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.
Sheryl Crow Lives Out the Ultimate ‘Staycation’ in ‘Easy’ Video
Summer is just around the corner, and most of us are dreaming of beach vacations--except for Sheryl Crow, that is. Crow's latest hit, 'Easy,' sounds like a summer tune, but it's a country song all about cozying up at home with the object of your affection.
Wade Bowen Announces 2013 Celebrity Golf Classic, Concert to Benefit West, Texas
Wade Bowen is gearing up to host his 15th annual Wade Bowen Celebrity Golf Tournament and Concert on June 2-3. The event will take place in Bowen's hometown of Waco, Texas, and it will benefit the Bowen Family Foundation.
Blake Shelton and Shakira Perform ‘Need You Now’ on ‘The Voice’
This week on 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton proved that he's more than just an all-star coach on the reality television show -- he's an all-star performer, too. The country crooner teamed up with pop star Shakira to put on a smashing rendition of Lady Antebellum's 'Need You…
Keith Urban Voted Best ‘American Idol’ Judge Ever
Even though Keith Urban has only been a judge on 'American Idol' for one season, which is winding down as we speak, his quiet and kind demeanor has already made him a fan favorite.
Learn the Story Behind George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’
Whether or not you agree that George Jones' 1980 hit 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is the greatest country song of all time, we can all probably agree on one thing: The song is Jones' most famous hit. And there's a reason why the mournful ballad is so heart-wrenching -- it w…
George Jones Dead at 81: Country Stars React
Country music artists and fans are reeling from the news that George Jones, arguably one of the greatest country singers of all time, died on Friday April 26. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is considered one of the most important and influential singers in the history of American popular music, and …
Clay Walker Dishes on His Wife’s Pregnancy Cravings
We've all heard tall tales about women's pregnancy cravings, but in some cases those stories aren't embellished. Clay Walker recently admitted in an interview that he came in between his wife and one of her cravings -- and he definitely regrets that decision.
Randy Travis Plays Sheriff in New TV Pilot With Billy Ray Cyrus
Last year Randy Travis was breaking the law, now he's making it. During a recent interview, Billy Ray Cyrus revealed that he and Travis are starring in a TV pilot that could get picked up soon. It's a return to television for Cyrus, who's starred on several shows since his career was …
Keith Urban + Vince Gill’s We’re All For the Hall Concert Nets Nearly $650,000
Thanks to the handiwork of Keith Urban, Vince Gill and a group of country music stars, the Country Music Hall of Fame has a nice-sized donation check coming its way. This year's All For the Hall benefit concert raised close to $650,000 for the museum of country music memories.
Kenny Chesney Lets Fans Stream Entire ‘Life on a Rock’ Album
You'll have to wait until April 30 to buy Kenny Chesney's latest album, 'Life on a Rock,' but if you're anxious to hear the award-winning country star's latest work, you're in luck. Chesney is letting fans stream the entire new album beginning today.
Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson + More to Join Zac Brown Band at the 2013 Southern Ground Mus…
After a great first run in Nashville last year, the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival will return to Music City September 27-28, 2013. Of course, Zac Brown Band will be back with a host of friends from country music and other genres to make this year's sensory experience even better.
Carrie Underwood Makes Wish Come True for Teen With Brain Tumor
On Saturday, Carrie Underwood made a very special teenager's dreams come true. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Hayley Gort had the privilege of flying to Jacksonville, Fla., with friends and family to meet the popular country singer in person.