Carly Pearce Takes the Country Now Pop Quiz

Since Carly Pearce hit the music scene in 2017, she has gone on to become one of modern country music’s…


Lauren Jo Black

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February 5, 2020


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Carly Pearce; Photo by Rachel Deeb

Since Carly Pearce hit the music scene in 2017, she has gone on to become one of modern country music’s most treasured voices. Her fresh take on traditional country has captured the hearts of fans far and wide and she’s only just getting started.

The Kentucky native will continue to forge her path in country music with the release of her much anticipated sophomore album, on February 14. The self-titled project finds the budding superstar revealing more of her personal story, recounting life after heartbreak as well as exploring a new relationship and ultimately finding true love.

Pearce previously shared that this record includes some of her most “honest, real and raw songs” to date, and judging by the pre-released tracks, she wasn’t kidding.

We caught up with Pearce ahead of the release of her new album and she completed the Country Now Pop Quiz, revealing a few fun facts about herself.

Who is her style icon? What is her biggest guilty pleasure? How would she describe her new album in one word? Check out the Pop Quiz above to find out!

Carly Pearce’s new album is available for pre-order HERE.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.