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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: (L-R) Carly Pearce and Michael Ray speak onstage during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Is Carly Pearce throwing shade at Michael Ray in her new song? She insists that the song was NOT written about Michael, but after opening up about her divorce last week, (and the news that Michael appears to be dating Travis Tritt’s daughter), it’s hard not to read between the lines.

“He’ll charm your mama with that smile, hide the red flags for a little while,” Carly sings in ‘Next Girl.’  

Carly performed the song (virtually, of course) on The Kelly Clarkson Show last week.

Carly Pearce Performs Hit Song 'Next Girl'

CMA Awards 2020 New Artist of the Year nominee Carly Pearce performs her hit song "Next Girl," which she calls an homage to country stars like Faith Hill and...

ICYMI: Carly Pearce calls herself lucky that she quickly found out that marriage to Michael Ray wasn’t what she wanted for her life. 


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