Kelsea Ballerini’s rise to country stardom has been a rapid one, but she’s still a fan of music at heart. She recently talked to Billboard about some of her inspirations and who she’d most like to collaborate with, and surprisingly, they weren’t all that country.
“Frank Sinatra — he’s a favorite. For female, Kelly Clarkson.”
Ballerini went on to give Clarkson the title of her No. 1 favorite artist — ever.
“She’s my favorite of all time — my favorite artist. People are always so surprised by that. I think that she’s the best vocalist in the whole world, but my favorite is watching her interviews because she’s so 200…