Kelley Lovelace

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Kelley Lovelace
Born Paducah, Kentucky[1]
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active 1999–present
Associated acts Brad Paisley

John Kelley Lovelace 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][5] in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Belmont University in Nashville.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Introducing Kelley Lovelace". Bethel Bible Village. Archived from the original on 1 February 2015. 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. 
  4. ^ "Hixson High Centennial". 29 March 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Curtain Call: The hits keep coming for Kelley Lovelace". Retrieved 26 June 2017.