Priscilla Block Meets Her Musical Hero, Kelly Clarkson: ‘I Have No Chill’
Priscilla Block recently fulfilled a lifelong dream when she had a chance to meet her musical hero, Kelly Clarkson, on…
Priscilla Block, Kelly Clarkson; Photo Courtesy The Kelly Clarkson Show
Priscilla Block recently fulfilled a lifelong dream when she had a chance to meet her musical hero, Kelly Clarkson, on The Kelly Clarkson Show.
Block appeared on the popular daytime talk show just days after the release of her debut album, Welcome To The Block Party. During her bucket list appearance, the rising country star opened up about a chance meeting she had with Taylor Swift and also performed her latest single, “My Bar.”
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“I was leaving work, and I was wearing this Taylor Swift t-shirt and she was just driving by and saw me standing there and was like ‘hey, I love your shirt,’” Block recalled.
Clarkson said, “I love that she did this” before Block went on to share how the moment impacted her life and career.
“It was crazy, I’m like I’m quitting my job, I’m quitting school and I’m going to go figure this out. I don’t know how to do it, but I’m going to figure it out,” the “Just About Over You” singer said.
Block recently opened up about her love of Kelly Clarkson during an interview with Taste Of Country Nights‘ host Evan Paul and admitted that she would become a “total fan girl” if she ever had the chance to meet Clarkson.
The past year has been a whirlwind for Block who gained traction with her raw and honest lyrics on TikTok. She ended up signing a record deal with UMG Nashville’s Mercury Nashville and went on to release her debut single to country radio.
Now, following the release of her album, Block is ready to embark on her first headlining tour and is heading into the upcoming ACM Awards with a nomination for New Female Artist of the Year.
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.