has sold more than 66,000 units.

The singer/songwriter is hitting the road this summer playing major festivals, headline club dates and select shows with Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and will join Dan + Shay’s JUST THE RIGHT KIND OF CRAZY TOUR this fall.

For tour dates and more information, visit Reach out to her on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.