Welcome to Feel-Good Friday, a weekly roundup of heartwarming stories, lighthearted videos, and inspiring country news that reminds us all there is still good in the world.
Carly Pearce shares her ACM Awards excitement
Carly Pearce is an example of if you work hard, your dreams will come true. In a recent Instagram post, the singer shares her excitement to be a three-time ACM Awards nominee. With a photo of the singer grinning from ear-to-ear she captions, “Yesterday when @scott.borchetta announces at a press conference that you’re a 3X @acmawards nominee. I still can’t believe it!!!” Pearce is nominated for Female Artist of the Year, Single of the Year and Musical Event of the Year for “I Hope You’re Happy Now” featuring Lee Brice at next Sunday’s 56th Annual ACM Awards.
Dylan Scott’s three-year-old son belts his songs
Dylan Scott’s three-year-old son, Beckett, had a sugar rush following the Easter treats he received. “How much candy did the Easter bunny bring your kids?” Scott asks in a video. During a car ride, Scott then captured Beckett singing his singles “Nobody,” “Hooked” and “My Girl” at the top of lungs.
Jason Aldean’s daughter helps him drive around the farm
Jason Aldean had a little helper on the farm this week. The singer enlisted the assistance of his youngest daughter, Navy, during the drive. “Navy had to wear her new bike helmet while driving us around the farm today. #safetyfirst,” he writes alongside a clip of the father-daughter duo on the farm.
Matt Stell’s mom directs his new music video
When the music video director for “That Ain’t Me No More” can’t be found, Matt Stell’s mom steps into the role. Taking her new job very seriously, she makes Matt’s time on set a little more difficult. “Cut, cut, cut, cut!” she says in between one of the scenes. “Oh my gosh, sit up straight, Matthew Neal. You’re all slumped over. Wasting everyone’s time. Let’s try that again, don’t you think?” Watch Matt’s mom take over the video set in the clip above.
Tiera hears “Not Your Girl” on the radio
Tiera shares her excitement of hearing her single “Not Your Girl” on the radio for the first time recently in Nashville. Sitting in her car, the singer films a clip of the song being played on Nashville iHeartRadio station 97.9 while she sings along. “Breaking out my incredible dance skills because NOT YOUR GIRL WAS JUST ON THE RADIO!!!!” she captions the clip.