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 Is Still One of the Sexiest Men Alive
It's official: Blake Shelton is one of the sexiest men alive. The 2012 CMA Entertainer of the Year has now made it into People's coveted Sexiest Man Alive issue not one, but three times.
Toby Keith Talks Fried Foods, Moonshine and Music on ‘The Talk’
It shouldn't surprise anyone that when Toby Keith stopped by 'The Talk' on Tuesday (Nov. 14), his food focus was all about deep frying and alcohol. Of course, the country crooner carved out some time in his interview to chat about music, too.
Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli Says New Baby Made His House a Home
Mike Eli of Eli Young Band finally feels at home. No, he's not kicking his feet up and putting an end to his country music career. He and his wife Kacey just brought their baby girl, Kline Olivia, home, and they finally feel their space is complete.
Lady Antebellum, Eric Church + More to Play Country Thunder Arizona
Country Thunder is gearing up to roll through Arizona this spring. The four-day outdoor festival has put Florence, Ariz., on the calendar for April 11-14, 2013 with a lineup that makes roughing it in the outdoors for a few days worth it.
Miranda Lambert’s Dad Also ‘a Sucker’ When It Comes to Stray Dogs
By now, every country music fan knows that Miranda Lambert has a soft spot when it comes to dogs... and cats, birds, farm animals and every other kind of animal. But it turns out, the 'Fastest Girl in Town' comes by her love for four-legged creatures honestly -- Lambert's dad can&apos…
‘Nashville’ Mansion Up for Sale
If you can't get enough of the country music drama on ABC's 'Nashville,' then you'll be excited to learn that the Music City mansion inhabited by Rayna James (Connie Britton's character) is up for sale. Unfortunately, it comes with a hefty price tag that only a successf…
Taylor Swift Wins Best Female Artist at MTV’s 2012 European Music Awards
For the past several weeks, Taylor Swift has been in the midst of a huge promotional tour for her most recent album. We've seen Ms. Swift grace the cameras for nearly every talk show and late-night show this fall -- and it looks like it has paid off. The 'Red' hitmaker was crowned Bes…
Eli Young Band Have a Laugh in Robotic ‘Say Goodnight’ Music Video
Eli Young Band's latest single, 'Say Goodnight,' is a pretty serious love ballad. The twangy tune is all about wanting to ignore your daily to-do list, draw the shades and spend some time with that special someone in your life. But EYB's 'Say Goodnight' video isn't…
Train Release ‘Bruises’ Video Featuring Pistol Annies’ Ashley Monroe
The pop group Train isn't typically considered a cross-over country act, though the lead singer has worked with Martina McBride in the past. Now that they've teamed up with Pistol Annies' Ashley Monroe, they are making some concrete roads through the country genre. This week, the band…
Lady Antebellum, Kids Tell Sweet Puppy Love Story in ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Video
Warning: If you watch Lady Antebellum's Christmasy new video, you're going to be in the holiday spirit before you even get a slice of Thanksgiving turkey. Filled with gifts, wreaths, and -- of course -- mistletoe, the band's 'Holly Jolly Christmas' video is perfect for holid…
George Strait Invests in Texas Golf Course
In January, George Strait will head out on the road for his last tour ever (or so he says). But the King of Country won't have to worry about his pocketbook once he takes himself off the touring circuit. He just invested in a San Antonio, Texas golf course to guarantee it.
Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.