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Over the weekend (5/28), Kenny Chesney broke Eric Church’s attendance record at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. During the show, Kenny brought out fellow native Tennessean Kelsea Ballerini to sing their hit duet “Half Of My Hometown.”

Kenny said, “I grew up in East Tennessee, and she grew up in East Tennessee. We drove down some of the same roads together. We went to a lot of the same places to eat with our families. We listened to the same radio station and listened to a lot of people tell us we couldn’t do certain things that we have dreamed of all our life.”

Chesney posted photos of the two of them rehearsing on Instagram. He wrote, “The Nashville show was so special for me on so many levels. Sharing the stage with @kelseaballerini was one of my favorite shared musical moments in a very long time. Thank you, Kelsea. I’m proud of you!! #HereAndNowTour #KCNashville,”

Chelsea responded in part, “I couldn’t adore you more, Chesney.”

Actress Reese Witherspoon also responded by writing, “Love this.”

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