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.
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.
Stand Up for Music Award Honors Sarah Darling’s Commitment to Music Education
Thanks to her dedication to the craft of songwriting, Sarah Darling is about to be honored for her commitment to music education. The National Association for Music Education recently announced that Darling is the recipient of this year's Stand Up for Music Award.
Randy Travis Remembers George Jones in ‘Tonight I’m Playing Possum’
The country music community has been grieving since George Jones died in April. To help soften the blow -- and perhaps to cope with his feelings -- Randy Travis dedicated a new song called 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum' to a man many call the greatest country singer of all time. Jo…
Luke Bryan Releases ‘Crash My Party’ Video on the ‘Today’ Show
On Thursday (June 20), Luke Bryan gave viewers of the 'Today' show a sneak preview of his new music video for 'Crash My Party.'
Sammy Hagar + More Added to Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert
On July 6, Toby Keith will host a major effort to provide relief to victims of the tornadoes that ravaged parts of Oklahoma this spring. Big-name country stars like Willie Nelson and Garth Brooks have been on the list of performers from the get-go, but Keith recently added more names and sponsors to…
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.
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…
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…
Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Climbs to No. 1
It's a good week to be Tim McGraw. Okay, every week is a good week to be McGraw, but especially this one, since the country superstar's single 'Highway Don't Care' clinched the top slot on the country charts.
Absent Blake Shelton Wins CMT’s 2013 Male Video of the Year Award for ‘Sure Would Be Cool …
Not every woman gets the opportunity to present her husband with a coveted award. But at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Miranda Lambert had that opportunity when she announced that her husband, Blake Shelton, won Male Video of the Year for his smash hit 'Sure Would Be Cool if You Did.'