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.
Lady Antebellum, Kids Tell Sweet Puppy Love Story in ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Video
Warning: If you watch Lady Antebellum's Christmasy new video, you're going to be in the holiday spirit before you even get a slice of Thanksgiving turkey. Filled with gifts, wreaths, and -- of course -- mistletoe, the band's 'Holly Jolly Christmas' video is perfect for holid…
George Strait Invests in Texas Golf Course
In January, George Strait will head out on the road for his last tour ever (or so he says). But the King of Country won't have to worry about his pocketbook once he takes himself off the touring circuit. He just invested in a San Antonio, Texas golf course to guarantee it.
Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.
Kenny Chesney Announces 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour
Just a few months after his record-breaking Brothers of the Sun Tour with Tim McGraw came to a close, Kenny Chesney is gearing up for another long stretch on the road. And this time, it's all about the fans. Chesney has coined his 17-stadium run the No Shoes Nation Tour, presented by Corona Lig…
Jason Aldean Reveals Cities for First Leg of 2013 Night Train Tour
All aboard! Jason Aldean has announced cities for the first leg of his 2013 Night Train Tour, which will kick off Feb. 21 in Bossier City, La. and roll through in 23 cities before moving on to the next leg.
Keith Urban, Fellow Judges Pledge to Make Dreams Come True in New ‘American Idol’ Commerci…
Back when Simon Cowell was a judge on 'American Idol,' it wasn't exactly a show that made wannabe stars eager to follow their dreams. Cowell's biting comments could turn anyone away from a path to stardom. But with a few new judges -- including the kind-hearted country crooner Keith Urban -- next ye…
Taylor Swift to Paint Times Square ‘Red’ on New Year’s Eve
This year, country music lover who spend New Year's Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square are in for a big treat. Taylor Swift will help her millions of fans greet 2013 with a live performance in New York City shortly before the stroke of midnight.
Taylor Swift Accused of Stealing Lyrics in ‘All Too Well’ From Singer-Songwriter
There's rumble going down on Twitter today, and country music's sweetheart is smack dab in the center of it. Just 10 days after releasing 'Red,' Taylor Swift is facing accusations that she stole a line from her new song 'All Too Well' from singer-songwriter Matt Nathans…
Taylor Swift’s Parents Didn’t Want Her to Get Into Music
Back in 2006, when Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut album, she was only 17. And you know what that means? The country star's parents had to be on board with her music career before she ever stepped into the country music scene. Turns out, Ma and Pa Swift weren't too keen on turning their …
Keith Urban Sports a Speedo by the Pool on His Birthday
Spotted: Keith Urban in his birthday suit. Okay, not exactly in his birthday suit, per se, but the 'For You' singer was snapped in a teeny, tiny speedo on his 45th birthday on Friday (Oct. 26).
Taylor Swift Ventures Through Ellen’s ‘Horrible’ Haunted Hallway in Hilarious Clip
Taylor Swift was most definitely a good sport when she stopped by 'Ellen' for an interview last week. In addition to practically having a nervous breakdown during a conversation about her ex-boyfriends, Swift braved the host's haunted hallway for a Halloween scare.
Taylor Swift to Perform on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Week
Calling all 'Dancing With the Stars' fans! If you're a fan of the dancing competition show and country music, this is your week. On Tuesday (Oct. 30), Taylor Swift herself will perform live on 'DWTS' to supplement the show's country music episodes.