Megan Pacella has been writing about all genres of music since 2007. Her work has been published in Fringe, Brite, Paste, Nashville Lifestyles and American Songwriter. Aside from spending a summer in New York City (where she met her fiance!), Megan has been living, working and playing in Nashville, Tenn., since 2003. When she's not blogging about country music, you can find her gardening, kayaking, hiking, drinking lots of coffee, and--most importantly--cuddling with her golden retriever, Gibson.
Billy Currington Sets Release Date, Track Listing for New Album ‘We Are Tonight’
It's been three years since Billy Currington released his last album, but the wait is finally over for fans who are pining for new music from the 'Hey Girl' hitmaker.
Carrie Underwood Celebrates Five Years as Grand Ole Opry Member
At just 30 years old, it's hard to believe that Carrie Underwood has already been a member of the Grand Ole Opry for five years. The Grammy-winning country singer celebrated her anniversary on Friday (June 7) by closing out the first of two performances on the infamous Opry stage with a special…
Holly Tucker Finds Motivation After Blake Shelton Defends Her to Music Critic
By now, everyone should know not to mess with Blake Shelton or those close to him. After a Houston critic dissed 'The Voice' contestant Holly Tucker, Shelton took to Twitter to post a very public and very fiery response, which Tucker says she was "touched" by.
Taylor Swift Debuts ‘Red’ at 2013 CMT Music Awards
After Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryan primed the crowd, Taylor Swift introduced her new country single to CMT Music Awards viewers. Nobody was shocked that Swift brought tons of energy and pizazz to the stage with her 'Red' performance.
Jo Dee Messina Asking Fans to Kickstart New Album
Everyone knows that Jo Dee Messina is one of those fiercely independent, tell-it-like-it-is country music stars. But it's hard to believe that Messina has never had the chance to make an album the way she really wants it to be. Now, after 18 years in the industry, Messina hopes to finally have …
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Gets the PS22 Kids Choir Treatment
At PS22 in Staten Island, a chorus of mega-talented 5th graders earns a music credit by putting on their own renditions of hit songs. Led by their instructor, piano player Gregg Breinberg, the adolescent kiddos have sang songs by everyone from Katy Perry to Adele to our own country music gem Ca…
Luke Bryan’s ‘Just a Sip’ Video Brings the Ultimate Spring Break Party
Nothing gets you in the spirit of summer quite like seeing thousands of college kids hanging out at the beach during Spring Break. Beaches, beer and bathing suits -- what else do you need? Nothing! That's why Luke Bryan used Spring Break footage to capture the ultimate party-time summer vibe in…
George Strait Is 60 for 60, Fellow Country Artists Celebrate in Fun Video
Every day is a good day to be George Strait, but now the superstar has more cause to celebrate his illustrious career than usual. Strait ignited 60 for 60 campaign, pushing to clinch his 60th No. 1 hit before his 61st birthday, which he celebrated over the weekend. The iconic country star hit his go…
Sheryl Crow Lives Out the Ultimate ‘Staycation’ in ‘Easy’ Video
Summer is just around the corner, and most of us are dreaming of beach vacations--except for Sheryl Crow, that is. Crow's latest hit, 'Easy,' sounds like a summer tune, but it's a country song all about cozying up at home with the object of your affection.
Keith Urban Voted Best ‘American Idol’ Judge Ever
Even though Keith Urban has only been a judge on 'American Idol' for one season, which is winding down as we speak, his quiet and kind demeanor has already made him a fan favorite.
Alan Jackson Pays Tribute to George Jones at Tour Stop
Still reeling from the news that George Jones passed away on Friday, April 26, Alan Jackson took some time to pay tribute to The Possum last weekend. During a stop on his current tour, Jackson covered 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' for a mesmerized crowd in Birmingham, Ala.
Krystal Keith Celebrates Fathers and Daughters in ‘Daddy Dance With Me’ Video
Can you imagine coming up with a better surprise gift for your father than writing an original song? Krystal Keith sure can't -- that's why she recorded 'Daddy Dance With Me' to surprise Toby Keith during the father/daughter dance at her wedding. Now Keith has released a touching…