Scotty McCreery, Kelsea Ballerini & Thomas Rhett Share What They’re Thankful for in 2019

As everyone takes a break to stuff themselves with turkey and count their blessings on Thanksgiving, we asked three of our favorite country stars—Scotty McCreery, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett—to tell us what they’re thankful for in 2019.

Scotty McCreery

photo by Curtis Hilbun,

“Family, friends, [wife] Gabi. This Thanksgiving we’re headed to the LSU football game [against Texas A&M], because [Gabi’s family] all went there, so I’m thankful for LSU’s great season.”

Kelsea Ballerini

photo by Tammie Arroyo,

“I’m thankful for having a career that also doesn’t feel like a job. I’m thankful for my incredible friends and family and husband.”

Thomas Rhett

photos by Tammie Arroyo,

“I’m just thankful for a healthy family—I’ve got two baby girls and one on the way. I’m thankful for a successful tour and having the best friends in the world who have been so supportive. It’s been a big year to really reflect.”

photos: Scotty McCreery by Curtis Hilbun; Kelsea Ballerini & Thomas Rhett by Tammie Arroyo,