Country sweetheart and proud Kentucky native Carly Pearce will soon be inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame.
The ceremony will take place on Friday, October 28 in Renfro Valley. Fellow inductees include Grand Ole Opry background vocalist Norah Lee Allen, Steel Guitar Hall of Famer Tommy White, “I’m From the Country” hit songwriter Marty Brown and posthumously, Bluegrass songwriting legend Pete Goble and master guitarist and legendary producer Paul Yandell.
Pearce, who was raised in Taylor Mill, Kentucky, is thrilled over the honor.
“Kentucky is where I learned to love country music and the incredibly talented musicians who wove their stories and texture throughout the genre. From straight-up sass of The Judds and Patty Loveless or truly understanding Loretta Lynn’s heartache, to the Bluegrass tinge of Ricky Skaggs and Bill Monroe, their influences have driven my music,” Carly shares. “I am so excited and grateful to be inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame this Fall.”
Carly Pearce is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and is currently nominated for four ACM Awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for 29: WRITTEN IN STONE. She’s slated to perform her Video and Music Event-nominated “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” with Ashley McBryde during the March 7 event.