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.
‘The Voice’ Pays Tribute to Sandy Hook Shooting Victims With Heartfelt Performance
In an effort to make sense of the gruesome shooting that took place on Friday morning (Dec. 14) in Newtown, Conn., coaches on 'The Voice' -- including country's Blake Shelton -- performed a touching tribute on the show on Monday. Backed by a large chorus, the group of talented singers…
Keith Urban Releases Annual Calendar to Benefit St. Jude Research Hospital
For the past few years, Keith Urban has released a calendar of photos that his fans have taken of him. No, he's not trying to boost his own ego. The photo-heavy calendar is sold to benefit St. Jude Research Hospital.
Justin Moore Turns Show Into Powerful Vigil for Connecticut Shooting Victims
Justin Moore must have had a tough time concentrating on his show in Jacksonville, Fla. on Friday night (Dec. 14). After a national tragedy struck Newtown, Conn. when a young man broke into an elementary school and killed 27 people, many children, Moore had to stop and weep with America.
Carrie Underwood Falls Ill, Donates Proceeds From Attempted Concert
Being on the road all the time certainly can take a toll on one's voice -- especially for country stars who really like to belt it out at every tour stop. After losing her voice on her 2012 Blown Away Tour recently, the ever-generous Carrie Underwood plans to donate the proceeds of her Des Moin…
Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town’s Cooking Show Renewed for Second Season
Kimberly Schlapman is more than just a singer -- she's an accomplished southern cook, too. This year, the Little Big Town star kicked off her very own cooking show, 'Kimberly's Simply Southern,' on GAC. And now she's coming back for a second season of down-home southern reci…
Sarah Darling Lends Her Face to MoonPie
The Twinkie might be dead, but delicious MoonPies are alive and well, thanks to Sarah Darling's help. The 'Home to Me' hitmaker is lending her smiling face to the MoonPie makers to promote her latest single and the delicious snack cake.
Eli Young Band Making Big Plans for 2013
Even though they haven't opened Christmas presents or celebrated New Year's yet, the Eli Young Band guys already have big plans for 2013. Not only will the band set out to tour with Kenny Chesney next year, they also plan to make time for the studio.
Jason Aldean Would Like to Add ‘Actor’ to His Resume
Jason Aldean loves singing country music, but that isn't stopping him from thinking of other careers that he might enjoy. Of course he isn't going to hang up his cowboy hat anytime soon, but he is interested in trying his hand at acting.
Florida Georgia Line Set 2012 Record With High Debut Album Sales
To say that country newcomers Florida Georgia Line are a breakout group would be an understatement. This the popular duo's debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' clinched the Highest Album Sales of 2012 for a New Country Artist when they moved 63,000 units of the record followi…
Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd + More to Judge Music Competition for Unsigned Hopefuls
There are plenty of talented artists out there whose music you've never heard. After all, where would your favorite artists be without their record labels? To help undiscovered singers find their way, Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd, Craig Morgan and Dustin Lynch have agreed to judge the official Un…
Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Video Teased in Short, But Intriguing, Clip
It's almost time for Taylor Swift to release her 23rd music video, which will capture one of her latest hits, 'I Knew You Were Trouble.' The clip won't premiere until 4:40PM ET today, Thursday, but in the meantime, you can watch the this teaser clip to psyche yourself up for the …
Jason Aldean Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin Eve’ Celebration
Jason Aldean will be ringing in the New Year with a warm Los Angeles breeze and a live performance that will be aired on national television. The country crooner has been confirmed for the West Coast Party in conjunction with 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin&Close…