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.
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.
Tim McGraw Performs Live on ‘Good Morning America’
Super Bowl Sunday is still a few days away, but Tim McGraw is already helping America get psyched for the big game. On Friday morning (Feb. 1), McGraw played 'One of Those Nights' for a packed audience at the House of Blues in New Orleans. The performance aired live on 'Good Morning A…
Hunter Hayes’ ‘Wanted’ Certified Double-Platinum
It's official: Hunter Hayes' hit song 'Wanted' has sold more than 2 million copies, making it double-Platinum. Looks like it's going to be a good year for Mr. Hayes!
Sheryl Crow’s ‘Diner’ Musical Pushed Back
Sheryl Crow's musical, 'Diner,' was originally scheduled to premiere on April 10. Unfortunately, after a workshop in New York, the show has been pushed back to start this fall instead. But fear not! It sounds like the production is still going forward as planned.
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…
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.
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Reuniting?
She swore they were never, ever, getting back together, but rumor has it that Taylor Swift and One Direction's Harry Styles might reunite this coming weekend. Swift reportedly touched down in London and checked into a hotel near Styles' home on Wednesday. Could they be reconnecting?
Taylor Swift Plays Rapunzel in New Disney Parks Ad Campaign
She's been singing about fairytales and happy endings forever, and now, Taylor Swift is getting a chance to play the role of a princess. Swift will star as Rapunzel in a new ad campaign for Disney Parks -- a role she was born to play.
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.'
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.
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…