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.
Taylor Swift Admits: ‘Part of Me Just Wants to Be Alone’
After a few rough -- and very public -- breakups, Taylor Swift has admitted that maybe, just maybe, she just wants to be alone. Even the hopelessly romantic megastar needs to take a break from love every now and then.
Kelly Clarkson Performs ‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee’ at President Obama’s Inauguration
After President Obama gave his now-famous inauguration speech on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, Kelly Clarkson had her very own chance to shine. The country crossover (and Obama supporter) sang a heart-tugging rendition of 'My Country 'Tis of Thee.'
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.'
Kenny Chesney Documentary ‘The Color Orange’ to Air This Weekend
When people of Middle Tennessee say they "bleed orange," they're referring to their undying devotion to the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Kenny Chesney is counted amongst the school's fans. In fact, the award-winning country crooner loves the Big Orange so much…
Randy Travis Officially Charged With DWI
Last August, Randy Travis was arrested for suspicion of DWI -- reportedly while naked -- after driving his car into a Texas construction site. On Thursday (Jan. 10), Travis's blood-alcohol test came back, and he will now be formally charged with driving while intoxicated.
Keith Urban and John Travolta Duet the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
The names Keith Urban and John Travolta don't exactly seem like they should go together. But this week at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, the country crooner joined forces with the famous actor to put on an incredible cover of the Beatles' 'Yesterday.'
LeAnn Rimes Accepts the Past in Emotional ‘Borrowed’ Video
For many months, LeAnn Rimes has endured public scrutiny over her private life -- mostly due to having an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian, who is now her husband. Rimes has warned her fans that her upcoming album, 'Spitfire,' is an honest portrayal of her life experiences in recent years. That said,…
Zac Brown Band to Sing National Anthem Before BCS National Championship Game
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Hit the Slopes With Another Celebrity Couple
Weather conditions have been pretty frightful for folks all over the U.S. this week, but in Taylor Swift's world, things are starting to heat up. The 23-year-old country crossover singer hit the slopes with One Direction's Harry Styles and another celebrity couple last weekend for a little…
Tim McGraw Takes Time to Reflect, ‘Live and Love’ on Forthcoming Album
The new year is upon us and for fans of Tim McGraw, that can only mean one thing: His new album is due out in just a little over a month. The legendary country singer recently took some time to reflect on pasting together 'Two Lanes of Freedom,' which will be released on Feb. 5, 2013.
Eric Church Shares His New Year’s Eve Hangover Cure
New Year's Eve is all fun and games for those who are 21 or older...until you ring in Jan. 1 with a massive headache, that is. Luckily, country powerhouse Eric Church has let us in on his hangover cure just in time for the biggest party of a year. Listen up, all you revelers and partygoers!
Taylor Swift Recognized for Good Manners
Taylor Swift might have worldwide fame, but at her core, the singer is still a mild-mannered southern gal. Need proof? Well, the National League of Junior Cotillions added the 'Red' hitmaker to its list of the Ten Best-Mannered People of 2012.