One of Priscilla Block's dreams came true after meeting one of her idols, Kelly Clarkson, when the singer-songwriter appeared as a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The "My Bar" visited the talk show to promote her new debut album Welcome to the Block Party. While speaking to the American Idol alum about the whole experience of becoming a rising country music artist, she opened up about a special moment that made her realize why she wanted to become a singer.
Clarkson revealed that there was a moment in Block's career in which a special run-in made encouraged her not to give up on her musical path. That's when Block stated, "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."
She continued, "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.'' Safe to say she figured it out quite well, due to her powerful vocals and lyrics and with the help of her fans on social media. The singer quickly made a name for herself by posting TikTok videos, which went insanely viral. Block's success led her to record "Just About Over You."
The song helped her earn a contract with Mercury Nashville and reached the top 40 on the Country Airplay Charts. In October 2021, the song debuted at No. 95 on the Billboard Hot 100, later peaking at No. 81.
After releasing "Welcome to the Block Party" earlier this month, Block is now on her first headlining tour. She's set to make stops in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina Georgia, Missouri, Illinois and Texas. The singer-songwriter is currently up for an ACM Awards for New Female Artist of the Year.
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