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.
Kelly Clarkson Performs ‘My Country ‘Tis of Thee’ at President Obama’s Inauguration
After President Obama gave his now-famous inauguration speech on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, Kelly Clarkson had her very own chance to shine. The country crossover (and Obama supporter) sang a heart-tugging rendition of 'My Country 'Tis of Thee.'
Rascal Flatts Cancel Weekend Shows Due to Illness
They might reign on the country charts, but the award-winning singers in Rascal Flatts aren't immune to falling ill. The popular trio have canceled this weekend's shows due to a rough bout with sickness.
Blake Shelton to Embark on 2013 Ten Times Crazier Tour
He's back! After months of recording seasons of 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton is gearing up for another headlining tour -- and this time around, he promises to perform even more shows than he did during his previous nationwide trek.
Randy Travis Officially Charged With DWI
Last August, Randy Travis was arrested for suspicion of DWI -- reportedly while naked -- after driving his car into a Texas construction site. On Thursday (Jan. 10), Travis's blood-alcohol test came back, and he will now be formally charged with driving while intoxicated.
LeAnn Rimes Accepts the Past in Emotional ‘Borrowed’ Video
For many months, LeAnn Rimes has endured public scrutiny over her private life -- mostly due to having an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian, who is now her husband. Rimes has warned her fans that her upcoming album, 'Spitfire,' is an honest portrayal of her life experiences in recent years. That said,…
Zac Brown Band to Sing National Anthem Before BCS National Championship Game
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
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.
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…
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.
Scotty McCreery Ignites a ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Season at Rockefeller Center
Scotty McCreery helped bring some country music flair to the 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' NBC special on Wednesday evening (Nov. 29). Using his signature baritone voice, the young star sang out a snazzy version of 'Holly Jolly Christmas' for the crowd both in New York City a…