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.
Blake Shelton Announces Free Surprise Concerts
If you are dying to see Blake Shelton perform, we've got one word for you: Twitter. The award-winning, hilarious country crooner has taken to his favorite social media platform this week to announce a few surprise shows to his followers.
Taylor Swift Brings Out Surprise Guest Nelly in St. Louis
Taylor Swift and Nelly don't seem like a likely combination, but that hasn't stopped the country music crossover star from rubbing elbows with the St. Louis native on several occasions. During a Red Tour stopover in Nelly's hometown this week, Swift shocked her audience when she broug…
Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Top List of 100 ‘American Idol’ Hit Singles
Ever since singing competition reality shows became en vogue, radio play has been dotted with hits that came straight from shows like 'American Idol.' In fact, a lot of big-name stars -- including Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson -- came straight from the 'Idol' stage. Recently, Billboard magazin…
Taylor Swift Hit Spoofed in ‘Breaking Bad’ Parody
There's no better way to prepare for the return of the popular television show 'Breaking Bad' than by watching a hilarious parody of Taylor Swift's 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.' Of course, instead of the girl-power anthem the song was originally meant to be…
Jake Owen Shows Off His Sweet Little Easter Bunny
Jake Owen's baby girl may have been born on Thanksgiving Day, but this little lady is not just a turkey -- she's an Easter bunny baby, too. The holiday is still a few weeks off, but the doting is celebrating early by dressing Pearl up, complete with bunny ears, to share this adorable photo…
Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Joe Diffie Hit the Road for Roots & Boots Tour
If you're an old-school country music fan, you're going to love the upcoming Roots & Boots Tour. Featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Joe Diffie, this tour is tailor made for longtime, hardcore country music fans.
Brad Paisley Helps Install New Water Pumps in Haiti
This past week, Brad Paisley took a break from his typically busy schedule of writing and recording new music to donate his talents to people in the Thomazeau community in Haiti. By partnering with a charity called Live Beyond, Paisley and his team members were able to install water pumps for a…
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Threw a Pre-Grammys Party for Their Daughters
At the 2013 Grammys, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman looked more like megastars than the humble parents of two little girls. But the day before the big awards show, Urban and Kidman were in full-fledged parenting mode when they reportedly closed down the Giggles N' Hugs children's restaurant…
Tim McGraw’s ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’ Debuts at No. 1
He's done it again! Tim McGraw's brand new album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom,' debuted at the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Country Albums chart. This marks the 14th time in his illustrious career that McGraw has topped the charts.
Taylor Swift Reveals She’s Not a Yeller, Not a Fit-Thrower in Relationships
Taylor Swift graces the cover of Elle magazine's March 2013 issue looking vintage-hip, sporting a geometric yellow dress and slick-straight hair. Inside the cover, she loosens her poker stare a bit, chatting about -- what else -- but love.
Hunter Hayes Takes Center Stage in New Pepsi Commercial
Hunter Hayes didn't take home his first Grammy award in 2013, but the 21-year-old country newcomer still had a great night at the show. In addition to introducing Carrie Underwood's powerhouse performance, Hayes appeared during the commercial breaks in his new spot for Pepsi.
Toby Keith Trumpets 2013 Hammer Down Tour Dates
This summer, Toby Keith will lay down the hammer. The popular crooner has lined up 20 dates for his just-announced 2013 Hammer Down Tour, which will take off in June.