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.
Former Backstreet Boy Phoenix Stone Unveils Country Music Video, ‘100 Proof Moonshine’
Phoenix Stone has come a long way since the early 2000s. Now that the singer -- an early member of the famed Backstreet Boys -- has moved his central focus to country music, he's singing about hanging out in the woods and drinking '100 Proof Moonshine.'
Keith Urban Makes a Cameo in New Don Williams ‘Imagine That’ Video
Back in the '70s and '80s, Don Williams was one of the kings of country music. Returning to mainstream country with a music video for 'Imagine That,' Williams called on his good friend Keith Urban to make a cameo in the clip.
Luke Bryan Sweeps 2012 ACAs Show With Nine Awards, Including Artist of the Year
In order to honor the ultimate 2012 American Country Awards artist, Jewel and her husband, bull rider Ty Murray, took to the stage to announce the Artist of the Year winner. It's been such a great year for country music that it was kind of difficult to guess which artist would snag the coveted …
Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Video to Premiere on Her Birthday
Six-time Grammy award winner Taylor Swift is turning 23 this week. And she's going to celebrate by releasing her 23rd music video for 'I Knew You Were Trouble' from her 'Red' album.
Keith Urban Wins Harmony Award From the Nashville Symphony
Keith Urban has yet another award to add to his trophy room. During a special ceremony over the weekend, the country crooner was honored with the Nashville Symphony's 2012 Harmony Award for his role in the ever-growing music scene in Music City.
Keith Urban Says ‘Life Started’ When He Met Nicole Kidman
It's rare to see country crooner Keith Urban without actress Nicole Kidman on his arm. The happy couple has been married since 2006. And after several movies and albums, and two children, Urban insists that he is still ecstatic to be married to Kidman.
LeAnn Rimes Opens Up About Her Struggle With Depression
LeAnn Rimes hasn't exactly been private about her emotional struggle. Earlier this year, the singer checked into a 30-day treatment center for stress and anxiety, and now she's opening up to the world about her battle with depression, too.
Lee Brice Gets Personal in Emotional ‘I Drive Your Truck’ Video
Lee Brice's heart-wrenching song, 'I Drive Your Truck, becomes deeply personal in the music video, as Brice plays the songwriter who carries on his late friend's legacy by driving his truck.
Hunter Hayes Celebrates His Loyal Fans in ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ Video
If you're a Hunter Hayes Hayniac, then you're definitely going to love the young country star's newest music video. Hayes' clip for 'Somebody's Heartbreak' is so fan-centric that you might even spot yourself in it!
Jana Kramer’s ‘Whiskey’ Video Shows Her Super Country Side
Country girl Jana Kramer released her video for 'Whiskey,' her second single, recently, and it's so charming that country fans can't get seem to get enough.
Casey James Shaves His November Beard Onstage
Casey James is a pretty good dude. The singer spent the month of November growing out his facial hair in support of No Shave November -- a competition that doubles as a St. Jude Children's Hospital fundraiser. But now that it's December, his gruff beard finally had to go.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …