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.
Sara Evans Tries to Woo Taylor Swift Into a Duet With Compliments, Flattery
Sara Evans wants to duet with Taylor Swift, and she's not being shy about it. Not one bit.
Tim McGraw Partners With Duracell to Help First Responders Across America
To promote the new Duracell Quantum battery --and celebrate EMTs, firefighters and first responders all over the country-- Tim McGraw and Duracell are teaming up to give away one million batteries to the men and women who keep us safe when disaster strikes. The result is a series of tear-jerkin…
Sugarland Still Not Breaking Up, Kristian Bush Confirms
Fear not, Sugarland fans: Even though Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles both have solo projects going on, the duo isn't breaking up.
Kelly Clarkson on Being a Stepmom: ‘I Really Dig the Mom Thing’
Kelly Clarkson and fiance Brandon Blackstock are set to get married this fall. But Clarkson is already relishing in one aspect of her new life: step-motherhood.
Florida Georgia Line, Sheryl Crow to Announce 2013 CMA Awards Nominees
Every September, country music fans anxiously await the announcement of the year's CMA Awards nominees. In 2013, Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow are the lucky artists who get to announce those nominees.
Taylor Swift and Sara Bareilles Get ‘Brave’ Together in Los Angeles
The great thing about seeing Taylor Swift live in concert is that you never know who she'll bring out on stage to share the microphone with her. On Monday (Aug. 19) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Swift gave fans a major surprise when she performed a duet with Sara Bareilles.
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…
Jake Owen to Put on Free Summer Block Party in Nashville
Jake Owen fans in the Nashville area are in for a treat next week. Before summer winds down, Owen is going to throw a free summer block party to celebrate his fans and the success of his latest single, 'Days of Gold.'
Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’ Is One Big Singalong During ‘Country’s Night to Rock’
During the 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock' concert, which aired Monday (Aug. 12), Darius Rucker proved that his hit single 'Wagon Wheel' is the stuff singalongs are made of.
Keith Urban Reveals Track Listing for Upcoming ‘Fuse’ Album
Keith Urban's much-anticipated seventh studio album is just about a month away from hitting the digital store shelves. And, Urban has released the track listing to give fans an idea of what they can expect when 'Fuse' impacts on Sept. 10.
Luke Bryan Reveals Name, Cover Art for 2013 New Album
Luke Bryan's highly anticipated new album is going to hit stores on August 13. But until this week, Bryan hadn't officially released the name and cover of the album.
Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow Announce Co-Headlining Tour
This just in: Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow are teaming up to co-headline the 2013 Free and Easy Tour this fall!
Jo Dee Messina Fans Raise More Than $100,000 for Her New Record
Country singers everywhere should be might envious of Jo Dee Messina's dedicated fanbase right about now. Seeking an influx of capital to release a new record, Messina launched a Kickstarter project to raise $100,000 in 30 days. Her fans answered the call -- and then some.
LeAnn Rimes Performs on ‘The View,’ Says She’s Approaching Music ‘From a Human Perspective…
LeAnn Rimes has had a rough couple of months, but it looks like things are turning around for the country singer. This week, Rimes performed 'Just a Girl Like You' from her new album 'Spitfire' on 'The View,' also chatting briefly about the drama surrounding her relatio…