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 Debuts ‘Red’ at 2013 CMT Music Awards
After Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryan primed the crowd, Taylor Swift introduced her new country single to CMT Music Awards viewers. Nobody was shocked that Swift brought tons of energy and pizazz to the stage with her 'Red' performance.
Darius Rucker Gets CMT Music Awards Attendees on Their Feet With Energetic ‘Wagon Wheel’ P…
After several energetic performances at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Darius Rucker brought the crowd to their feet once again with a no-holds-barred rendition of 'Wagon Wheel.'
Miranda Lambert Brings ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ to the 2013 CMT Music Awards
After CMT Music Awards show hosts Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell begged announced the six finalists for Video of the Year, Miranda Lambert took the stage to put on a sassy and energetic performance of 'Mama's Broken Heart.'
Zac Brown Band Schedule 3rd Annual Southern Ground Music and Food Festival for Charleston
It looks like Zac Brown Band are really onto something with the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival. This year, the festival, which is a sensory experience that combines great music with tasty food, is returning to Charleston, S.C., for the third time.
Miranda Lambert Finds a Home for Another Stray Dog Over Memorial Day Weekend
Rumors have been running rampant about whether or not Miranda Lambert and her hubby Blake Shelton are ready to have a baby. But the idea of adding a human baby to her pack of adopted pups hasn't stopped the sassy country singer from helping stray animals find good homes.
Randy Houser Burns the Midnight Oil in ‘Runnin’ Outta Moonlight’ Video
If you're not already yearning for cool summer nights outside, Randy Houser's new 'Runnin' Outta Moonlight' video will do the trick. With a gorgeous starscape, full moon and inky black sky, this clip will make you want to pull an all-nighter.
Dixie Chicks Fan Celebrates Birthday 10 Years Apart With Interpretive Dance to ‘Landslide’…
Back when Tyler Marcum was 20, he acted a lot like... well, a 20-year-old. To celebrate finally leaving his teenage years behind, Marcum recorded a video of himself dancing to Dixie Chicks' 'Landslide' in his underwear. Fast-forward 10 years later, and Marcum is celebrating 30. As an homage to his y…
Conan O’Brien Bitterly Teaches Taylor Swift What 22 Is Really Like
The lyrics to Taylor Swift's hit song make 22 sound like a darn good time. Lots of late-night hangouts, dreaming of the future, acting silly with friends -- what more could you want? Unfortunately, the reality for most is that early 20s aren't nearly as fun as they look in the '22&apo…
George Strait Is 60 for 60, Fellow Country Artists Celebrate in Fun Video
Every day is a good day to be George Strait, but now the superstar has more cause to celebrate his illustrious career than usual. Strait ignited 60 for 60 campaign, pushing to clinch his 60th No. 1 hit before his 61st birthday, which he celebrated over the weekend. The iconic country star hit his go…
Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Sound of Music’ to Air This Winter
News about Carrie Underwood's role in the upcoming NBC adaptation of the musical 'The Sound of Music' has been swirling for months, and now, we have a premiere date.
Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina + More Step Up for CMA Fest Celeb Softball Game
Every year, country music kicks off CMA Fest by giving back. Before the acts and their hordes of fans descend on Nashville to indulge in great food and even better music, dozens of stars participate in the City of Hope's annual Celebrity Softball Challenge to raise money for cancer research.
Academy of Country Music Honors George Jones With Heartfelt Tribute Video
In honor of George Jones' illustrious country music career, the Academy of Country Music put together a short reel of the Possum's best moments at the ACM Awards. The clip honors Jones' ACM wins and most memorable performances from the 1970s and 1980s.