Kelley Lovelace

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Kelley Lovelace
Born Paducah, Kentucky
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupations Songwriter
Years active 1999-present
Associated acts Brad Paisley

John Kelley Lovelace (born in Paducah, Kentucky[1]) is an American songwriter known mainly for his work with country music artist Brad Paisley. He has written several of Paisley's singles, including the number 1 hits "He Didn't Have to Be" (Paisley's first number 1[2]), "The World", "Ticks", "Online", "I'm Still a Guy", "Start a Band", "Water", and "Remind Me". He has also written Top 10 singles for Joe Nichols, Jason Aldean, Terri Clark, and Carrie Underwood. In 2010, he received an ASCAP award for "Water".[3]

Lovelace is an alumnus of Belmont University.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Introducing Kelley Lovelace". Bethel Bible Village. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Flippo, Chet (11 December 1999). "Paisley 'Didn't Have to Be' No. 1, But Is; DreamWorks Buys Texas Wedge Copyrights". Billboard: 56. 
  3. ^ Morris, Edward (29 October 2010). "Brad Paisley, Kelley Lovelace and Chris DuBois Honored for "Water"". Country Music Television. Retrieved 4 October 2012.