Kelley Lovelace

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Kelley Lovelace
Born Paducah, Kentucky
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) 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 Hixson High School[4] in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Belmont University in Nashville.[1]