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.
Sugarland Still Not Breaking Up, Kristian Bush Confirms
Fear not, Sugarland fans: Even though Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles both have solo projects going on, the duo isn't breaking up.
Kelly Clarkson on Being a Stepmom: ‘I Really Dig the Mom Thing’
Kelly Clarkson and fiance Brandon Blackstock are set to get married this fall. But Clarkson is already relishing in one aspect of her new life: step-motherhood.
Florida Georgia Line, Sheryl Crow to Announce 2013 CMA Awards Nominees
Every September, country music fans anxiously await the announcement of the year's CMA Awards nominees. In 2013, Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow are the lucky artists who get to announce those nominees.
Taylor Swift Mocks Kanye West With Gift to Tourmate Ed Sheeran
Judging by Twitter, Instagram and interviews, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are having a blast traveling together on Swift's 2013 Red Tour. Swift even gifted Sheeran with a homemade gift ... at the expense of Kanye West.
Taylor Swift and Sara Bareilles Get ‘Brave’ Together in Los Angeles
The great thing about seeing Taylor Swift live in concert is that you never know who she'll bring out on stage to share the microphone with her. On Monday (Aug. 19) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Swift gave fans a major surprise when she performed a duet with Sara Bareilles.
Eli Young Band Announce 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour Dates
This fall, Eli Young Band will hit the road for their 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour. After a summer opening for Kenny Chesney, the EYB guys are more than ready to play a series of headlining shows.
Luke Bryan Feels There’s Room for Blending Genres in Country Music
Country fans are fiercely loyal about their favorite music genre -- sometimes to the point that they only want "true country artists" to identify themselves as country singers. But Luke Bryan thinks that there's room for blending genres in today's brand of mainstream coun…
Jo Dee Messina in Talks With ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Jo Dee Messina has always been the kind of country singer who tells it like it is. And that's exactly what the 'My Give a Damn's Busted' hitmaker did when she went public with the information that she's in talks with 'Dancing With the Stars.'
Carrie Underwood, ‘See You Again’ – Lyrics Uncovered
When Carrie Underwood, Hillary Lindsey and David Hodges sat down to pen a few songs for 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,' they thought their tune 'See You Again' might get picked up by the show's producers. In the end, the crew opted for a different song -- and that worked …
Alabama to Celebrate 40 Years With ‘Alabama and Friends’ Tribute Album
This year, Alabama has a lot to celebrate. After 40 years together, the iconic country group has released 30 chart-topping singles and sold more than 73 million albums. The band will celebrate their 40th anniversary by releasing a tribute album with special guests.
Jake Owen to Put on Free Summer Block Party in Nashville
Jake Owen fans in the Nashville area are in for a treat next week. Before summer winds down, Owen is going to throw a free summer block party to celebrate his fans and the success of his latest single, 'Days of Gold.'
Danielle Bradbery Likes to Write Essays, Wants to Learn to Write Songs
Danielle Bradbery has been really busy since taking home first prize on 'The Voice' in June. So busy, in fact, that she hasn't gotten around to learning how to write songs just yet.