Carly Pearce Brings ‘Sass’ To CMAs With Kelsea Ballerini & Kelly Clarkson For Performance Of ‘Your Drunk, Go Home’

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Carly Pearce has arrived to the CMA Awards already a winner! The 5-time nominated songstress took house Musical Event of the Year for her collab with Ashley McBryde earlier than even stepping on the purple carpet at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” singer appeared gorgeous in a cleavage-baring white long-sleeve robe that featured a high-slit up her leg. Carly’s hair was pulled again in a unfastened up-do with items framing her face, and permitting a shocking pair of glittering diamond earrings to point out. The Female Vocalist of the Year nominee paired her look with satin inexperienced, level toe Manolo Blahnik’s that featured glowing elaborations.

Carly Pearce appeared gorgeous in white on the CMA Awards. (Shutterstock)

Carly is poised to affix Kelsea Ballerini and Kelly Clarkson on stage on the Bridgestone Arena later within the night to carry out their new collab, ‘You’re Drunk, Go Home,’ from Kelsea’s new album. Before that, the CMA winner carried out her track “Dear Miss Loretta” in candy tribute to the late Loretta Lynn. She opened up the heartfelt second by referencing her ‘Meemaw’s love for Loretta’s music, and the way that influenced her personal sound. “Especially the best way she wrote about her life, unapologetically,” Carly stated, glittering in a Loretta-inspired yellow robe. “Loretta, that is for you.”

Carly Pearce performs a tribute to Loretta Lynn. (Shutterstock)

She then returned to the stage with Kelsea and Kelly to sing their upbeat collab, sporting a lightweight blue romper with a pussy bow and a pair of glowing heeled booties. “I felt that there’s some sass and comedy to this track,” the “Dibs” singer instructed Billboard of bringing Carly and Kelly onto the monitor. “So I assumed, ‘Who are the ladies in my life which might be artists which have each of these issues?’ Carly and I’ve been associates for, like, 10 years, earlier than both of us had something occurring and we’ve simply seen one another personally and professionally via so many seasons of life. We’ve at all times wished to do a track collectively and this made sense.”

She continued, “I assumed the most important ask I might make is Kelly Clarkson, and I texted her that morning. She did her vocals that evening.”

At rehearsals for the CMAs, Carly joked with ET that Kelsea is a “dangerous affect” on her, saying, “she makes me do issues that I haven’t completed since I used to be 21.” She went on to name her collaborator her “greatest girlfriend on this city.” “I really like Kelly Clarkson. I’ve met her a couple of occasions, I’m an enormous fan of hers, so perhaps I’m nervous to be singing backup with Kelly Clarkson. But it’s gonna be so enjoyable,” she teased of the efficiency. “We all are simply followers of one another and precise girlfriends, so we’re actually gonna deliver the sass.”

Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini & Carly Pearce carry out on the CMA Awards. (Shutterstock)

Last 12 months, Carly look house the highest prize for Female Vocalist Of The Year, and she or he a contender for the award as soon as once more, in competitors with Carrie Underwood, Ashley McBryde and Lainey Wilson. “Everybody retains asking me that,” she instructed ET about the opportunity of taking house the award once more. “I imply, it was all the things, all the things, after all. It was the best second of my life final 12 months and it’s simply continued to be the perfect 12 months ever, so this is able to be a loopy method to finish it. I imply, genuinely. I used to be like, ‘I simply need one,’ and I keep in mind getting the textual content that stated, ‘You acquired 5.’ And simply to suppose that I’ve made music that’s impactful on this approach is so particular, that’s all I ever wished as a child. So, it simply actually does really feel loopy, I’m somewhat little bit of a loss for phrases.”

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