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.
Luke Bryan Sweeps 2012 ACAs Show With Nine Awards, Including Artist of the Year
In order to honor the ultimate 2012 American Country Awards artist, Jewel and her husband, bull rider Ty Murray, took to the stage to announce the Artist of the Year winner. It's been such a great year for country music that it was kind of difficult to guess which artist would snag the coveted …
Lee Brice Gets Personal in Emotional ‘I Drive Your Truck’ Video
Lee Brice's heart-wrenching song, 'I Drive Your Truck, becomes deeply personal in the music video, as Brice plays the songwriter who carries on his late friend's legacy by driving his truck.
The Band Perry Don All Black for Ominous ‘Better Dig Two’ Video
Ever since the Band Perry debuted 'Better Dig Two' with an energetic performance at the CMA Awards in November, fans have been anxiously awaiting a video for the trio's latest single. Luckily, the wait is finally over.
Jana Kramer’s ‘Whiskey’ Video Shows Her Super Country Side
Country girl Jana Kramer released her video for 'Whiskey,' her second single, recently, and it's so charming that country fans can't get seem to get enough.
Casey James Shaves His November Beard Onstage
Casey James is a pretty good dude. The singer spent the month of November growing out his facial hair in support of No Shave November -- a competition that doubles as a St. Jude Children's Hospital fundraiser. But now that it's December, his gruff beard finally had to go.
Carrie Underwood Invites PS22 Kids Choir to Sing ‘So Small’ With Her in Concert
The popular 5th grade chorus at PS22 in Staten Island, N.Y. is no stranger to Carrie Underwood. The mega-popular country star has even sung with the kids at their school. But when the talented group of adolescents showed up to sing with Underwood at her concert in Newark, N.J., they really got a tas…
Scotty McCreery Ignites a ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Season at Rockefeller Center
Scotty McCreery helped bring some country music flair to the 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' NBC special on Wednesday evening (Nov. 29). Using his signature baritone voice, the young star sang out a snazzy version of 'Holly Jolly Christmas' for the crowd both in New York City a…
Taylor Swift Admits She’s Never ‘Truly’ Been in Love
Although Taylor Swift has been known to get swept off of her feet pretty quickly, she's recently come to the conclusion that she's never actually been in love. That could explain why the country songbird's relationships tend to fizzle fast after starting out strong.
Toby Keith Introduces Characters in ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Video
The long wait to see Toby Keith's 'Hope on the Rocks' video is just about over. But in case you are dying to learn more about the characters in the storied song, the country star has released a teaser video to introduce some of them to you.
Kristen Kelly Shows Her Chops in Powerful ‘He Loves to Make Me Cry’ Video
Don't be fooled by the title to Kristen Kelly's latest single. She's not lamenting a boyfriend who treats her badly -- those tears she's crying are happy ones. 'He Loves to Make Me Cry' won't be released to country radio until 2013, but Kelly created this preview v…
Hunter Hayes Admits to Being Intimidated by Carrie Underwood
Hunter Hayes just happens to have one of the most coveted jobs a hot, 21-year-old country singer could have: opening for Carrie Underwood on her 2012 Blown Away Tour. Hayes should be feeling so confident that he's strutting his stuff back stage, but he recently dished to MTV that Underwood actu…
Keith Urban Talks Surprising Contestants in New ‘American Idol’ Commercial
Keith Urban plays the starring role in a new 'American Idol' commercial. The first-time 'Idol' judge chats with the camera about the contestants who surprised him during the audition process for the show's upcoming 12th season.