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.
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Country 2012 World Music Awards Nominees
The 2012 World Music Award nominations are in, and once again Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift top the list of country stars up for awards.
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.
Carrie Underwood Falls Ill, Donates Proceeds From Attempted Concert
Being on the road all the time certainly can take a toll on one's voice -- especially for country stars who really like to belt it out at every tour stop. After losing her voice on her 2012 Blown Away Tour recently, the ever-generous Carrie Underwood plans to donate the proceeds of her Des Moin…
Eli Young Band Making Big Plans for 2013
Even though they haven't opened Christmas presents or celebrated New Year's yet, the Eli Young Band guys already have big plans for 2013. Not only will the band set out to tour with Kenny Chesney next year, they also plan to make time for the studio.
Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd + More to Judge Music Competition for Unsigned Hopefuls
There are plenty of talented artists out there whose music you've never heard. After all, where would your favorite artists be without their record labels? To help undiscovered singers find their way, Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd, Craig Morgan and Dustin Lynch have agreed to judge the official Un…
Florida Georgia Line Set 2012 Record With High Debut Album Sales
To say that country newcomers Florida Georgia Line are a breakout group would be an understatement. This the popular duo's debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' clinched the Highest Album Sales of 2012 for a New Country Artist when they moved 63,000 units of the record followi…
Jason Aldean Would Like to Add ‘Actor’ to His Resume
Jason Aldean loves singing country music, but that isn't stopping him from thinking of other careers that he might enjoy. Of course he isn't going to hang up his cowboy hat anytime soon, but he is interested in trying his hand at acting.
Jason Aldean Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin Eve’ Celebration
Jason Aldean will be ringing in the New Year with a warm Los Angeles breeze and a live performance that will be aired on national television. The country crooner has been confirmed for the West Coast Party in conjunction with 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin&Close…
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.
Keith Urban Says ‘Life Started’ When He Met Nicole Kidman
It's rare to see country crooner Keith Urban without actress Nicole Kidman on his arm. The happy couple has been married since 2006. And after several movies and albums, and two children, Urban insists that he is still ecstatic to be married to Kidman.
Hunter Hayes Celebrates His Loyal Fans in ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ Video
If you're a Hunter Hayes Hayniac, then you're definitely going to love the young country star's newest music video. Hayes' clip for 'Somebody's Heartbreak' is so fan-centric that you might even spot yourself in it!