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.
Sheryl Crow’s ‘Diner’ Musical Pushed Back
Sheryl Crow's musical, 'Diner,' was originally scheduled to premiere on April 10. Unfortunately, after a workshop in New York, the show has been pushed back to start this fall instead. But fear not! It sounds like the production is still going forward as planned.
CMA to Honor Chris Young With Triple Play Award
Last year was a huge year for Chris Young, and so far, it looks like 2013 is on pace to be just as good for the singer's country music career. On Jan. 29, the Country Music Association will honor Young with the Triple Play Award, a coveted honor reserved for songwriters who have written three N…
Taylor Swift Admits: ‘Part of Me Just Wants to Be Alone’
After a few rough -- and very public -- breakups, Taylor Swift has admitted that maybe, just maybe, she just wants to be alone. Even the hopelessly romantic megastar needs to take a break from love every now and then.
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Reuniting?
She swore they were never, ever, getting back together, but rumor has it that Taylor Swift and One Direction's Harry Styles might reunite this coming weekend. Swift reportedly touched down in London and checked into a hotel near Styles' home on Wednesday. Could they be reconnecting?
Jana Kramer Releases Heartbreaking ‘Whiskey’ Video
Since Jana Kramer released 'Whiskey,' the second single off of her self-titled debut country album, the forlorn love song has been tearing up the country charts. Now Kramer has released a video that helps tell the story behind this fan-favorite tune.
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.
Newcomer Awards Nominees Announced for 2013 ACMs
Do you have a favorite newcomer to the country music scene? If so, now is your chance to vote for your favorite new artist. The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country announced that voting for the categories of New Female Vocalist, New Male Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group for the Ac…
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Lyric Video Details a Woman Scorned
It doesn't seem like it would be possible for a country singer to capture his or her personality in a simple lyric video. But somehow, Miranda Lambert overcame the odds when she released a quirky video that spells out every word to her tune 'Mama's Broken Heart.'
Kenny Chesney Expands No Shoes Nation Tour With 28 New Dates
Kenny Chesney hasn't embarked on his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour yet, but it's already on the books to be one of the year's biggest tours. The 'Come Over' hitmaker has just added a whopping 28 additional dates to the already jam-packed tour schedule.
Kenny Chesney Documentary ‘The Color Orange’ to Air This Weekend
When people of Middle Tennessee say they "bleed orange," they're referring to their undying devotion to the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Kenny Chesney is counted amongst the school's fans. In fact, the award-winning country crooner loves the Big Orange so much…
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.