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.
Little Big Town Pay Homage to Fleetwood Mac with ‘The Chain’ Rendition at CMT Music Awards
It takes some serious chops to cover a Fleetwood Mac song -- any Fleetwood Mac song. But at Wednesday's (June 5) CMT Music Awards, Little Big Town proved that they can cross genres and make any song sound great.
Florida Georgia Line Chalk Up Second CMT Award for Duo Video of the Year
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line must be tired of getting on and off the 2013 CMT Music Awards stage. The duo made their third trip up the stairs when they snagged the belt buckle for Duo Video of the Year.
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.'
Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Climbs to No. 1
It's a good week to be Tim McGraw. Okay, every week is a good week to be McGraw, but especially this one, since the country superstar's single 'Highway Don't Care' clinched the top slot on the country charts.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Just a Sip’ Video Brings the Ultimate Spring Break Party
Nothing gets you in the spirit of summer quite like seeing thousands of college kids hanging out at the beach during Spring Break. Beaches, beer and bathing suits -- what else do you need? Nothing! That's why Luke Bryan used Spring Break footage to capture the ultimate party-time summer vibe in…
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.
Shania Twain Continues Her Vegas Residency
After a nearly decade-long hiatus, Shania Twain returned to country music as a resident performer in Las Vegas. And now, the 'Any Man of Mine' hitmaker has added 22 new dates to round out the first year of her two-year stint as a Las Vegas headliner.
Wade Bowen Announces 2013 Celebrity Golf Classic, Concert to Benefit West, Texas
Wade Bowen is gearing up to host his 15th annual Wade Bowen Celebrity Golf Tournament and Concert on June 2-3. The event will take place in Bowen's hometown of Waco, Texas, and it will benefit the Bowen Family Foundation.
Blake Shelton and Shakira Perform ‘Need You Now’ on ‘The Voice’
This week on 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton proved that he's more than just an all-star coach on the reality television show -- he's an all-star performer, too. The country crooner teamed up with pop star Shakira to put on a smashing rendition of Lady Antebellum's 'Need You…
Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson + More to Join Zac Brown Band at the 2013 Southern Ground Mus…
After a great first run in Nashville last year, the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival will return to Music City September 27-28, 2013. Of course, Zac Brown Band will be back with a host of friends from country music and other genres to make this year's sensory experience even better.