Published by Cel Manero from Global One Media, Inc.
Carly Pearce seized the opportunity to introduce a brand new song during her performance at the inaugural People’s Choice Country Music Awards on Thursday night, September 28.
Pearce’s song, a heartfelt ode to country music and the life experiences it has granted her, was a perfect fit for the revered Grand Ole Opry stage. It allowed her to highlight the genre’s tradition-rich sound, characterized by strings and twang.
The visual presentation complemented the music’s traditional elements, as the Opry stage was transformed to resemble an old barn, complete with backing musicians playing on pallet stands. Carly Pearce, positioned at center stage, donned thigh-high boots and a glittering black and pink floral ensemble, singing into a bedazzled microphone that matched her outfit.
In addition to her performance, Pearce was also nominated in several categories, including Female Artist and Collaboration Song of 2023 for her track “We Don’t Fight Anymore,” featuring Chris Stapleton.
“Country Music Made Me Do It” is one of the previously released tracks from Pearce’s upcoming project, the title of which is yet to be revealed. She has also released “We Don’t Fight Anymore,” a duet with Chris Stapleton, from this album.
The song’s title also serves as the name for Carly Pearce’s upcoming tour, the “Country Music Made Me Do It Tour.” This six-week tour will kick off in New York City on October 5 and conclude in Detroit on November 18. Adam Doleac will join as the opening act for nine of the 12 shows, with Hannah Ellis filling in for the remaining dates.