Chart-Topping Duet “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” with Ashley McBryde Becomes First Female Pairing to Win Best Country Duo/Group Performance

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 6, 2023) – Reigning ACM Awards Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce earned her first GRAMMY® award for her chart-topping duet “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” with Ashley McBryde, making history as the first female pairing to win Best Country Duo/Group Performance. During their acceptance speech Pearce shared, “we wrote this song together and it has just transcended so many of my wildest dreams. We won a GRAMMY!”
Featured on her critically-acclaimed and commercially-lauded 29: WRITTEN IN STONE album, Pearce is set to deliver a new live version on March 24 via Big Machine Records. Produced by Pearce alongside David Clauss, the album was recorded during an intimate concert event at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, featuring special guests Lee Brice (“I Hope You’re Happy Now”), The Isaacs (“Easy Going”), Matthew West (“Truth Be Told”), Jenee Fleenor (“29”) and McBryde. Pearce continues to resonate with her honest lyrics and timeless musicality while closing her 29 story with current GOLD-certified Top-10-and-soaring hit “What He Didn’t Do,” which has amassed over 200 million streams to date.
Fans can pre-order 29: WRITTEN IN STONE (LIVE FROM MUSIC CITY) today.
Up next, Pearce joins Blake Shelton’s BACK TO THE HONKY TONK TOUR kicking off February 16 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Honored as one of CMT’s 2022 Artists of The Year, the Grand Ole Opry and Kentucky Music Hall of Fame member is currently writing and recording new material as she prepares for her next musical chapter. For tour dates and more, visit