Kelsea Ballerini, Kellie Pickler Walk the ACM Awards Red Carpet (Updated)

Earlier Sunday, Kelsea Ballerini learned that her breakthrough single “Love Me Like You Mean It” is now a Top 15 hit at country radio.

In addition to celebrating that news, the singer-songwriter also gets to celebrate her first Academy of Country Music Awards experience.

Ballerini walked the red carpet in advance of Sunday evening’s broadcast. The 50th Annual show, this year’s ACM Awards ceremony commences at 8PM ET.

Fellow Black River Entertainment artist Kellie Pickler also walked the ACM Awards red carpet. Other recent arrivals include Frankie Ballard and Cole Swindell.

CBS’ red carpet photos follow (Updated with additional Kelsea Ballerini photos).

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