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.
Hunter Hayes Promises New Album Will Be ‘Whole-Hearted’
Since Hunter Hayes' self-titled debut album has been so successful, his group of devoted followers (the Hayniacs) have been dying to hear some new tunes. Rest assured, the singer promises that there will be another album, but he's going to take time to make it completely genuine.
Tim McGraw Performs Live on ‘Good Morning America’
Super Bowl Sunday is still a few days away, but Tim McGraw is already helping America get psyched for the big game. On Friday morning (Feb. 1), McGraw played 'One of Those Nights' for a packed audience at the House of Blues in New Orleans. The performance aired live on 'Good Morning A…
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Reuniting?
She swore they were never, ever, getting back together, but rumor has it that Taylor Swift and One Direction's Harry Styles might reunite this coming weekend. Swift reportedly touched down in London and checked into a hotel near Styles' home on Wednesday. Could they be reconnecting?
Jana Kramer Releases Heartbreaking ‘Whiskey’ Video
Since Jana Kramer released 'Whiskey,' the second single off of her self-titled debut country album, the forlorn love song has been tearing up the country charts. Now Kramer has released a video that helps tell the story behind this fan-favorite tune.
The Band Perry Announce New Fan Club
Just when you thought you couldn't possibly be a bigger fan of the Band Perry, the sibling trio comes out with a new way for you to pledge your allegiance to them and their music: The Fans Perry fan club!
Walk Off the Earth Deliver Awesome Vocal Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
Nobody can beat Taylor Swift at her own game, but if anyone comes close to creating a comparable cover of the country crossover star's hit song 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' it's the Canadian indie band Walk Off the Earth. The five-member group created a stunning remake of her new s…
‘X Factor’ Winner Tate Stevens Is Headed to Nashville, Home of Country Music
In case you haven't heard the news, country music hopeful Tate Stevens took home the winning prize on the latest season of 'X Factor.' Not wanting to rest on his laurels, Stevens is heading to Nashville to try to break into the country music scene.
Justin Moore Turns Show Into Powerful Vigil for Connecticut Shooting Victims
Justin Moore must have had a tough time concentrating on his show in Jacksonville, Fla. on Friday night (Dec. 14). After a national tragedy struck Newtown, Conn. when a young man broke into an elementary school and killed 27 people, many children, Moore had to stop and weep with America.
Carrie Underwood Falls Ill, Donates Proceeds From Attempted Concert
Being on the road all the time certainly can take a toll on one's voice -- especially for country stars who really like to belt it out at every tour stop. After losing her voice on her 2012 Blown Away Tour recently, the ever-generous Carrie Underwood plans to donate the proceeds of her Des Moin…
Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd + More to Judge Music Competition for Unsigned Hopefuls
There are plenty of talented artists out there whose music you've never heard. After all, where would your favorite artists be without their record labels? To help undiscovered singers find their way, Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd, Craig Morgan and Dustin Lynch have agreed to judge the official Un…
Jason Aldean Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin Eve’ Celebration
Jason Aldean will be ringing in the New Year with a warm Los Angeles breeze and a live performance that will be aired on national television. The country crooner has been confirmed for the West Coast Party in conjunction with 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin&Close…
Former Backstreet Boy Phoenix Stone Unveils Country Music Video, ‘100 Proof Moonshine’
Phoenix Stone has come a long way since the early 2000s. Now that the singer -- an early member of the famed Backstreet Boys -- has moved his central focus to country music, he's singing about hanging out in the woods and drinking '100 Proof Moonshine.'