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.
Jana Kramer Dishes on the New Lady in Brantley Gilbert’s Life
You wouldn't think that Jana Kramer would be cool with her fiance having a new lady in his life -- but she's not threatened. The 'Whiskey singer recently admitted that Brantley Gilbert has been spending a lot of his free time chatting with their wedding planner.
Krystal Keith Celebrates Fathers and Daughters in ‘Daddy Dance With Me’ Video
Can you imagine coming up with a better surprise gift for your father than writing an original song? Krystal Keith sure can't -- that's why she recorded 'Daddy Dance With Me' to surprise Toby Keith during the father/daughter dance at her wedding. Now Keith has released a touching…
Lennon and Maisy Play ‘Ho Hey’ at the Grand Ole Opry
We all love Connie Britton's Rayna James and Hayden Panettiere's Juliette Barnes, but everyone knows the real stars of ABC's 'Nashville' are Rayna James' daughters. Maddie and Daphne James are played by real-life sisters Lennon and Maisy Stella, who are winning over adm…
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 …
Lady Antebellum Announces ‘Golden’ Release Party in New York City
Lady Antebellum has a lot on the calendar in the next few months. In addition to releasing their fourth studio album, 'Golden,' on May 7, the trio's front woman Hillary Scott will welcome a baby girl into the world. Luckily, pregnancy didn't distract Scott from putting out a grea…
Jo Dee Messina’s Mother Undergoes Open Heart Surgery
Jo Dee Messina's mother is undergoing heart surgery this morning (April 25). According to the singer's Facebook and Twitter accounts, her mother needs the operation to save her life.
Tyler Farr Calls on Friends in ‘Redneck Crazy’ Video
Anyone who has been through a breakup knows that it takes a village to recover from a broken heart. That's why Tyler Farr called on his country music buddies Colt Ford and Lee Brice and 'Duck Dynasty's' Willie Robertson to join him for his music video for 'Redneck Crazy.&apo…
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.