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.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Try to Say Hi to Their Fans in Hilarious Bloopers
After spending decades in the country music limelight, you would think that Tim McGraw and Faith Hill could record promotional materials in one simple take. It turns out, McGraw and Hill have their bloopers just like everyone else. You can see all of them in a reel of outtakes from a series of video…
Harry Styles on Ex Taylor Swift: ‘I Don’t Have a Bad Word to Say’
While Taylor Swift might be tempted to talk about One Direction's Harry Styles through her songwriting, the British boyband singer claims that he doesn't have a bad word to say about Swift.
Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer Separate Business and Romance in Battle for ACM New Artis…
It's official! The nominations for the 48th annual Academy of Country Music awards are in, and Brantley Gilbert and his new fiance Jana Kramer are going up against each another for the New Artist of the Year Award.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’ Debuts at No. 1
He's done it again! Tim McGraw's brand new album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom,' debuted at the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Country Albums chart. This marks the 14th time in his illustrious career that McGraw has topped the charts.
Hunter Hayes Takes Center Stage in New Pepsi Commercial
Hunter Hayes didn't take home his first Grammy award in 2013, but the 21-year-old country newcomer still had a great night at the show. In addition to introducing Carrie Underwood's powerhouse performance, Hayes appeared during the commercial breaks in his new spot for Pepsi.
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.
Johnny Cash Gets His Own Postal Stamp
Johnny Cash is going postal! The United States Postal Service has announced that the Man in Black will be a part of this year's Music Icons stamp series.
CMA to Honor Chris Young With Triple Play Award
Last year was a huge year for Chris Young, and so far, it looks like 2013 is on pace to be just as good for the singer's country music career. On Jan. 29, the Country Music Association will honor Young with the Triple Play Award, a coveted honor reserved for songwriters who have written three N…
Rascal Flatts Cancel Weekend Shows Due to Illness
They might reign on the country charts, but the award-winning singers in Rascal Flatts aren't immune to falling ill. The popular trio have canceled this weekend's shows due to a rough bout with sickness.
Blake Shelton to Embark on 2013 Ten Times Crazier Tour
He's back! After months of recording seasons of 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton is gearing up for another headlining tour -- and this time around, he promises to perform even more shows than he did during his previous nationwide trek.
Newcomer Awards Nominees Announced for 2013 ACMs
Do you have a favorite newcomer to the country music scene? If so, now is your chance to vote for your favorite new artist. The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country announced that voting for the categories of New Female Vocalist, New Male Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group for the Ac…
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Lyric Video Details a Woman Scorned
It doesn't seem like it would be possible for a country singer to capture his or her personality in a simple lyric video. But somehow, Miranda Lambert overcame the odds when she released a quirky video that spells out every word to her tune 'Mama's Broken Heart.'