“We’re the same person, he’s just a boy”: Why Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett work as “CMA Fest” co-hosts

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By Music News Group

Bob D’Amico/ABCKelsea Ballerini steps up to the mic tonight to co-host ABC’s annual special taped at CMA Music Festival back in June. While it’s her first time hosting the three-hour extravaganza, her recent tourmate Thomas Rhett returns to helm the show for a second year.

The “Legends” hitmaker has an interesting theory as to why she and TR make such a good pair.

“Me and Thomas got to tour together earlier this year,” she explains. “I feel like we’re the same person, he’s just a boy. And so, we became such good friends and just bonded over so much. And he loves …read more