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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann


Two-Week No. 1 on SiriusXM’s The Highway Nears Top 10 at Country Radio

Photo Credit: John Shearer

With over 101 million global streams and a two-week run at No. 1 on SiriusXM’s The Highway, CARLY PEARCE and LEE BRICE fans prove to be more than happy with the pair’s soaring duet. Today, even more emotion shines through with the release of an acoustic version as “I Hope You’re Happy Now” nears Top 10 at Country radio – Listen here. Carly wrote “I Hope You’re Happy Now” alongside Luke Combs, Jonathan Singleton and RandyMontana. The song, which is featured on her self-titled sophomore album on Big Machine Records, has also found favor among music critics.

"Pearce’s voice simmers over ‘90s-country music soaked grooves on ‘I Hope Your Happy Now,’ sounding warm and soothing juxtaposed with Lee Brice’s gravelly tenor…”  – MusicRow "Two of the best voices in country music…" – Nash Country Daily “a true stunner.” – Rolling Stone Country "With its heartfelt lyrics and sound reminiscent of country duets from years past, 'I Hope You're Happy Now' is destined to be a hit." – Country Now "…vintage country teamwork" – Taste of Country "Carly Pearce and Lee Brice reinvent the classic country male/female duet…” – ABC News Radio "standout duet" – Billboard "Built on a foundation of classic-country duets, 'I Hope You're Happy Now' feels like a throwback in the best sense of the word -- much like Pearce's breakout ‘Every Little Thing’ did …" – Sounds Like Nashville

The down-to-earth female vocalist has quickly carved out her own highly honest, emotionally compelling place in a very Pop-Country world. Fiercely rooted in the classics, the girl who left her Kentucky home and high school at 16 to take a job at Dollywood has grown into a woman who embraces the genre’s forward progression. With the chart-topping, PLATINUM-certified title track from EVERY LITTLE THING, Carly became the highest charting solo female debut since July 2015. A loyal advocate of Country music’s legacy and future, it’s no surprise an institution like the Grand Ole Opry has invited her for more than 70 performances since her debut while the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum® partnered on Unbroken Circle: Exploring Country Music History with Carly Pearce. Adding slots on major tours with Blake Shelton, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean as well as Old Dominion throughout 2020, Carly has become “Country’s ‘it’ girl” (ABC Radio) while in pursuit of her childhood dream. For the latest updates and more, visit and follow @CarlyPearce for live performances, Q&As and more on Instagram


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