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.
Keith Urban Says He, Fellow ‘American Idol’ Judges Still Getting Into a Groove
Season 13 of 'American Idol' doesn't even premiere until January, but it sounds like there's already been an entire season's worth of drama. Country crooner and 'Idol' judge Keith Urban admitted in a recent interview that there have been a few rough patches, but he…
Taylor Swift Sports Pink Hair While Shooting ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Video
Taylor Swift's critics have called her a lot of things, but nobody can accuse her of being boring. Never one to settle on a signature look, country music's sweetheart sported a pink punk rock hairstyle while filming her 'I Knew You Were Trouble' video over the weekend.
Eli Young Band Have a Laugh in Robotic ‘Say Goodnight’ Music Video
Eli Young Band's latest single, 'Say Goodnight,' is a pretty serious love ballad. The twangy tune is all about wanting to ignore your daily to-do list, draw the shades and spend some time with that special someone in your life. But EYB's 'Say Goodnight' video isn't…
Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.
Blake Shelton Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2012 CMAs, Responds With Shock and Awe
Reba McEntire and Tim Allen teamed up at the 2012 CMA awards to hand out the most coveted trophy of the night: the Entertainer of the Year award. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and 2011 winner Taylor Swift were all nominated for EoTY, but in the end, Shelton beat out the co…
Taylor Swift to Perform on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Week
Calling all 'Dancing With the Stars' fans! If you're a fan of the dancing competition show and country music, this is your week. On Tuesday (Oct. 30), Taylor Swift herself will perform live on 'DWTS' to supplement the show's country music episodes.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s Dog, Loretta, Goes Missing
Few things are as sad as losing one of your favorite pets -- especially if you're as much of an animal lover as Miranda Lambert and her husband Blake Shelton. Unfortunately, the couple's rescue pup, Loretta, went missing from their hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma over the weekend. The country coupl…
Kellie Pickler Opens Up About Being a ‘Cancer Buddy,’ Shaving Her Head on ‘Ellen’
"It's just hair," Kellie Pickler told Ellen DeGeneres on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Friday morning (Sept. 14), where she showed off her new hairdo on national television. The sweet and southern singer has been getting loads of attention for shaving her head in support of her best friend's …
Little Big Town Bring the ‘Pontoon’ Boat to ‘Ellen’
To promote their upcoming album, 'Tornado,' Little Big Town hit the small screen bright and early on Thursday for a performance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.' The award-winning foursome was all smiles as they took the stage to perform 'Pontoon' for a crowd.
Lionel Richie ‘Thrilled’ to Get First-Ever CMA Awards Nomination for Darius Rucker Duet
With a long and mega-successful career, you would think that Lionel Richie would have been nominated for practically every music award there is by now. But in the short time since he crossed over into the country side of things, Richie hasn't been formally honored for his work -- until now, tha…
Scotty McCreery to Room With Longtime Friends at North Carolina State This Fall
Lots of country stars have managed to juggle touring schedules and family life without too many problems. But this fall, Scotty McCreery will try a new kind of juggling act when he joins the Wolfpack at North Carolina State University on the weekdays and continues playing shows on weekends.