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.
Newcomers the Henningsens Make Huge Debut at Country Radio
Arista Nashville has a new artist on the block, and they've already been debuted on more than 70 radio stations -- and growing. The family band calls themselves the Henningsens, and their first single 'American Beautiful' received a combined 77 Country Aircheck and Billboard radio add…
Jason Aldean to Perform at 2013 People’s Choice Awards
The nominations for the 2013 People's Choice Awards are in -- and now the performance lineup is out in the open, too. Jason Aldean will be among the mega-popular entertainers who will take the stage at the live awards show in January.
Kelly Clarkson Visits Sick Kids for Christmas
Always one to use her singing talents for the greater good, Kelly Clarkson stopped by Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Dec. 21 to spread some holiday cheer. Clarkson sang a few songs and celebrated the season with patients and staff at the hospital in her hometown of Nash…
Blake Shelton Remembers Final Christmas With His Dad
For Blake Shelton and his wife, Miranda Lambert, Christmas 2012 will be tough. Shelton's father, Dick, passed away in January, making this the first holiday season the country crooner will experience without him.
Taylor Swift Gifts Fans With Acoustic Performance of ‘Red’ Songs
Happy holidays to you from Taylor Swift! In an effort to spread cheer among her fans, the country crossover star filmed an acoustic performance of three hit songs for everyone to enjoy.
Blake Shelton Designs Special Christmas Gift for Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton isn't the kind of guy who goes to the mall to buy his wife a few sweaters for Christmas. Instead, the popular country crooner tuned in to his creative energies to design a piece of jewelry that will appeal to Miranda Lambert's animal-loving side.
‘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.
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Team Up in Festive ‘I Think You Might Like It’ Video
Everyone's favorite 1970s movie couple is back together again! John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John of 'Grease' fame have teamed up to create a charming country holiday duet.
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Country 2012 World Music Awards Nominees
The 2012 World Music Award nominations are in, and once again Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift top the list of country stars up for awards.
‘The Voice’ Pays Tribute to Sandy Hook Shooting Victims With Heartfelt Performance
In an effort to make sense of the gruesome shooting that took place on Friday morning (Dec. 14) in Newtown, Conn., coaches on 'The Voice' -- including country's Blake Shelton -- performed a touching tribute on the show on Monday. Backed by a large chorus, the group of talented singers…
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.
Eli Young Band Making Big Plans for 2013
Even though they haven't opened Christmas presents or celebrated New Year's yet, the Eli Young Band guys already have big plans for 2013. Not only will the band set out to tour with Kenny Chesney next year, they also plan to make time for the studio.