Just before bus call this morning, Carly Pearce stopped at The Bobby Bones Show to chat with the iHeartMedia host as they head out on the road together. While on-air she spoke about convincing her parents to be homeschooled for a job at Dollywood at just 16 years old, prompting a rendition of “9 to 5.” Paying homage to one of Carly’s biggest inspirations was fitting not only for workday commuters, but listeners nationwide who have shown support for the #FemaleFriday movement. Listen here.
On the cusp of Top 20, “Every Little Thing” lands Carly in a rare spot as one of two female artists currently in the Top 25 on the Country radio airplay charts. The Washington Post has also taken note of the took note iHeart On The Verge artist in a feature entitled ‘Radio tour is not for the weak’: Inside the first step to country music stardom. “Radio tour is the most exciting, exhausting, unique, hilarious thing I’ve ever done,” the Kentucky native reflects. “This is all I’ve ever wanted.” Read the full article here.
As the first Nashville-based artist to sign a publishing deal with busbee (Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Maren Morris, Keith Urban), Carly continues to collaborate – both writing and recording – with the sought-after producer on her Big Machine Records’ debut album due later this year.
Bobby’s Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour begins tonight in Fort Wayne, IN with Carly joining as a special guest throughout the run. The CMT Next Women of Country alum has previously been on the road with Kelsea Ballerini, Kip Moore and Lucy Hale of Pretty Little Liars, among others. For tour dates and more, visit CarlyPearce.com.