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.
Dierks Bentley Shares Gruesome Details of Jake Owen’s Hand Injury
The past week has been a rough one, physically, for Jake Owen. After a go-kart accident and hand surgery, country fans have been wondering what, exactly, happened to the 'Anywhere With You' singer. According to Dierks Bentley, Owen's fingers got cut up pretty badly.
Randy Travis Still Critical After Stroke, Stars Show Outpouring Support
As fans and onlookers anxiously await news about Randy Travis' health, fellow country music stars have been steadfast in showing their support of the iconic singer.
George Jones Dead at 81: Country Stars React
Country music artists and fans are reeling from the news that George Jones, arguably one of the greatest country singers of all time, died on Friday April 26. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is considered one of the most important and influential singers in the history of American popular music, and Nashville's biggest stars are taking the news hard.
Kelly Clarkson Performs ‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee’ at President Obama’s Inauguration
After President Obama gave his now-famous inauguration speech on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, Kelly Clarkson had her very own chance to shine. The country crossover (and Obama supporter) sang a heart-tugging rendition of 'My Country 'Tis of Thee.'
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Lyric Video Details a Woman Scorned
It doesn't seem like it would be possible for a country singer to capture his or her personality in a simple lyric video. But somehow, Miranda Lambert overcame the odds when she released a quirky video that spells out every word to her tune 'Mama's Broken Heart.'
Kenny Chesney Documentary ‘The Color Orange’ to Air This Weekend
When people of Middle Tennessee say they "bleed orange," they're referring to their undying devotion to the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Kenny Chesney is counted amongst the school's fans. In fact, the award-winning country crooner loves the Big Orange so much that he produced a documentary about the football team's history.
Zac Brown Band to Sing National Anthem Before BCS National Championship Game
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
Luke Bryan Recalls His Best New Year’s Eve
It's that time of year again! Christmas is over and most of us are scrambling to make plans for New Year's Eve. Even though there can be pressure to do something really special in honor of the new year, Luke Bryan recently revealed that his best New Year's Eve was spent with good friends.
Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Hit the Slopes With Another Celebrity Couple
Weather conditions have been pretty frightful for folks all over the U.S. this week, but in Taylor Swift's world, things are starting to heat up. The 23-year-old country crossover singer hit the slopes with One Direction's Harry Styles and another celebrity couple last weekend for a little R&R.
Taylor Swift Officially Confirmed for ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2013′
Between promoting her 'Red' album and putting on live performances worldwide, Taylor Swift has become very familiar with Times Square this year. That's why it's only fitting that she would close out 2012 with a performance at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2013' in the Big Apple.
Toby Keith Introduces Characters in ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Video
The long wait to see Toby Keith's 'Hope on the Rocks' video is just about over. But in case you are dying to learn more about the characters in the storied song, the country star has released a teaser video to introduce some of them to you.
Zac Brown Band Find a Circus of Love in New ‘Goodbye in Her Eyes’ Video
Zac Brown Band is one of the most talented country groups on the charts right now. And the band's latest video release proves why. Showcasing the entire group's musical prowess and creativity, 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' becomes more than just a mournful love ballad.