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Megan Pacella

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.
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Taylor Swift Shares Her ‘State of Grace’ on ‘Good Morning America’

These days, 'Good Morning America' is Taylor Swift's best friend. The mega-popular crossover star has been popping by the show frequently the past few weeks to preview new songs for her fans. Monday was no different, as Swift chatted for a few minutes and introduced and exclusive preview of a new song from her 'Red' album called 'State of Grace.'

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Sarah Darling to Appear on Upcoming Season of ‘The Bachelor’

Sarah Darling's latest single, 'Home to Me,' is the perfect listen for lovers. In fact, it's such a romantic tune that it scored the country singer some face time on the upcoming season of 'The Bachelor.' Hoping to impress one of the contestants, the bachelor himself tried to romance his date at a Sarah Darling concert.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Brantley Gilbert Poser Pleads Guilty in Theft Case, Apologizes

Back in April, Brantley Gilbert experienced a real shock when he learned that an Indiana man had been posing not only as him, but also as his manager and producer. Now, the Gilbert imposter, 25-year-old Thomas Michael Barth, has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony theft.

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Taylor Swift Shows Off Sass, Style in New ‘Red’ Promo Photos

As October 22 draws nearer, temperatures drop and the leaves change colors -- to red, if you will -- Taylor Swift is amping up promotion for her new album, appropriately titled 'Red.' The 'Begin Again' singer has been teasing new songs, rocking out performances and, naturally, posing for cameras, as shown here in a series of 'Red' promo pictures.

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Taylor Swift Touches on the Rules of Love, ‘Hooking Up’ and Conor Kennedy in Rolling Stone Cover Issue

These days, Taylor Swift is wearing her heart on her sleeve. The singer's forthcoming 'Red' album seems to be somewhat of a tell-all of past relationships, and she's even been openly talking about -- albeit lightly -- her new boyfriend, Conor Kennedy. In Swift's 2012 Rolling Stone cover issue, she touches on those topics and more.

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Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Taylor Swift ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Spoof Becomes NHL Lockout Anthem

Taylor Swift's 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' has been getting a lot of attention. But perhaps the most eye-raising use of the popular debut single from 'Red' tune is that it's currently being used as the 'official' song of the NHL lockout.

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Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images

Keith Urban Was Encouraged to ‘Get Out of Country Music’ as Reality Show Contestant

Before he even considered judging the upcoming season of 'American Idol' or sat down in that big red chair on 'The Voice' Australia, Keith Urban had plenty of experience with singing competition shows. As a young boy, the 'For You' hitmaker appeared as a contestant on an Australian reality show that is similar to 'Idol.' However, he wasn't as popular as he is now... by any means.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Loretta Lynn Celebrates 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry

In 1962, Loretta Lynn was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, just two years after her debut on the famous Nashville stage. On Tuesday night (Sept. 25), the iconic country singer celebrated the 50th anniversary of her induction with a commemorative show.

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Boy’s Kiss With Carrie Underwood Came After His Home Burned Down

Chase Kurnick's kiss with country superstar Carrie Underwood was his first, and it came near the end of a difficult year for the 12-year-old. In May, his family's house burned down after a lightning strike. Nothing like a smooch from one of the most beautiful women on the planet to lift your spirits.

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