One of the world’s most popular singers of country music, Carly Pearce. Hailing from Taylor Mill, Kentucky, Carly has been an icon of hard work and dedication. Since a kid, she was dedicated to performing on the Grand Ole Opry, and she did what she always wanted. The 30-year-old singer and songwriter has worked with the Dollywood Theme Park and was a regular vocalist with a Bluegrass band.
Carly was signed by the famous producer Michael James Ryan Busbee, professionally known as Busbee, in a developing artist deal. This was the deal from where Carly’s career took a giant leap. Currently, she works under the label of Big Machine. Big Machine is distributed by Universal Music Group. It is based on Music Row in Nashville. In the initial days, back in 2016, she was featured on the track “Wasn’t That Drunk” by the famous Texas country band ‘Josh Abbott Band.’ She also got the chance to perform on television through this band, on the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’.
This article talks about Carly Pearce’s top 10 songs of all time. Likewise, this section will also discuss the origin of these tracks, along with some highlights about the singer.
Carly Pearce’s Top 10 songs
Here we are with some of the best songs on the list of ten, written and sung by a very well-known songwriter and singer Carly Pearce. Being associated with country music since a kid, Carly has her roots in this field of music. From singing in small events to performing in the CMA Awards, Carly has been through a roller coaster ride. Therefore, Carly Pearce’s top 10 songs are as follows:
1. I Hope You’re Happy Now
This song was released in October 2020 as a second single from Pearce’s studio album, “Carly Pearce.” This track was in collaboration with another country music singer, Lee Brice. He is signed to Curb Records. The song was a great hit and made Carly win many awards. It got the peak position of number 5 in the Billboard’s list. “I Hope You’re Happy Now” was on the charts for 37 weeks.
2. Next Girl
It was a song co-written by Carly. This song was the lead single from her EP ’29’. This song was also released in 2020, in the month of September. This song had a resemblance with the female country artists of the 1990s. Along with Josh Osborne, Carly wrote this track with Shane McAnally. On the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard), the song stood 11th position as the peak position.
3. Every Little Thing
The song was Carly’s debut song and was written by her as a co-writer alongside Emily Shackelton and Busbee. Busbee also produced this song. It was released in the year 2017 and got the peak position of 5 on the US Hot Country Songs by Billboard.
4. Hide The Wine
This song was the second and final single from her debut album, Every Little Thing. This was, too, released in 2017. The song was written by Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird, and Hillary Lindsey and was sung by Carly Pearce. On the charts of US Hot Country Songs (Billboard), it stood in 21st position.
5. Should’ve Known Better
‘Should’ve Known Better’ is the song released in 2021, under the EP ’29’, which is a seven-track collection. It was released on 5th February 2021. Till now, the song has gathered around 742K views.
6. Closer To You
The song ‘ Closer To You’ was written by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson, and Troy Verges. Sung by Carly Pearce, the song was released in November 2018 as the first single from her self-titled album, “Carly Pearce.” The song stood at number 33 on the US Hot Country Songs chart.
7. Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told is a song by Matthew West and Carly Pearce. Matthew West is an American contemporary musician, songwriter, singer, and actor. The song was released on March 5, 2021.
8. Finish Your Sentences
This song was sung by Carly Pearce and Michael Ray, her ex-husband. The song was released on February 14, 2020.
9. Cowboy Take Me Away
The song is written by Martie Maguire and Marcus Hummon. And it was released on June 4, 2020.
10. Dare Ya
Dare Ya is a song from Carly’s first album ‘Every Little Thing.’ This album consists of a total of 13 songs. ‘Dare Ya’ was released on 29 September 2017.
Carly Pearce: Glimpses
As a singer rooted in contemporary country music and the Bluegrass genre, Carly has received much fame since the beginning of her career in 2016. She achieved her dream of performing at the Grand le Opry for the first time in 2015. Till now, she has performed over 50 times there. The first performance was with the help of the Vice-President and general manager of Opry, Pete Fisher.
Carly was nominated for ‘New Female Vocalist of the Year’ at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards. The same year, at the CMT Music Awards, Carly won the ‘Breakthrough Video of the Year’ for her ‘Every Little Thing.’ In 2020, she won the ‘Musical Event of the Year ‘ for ‘I Hope You’re Happy Now.’ It was in collaboration with Lee Brice. Likewise, Pearce also won the ‘Single of the Year’ at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards for the song with Lee Brice.