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.
Florida Georgia Line Chalk Up Second CMT Award for Duo Video of the Year
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line must be tired of getting on and off the 2013 CMT Music Awards stage. The duo made their third trip up the stairs when they snagged the belt buckle for Duo Video of the Year.
Taylor Swift Debuts ‘Red’ at 2013 CMT Music Awards
After Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryan primed the crowd, Taylor Swift introduced her new country single to CMT Music Awards viewers. Nobody was shocked that Swift brought tons of energy and pizazz to the stage with her 'Red' performance.
Darius Rucker Gets CMT Music Awards Attendees on Their Feet With Energetic ‘Wagon Wheel’ P…
After several energetic performances at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Darius Rucker brought the crowd to their feet once again with a no-holds-barred rendition of 'Wagon Wheel.'
Zac Brown Band Schedule 3rd Annual Southern Ground Music and Food Festival for Charleston
It looks like Zac Brown Band are really onto something with the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival. This year, the festival, which is a sensory experience that combines great music with tasty food, is returning to Charleston, S.C., for the third time.
Jo Dee Messina Asking Fans to Kickstart New Album
Everyone knows that Jo Dee Messina is one of those fiercely independent, tell-it-like-it-is country music stars. But it's hard to believe that Messina has never had the chance to make an album the way she really wants it to be. Now, after 18 years in the industry, Messina hopes to finally have …
Randy Houser Burns the Midnight Oil in ‘Runnin’ Outta Moonlight’ Video
If you're not already yearning for cool summer nights outside, Randy Houser's new 'Runnin' Outta Moonlight' video will do the trick. With a gorgeous starscape, full moon and inky black sky, this clip will make you want to pull an all-nighter.
Conan O’Brien Bitterly Teaches Taylor Swift What 22 Is Really Like
The lyrics to Taylor Swift's hit song make 22 sound like a darn good time. Lots of late-night hangouts, dreaming of the future, acting silly with friends -- what more could you want? Unfortunately, the reality for most is that early 20s aren't nearly as fun as they look in the '22&apo…
George Strait Is 60 for 60, Fellow Country Artists Celebrate in Fun Video
Every day is a good day to be George Strait, but now the superstar has more cause to celebrate his illustrious career than usual. Strait ignited 60 for 60 campaign, pushing to clinch his 60th No. 1 hit before his 61st birthday, which he celebrated over the weekend. The iconic country star hit his go…
Luke Bryan’s ‘Just a Sip’ Video Brings the Ultimate Spring Break Party
Nothing gets you in the spirit of summer quite like seeing thousands of college kids hanging out at the beach during Spring Break. Beaches, beer and bathing suits -- what else do you need? Nothing! That's why Luke Bryan used Spring Break footage to capture the ultimate party-time summer vibe in…
Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Sound of Music’ to Air This Winter
News about Carrie Underwood's role in the upcoming NBC adaptation of the musical 'The Sound of Music' has been swirling for months, and now, we have a premiere date.
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.
Shania Twain Continues Her Vegas Residency
After a nearly decade-long hiatus, Shania Twain returned to country music as a resident performer in Las Vegas. And now, the 'Any Man of Mine' hitmaker has added 22 new dates to round out the first year of her two-year stint as a Las Vegas headliner.