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…
Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina + More Step Up for CMA Fest Celeb Softball Game
Every year, country music kicks off CMA Fest by giving back. Before the acts and their hordes of fans descend on Nashville to indulge in great food and even better music, dozens of stars participate in the City of Hope's annual Celebrity Softball Challenge to raise money for cancer research.
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.
Lady Antebellum Announces ‘Golden’ Release Party in New York City
Lady Antebellum has a lot on the calendar in the next few months. In addition to releasing their fourth studio album, 'Golden,' on May 7, the trio's front woman Hillary Scott will welcome a baby girl into the world. Luckily, pregnancy didn't distract Scott from putting out a grea…
Jo Dee Messina’s Mother Undergoes Open Heart Surgery
Jo Dee Messina's mother is undergoing heart surgery this morning (April 25). According to the singer's Facebook and Twitter accounts, her mother needs the operation to save her life.
Brad Paisley Relives Young Romance in ‘Beat This Summer’ Video
Summertime is just a few short weeks away, but if you're jonesing for salt, sand and summer love, Brad Paisley's 'Beat This Summer' video has got you covered. In the music video for his latest tune, Paisley reminds fans just how fun a summer romance can be.
Luke Bryan Buys Jason Aldean a New Ride
Nobody is quite as good at gift-giving as your best friend. And it's obvious that Luke Bryan is one of Jason Aldean's closest pals, because over the weekend Bryan surprised his buddy with a 1976 Bronco.
Family Comes First for Tim McGraw
Despite his storied music career and dozens of awards, Tim McGraw is about as down-to-earth as it gets. As successful as his music career has been for the past few decades, McGraw is still quick to admit that his family comes first -- no matter what.
Hunter Hayes to Premiere Brand New Single ‘I Want Crazy’ at 2013 ACM Awards
If you've been hankering for some new tunes from Hunter Hayes, the wait is almost over. During the 2013 ACM Awards on April 7, the rising country music star has promised to premiere a brand new single for viewers.
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift + More to Perform on Tim McGraw’s ‘Superstar Summer Night’
Tim McGraw has put together an unbeatable lineup to perform on his CBS special, 'ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night.' In addition to country stars Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, R&B artist Ne-Yowill make an appearance.
George Strait Honored With Career Achievement Award at 2013 Country Radio Hall of Fame Cer…
As one of the reigning kings of country music, George Strait has scored 59 No. 1 hit singles during his illustrious his career. That's why it's not surprising that the Country Radio Hall of Fame honored Strait with a Career Achievement Award at Tuesday's (Feb. 28) ceremony.
Trace Adkins Jokes, Threatens in ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Teaser
Trace Adkins is ready to take a second shot at 'Celebrity Apprentice' and has joined the cast of the upcoming season of 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.' The new season opens on March 3, but until then, Adkins fans have a fun teaser video to tide them over. The singer doesn't…
Florida Georgia Line Prepare for Summer in ‘Get Your Shine On’ Video
It's never too early to start daydreaming about summer, right? If you've had it with dreary winter days, one look at Florida Georgia Line's vacation-themed 'Get Your Shine On' video will snap you out of the winter blues.