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, 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…
Keith Urban Says ‘Life Started’ When He Met Nicole Kidman
It's rare to see country crooner Keith Urban without actress Nicole Kidman on his arm. The happy couple has been married since 2006. And after several movies and albums, and two children, Urban insists that he is still ecstatic to be married to Kidman.
LeAnn Rimes Opens Up About Her Struggle With Depression
LeAnn Rimes hasn't exactly been private about her emotional struggle. Earlier this year, the singer checked into a 30-day treatment center for stress and anxiety, and now she's opening up to the world about her battle with depression, too.
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.
Hunter Hayes Celebrates His Loyal Fans in ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ Video
If you're a Hunter Hayes Hayniac, then you're definitely going to love the young country star's newest music video. Hayes' clip for 'Somebody's Heartbreak' is so fan-centric that you might even spot yourself in it!
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.
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.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …
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…
Kids Rock Orchestra Gives Awesome Performance of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
You would think that 50 kids with instruments would be nothing but noise and trouble. But when a group of adolescents at the Artik Music School in Israel covered Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' the results were sheer talent.
Taylor Swift Officially Confirmed for ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2013′
Between promoting her 'Red' album and putting on live performances worldwide, Taylor Swift has become very familiar with Times Square this year. That's why it's only fitting that she would close out 2012 with a performance at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' E…