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.
Carrie Underwood Sports More Than $25 Million in Diamonds at 2013 Emmy Awards
It's always hard to outshine Carrie Underwood, but it was nearly impossible when she walked the red carpet that the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday night (Sept. 22).
Taylor Swift and Actor Brenton Thwaites Hang Out, Romance Rumors Fly
Not surprisingly, rumors of a budding romance are flying after Taylor Swift and actor Brenton Thwaites were spotted hanging out at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.
Craig Morgan Buys His Own Album, Leaves Walmart Cashier in Shock
Chances are, Craig Morgan can get his hands on his new album without forking over any cash. But that didn't stop the country singer from buying a copy of his latest release 'The Journey (Livin' Hits)' at Walmart, leaving the cashier who rang up his purchase in shock.
Kenny Rogers Reunites With Dolly Parton on New Album, ‘You Can’t Make Old Friends’
Kenny Rogers has been a country music mainstay for a few decades now, but the 'I Can't Unlove You' hitmaker isn't done yet.
Martina McBride’s Fans to Help Build New Playground
Martina McBride is the kind of person who just wants to make the world a better place. The legendary country star harnessed the power of her national volunteer group, Team Martina, and partnered with a giving website called Crowdrise to help raise $20,000 for the Chastain Park Conservancy Playground…
Luke Bryan Feels There’s Room for Blending Genres in Country Music
Country fans are fiercely loyal about their favorite music genre -- sometimes to the point that they only want "true country artists" to identify themselves as country singers. But Luke Bryan thinks that there's room for blending genres in today's brand of mainstream coun…
Jo Dee Messina in Talks With ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Jo Dee Messina has always been the kind of country singer who tells it like it is. And that's exactly what the 'My Give a Damn's Busted' hitmaker did when she went public with the information that she's in talks with 'Dancing With the Stars.'
Scotty McCreery Gets His Fried Chicken Fix in 2013 Bojangles Commercials
When Scotty McCreery is out on the road, he turns to the next best thing he can find to home cooking. Judging by the commercials McCreery has recorded for Bojangles this year, he finds himself waiting at the Bojangles drive-through window quite a bit.
Taylor Swift Says Soon, She ‘Won’t Even Be Able to Focus on a Conversation’
Right now, Taylor Swift is pouring all of her focus into her 2013 Red Tour with her buddy Ed Sheeran. But in a few months, when the tour has ended and Swifty is cozied up at home, she knows she'll be obsessing over her next album.
Jay Leno Parodies Taylor Swift’s ’22’ With ’63’ [VIDEO]
Lately, it seems like all the cool kids have something to say about Taylor Swift's '22' music video. Most recently, Jay Leno took a stab at using the '22' video to mock his own climbing age with a '63' parody.
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…
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.