Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about:

  • releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14
  • finding confidence over the last few years
  • the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing
  • her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019
  • the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive
  • the success of Top 20 single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which features Lee Brice
  • songwriters featured on the new album, including Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally and more
  • making her vocals the focal point of the new album
  • finding and recording “Finish Your Sentences,” which is a duet with husband Michael Ray
  • co-writing “Halfway Home,” which highlights Carly’s vocal talent
  • learning from past tours with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and more
  • upcoming tour with Old Dominion
  • the importance of the younger generation performing on the Grand Ole Opry

Podcast Participants:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

photo by NCD

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson