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.
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…
Tippin, Diffie & Kershaw OH MY!
Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw joined forces earlier this year when they hit the road together for the Roots and Boots Tour. Playing together for their diehard fans went so well that now the three country music legends are going to release an album together.
Jana Dishes Dirt On Brantley
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.
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 …
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.
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.
The Band Perry to Perform on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
The Band Perry will give 'Dancing With the Stars' fans a heap of their new album 'Pioneer' this week. While contestants try to dance around the competition to avoid being eliminated, the sibling trio will play one of their latest hits, 'Better Dig Two.'
Family Comes First for Tim McGraw
Despite his storied music career and dozens of awards, Tim McGraw is about as down-to-earth as it gets. As successful as his music career has been for the past few decades, McGraw is still quick to admit that his family comes first -- no matter what.
Blake Shelton Announces Free Surprise Concerts
If you are dying to see Blake Shelton perform, we've got one word for you: Twitter. The award-winning, hilarious country crooner has taken to his favorite social media platform this week to announce a few surprise shows to his followers.
Luke Bryan, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley to Play Watershed Music Festival
The three-day outdoor Watershed Music Festival is only two years in the making, but it's drawing some big names to headline the performances. Luke Bryan, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley are among the talented country crooners who will take the stage at The Gorge Amphitheatre August 2-4. Sounds like…
Jake Owen Shows Off His Little Easter Bunny
Jake Owen's baby girl may have been born on Thanksgiving Day, but this little lady is not just a turkey -- she's an Easter bunny baby, too. The holiday is still a few weeks off, but the doting is celebrating early by dressing Pearl up, complete with bunny ears, to share this adorable photo…