Morgan Evans Wrote ‘Diamonds’ For Kelsea Ballerini

Morgan Evans recently released a new song called “Diamonds” and it’s a sweet ode written for his wife, Kelsea Ballerini….

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Lauren Jo Black

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December 6, 2019

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Morgan Evans; Photo Courtesy Warner Music Nashville

Morgan Evans recently released a new song called “Diamonds” and it’s a sweet ode written for his wife, Kelsea Ballerini.

The pop-infused tune compares his love for Ballerini to that of a precious stone.

“I love you like a diamond/ And diamonds are forever / You know it when you find one / You never let go, ever/ People spend their whole damn life trying to find that shine/ Yeah, I found mine/ I love you like a diamond/ And diamonds are forever/ Forever, ever,” the Austrialian-born singer croons throughout the chorus.

“Diamonds,” was written by Evans alongside Chris Destefano and Evan “Kidd” Bogart. Evans used a live band to record the track in the studio and he’s thrilled with the finished product.

“I wrote ‘Diamonds’ for my wife and I’m so stoked to release it as a single,” Evans shared. “It’s is a fun love song, but deeper than that it celebrates that journey, from lost to found, you feel when you meet that person and everything changes, forever. I handpicked my dream band for the session and I can hear each of their personalities in the record. It just sounds really fresh to me, I’m really proud of that, I can’t wait to start playing it live!”

“Diamonds” is Evans’ first release since he dropped his debut album, Things That We Drink To, in 2018. The singer/songwriter also released a music video to accompany the song. Check it out below.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.