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.
Casey James Shaves His November Beard Onstage
Casey James is a pretty good dude. The singer spent the month of November growing out his facial hair in support of No Shave November -- a competition that doubles as a St. Jude Children's Hospital fundraiser. But now that it's December, his gruff beard finally had to go.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Spotted Together in New York City
Looks like those rumors of Taylor Swift getting cozy with One Direction's Harry Styles might not be so far-fetched. The pop-country songstress and boyband star were spotted strolling together in New York City over the weekend.
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…
Kids Rock Orchestra Gives Awesome Performance of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
You would think that 50 kids with instruments would be nothing but noise and trouble. But when a group of adolescents at the Artik Music School in Israel covered Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' the results were sheer talent.
Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts + More Lined Up for Boots and Hearts Music Festival 2013
Next summer, a handful of country stars will be traveling north of the border to headline Ontario's 2013 Boots and Hearts Music Festival. The three-day country music event will showcase Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, the Band Perry and more.
Taylor Swift Performs ‘Red’ Songs on ‘The Today Show Australia’
Just when you thought Taylor Swift was pressing the pause button on her suped up 'Red' promotional tour, she's back with another live performance. On Monday (Nov. 26), Swift appeared on 'The Today Show Australia' to put on another smashing rendition of her album's title…
Kristen Kelly Shows Her Chops in Powerful ‘He Loves to Make Me Cry’ Video
Don't be fooled by the title to Kristen Kelly's latest single. She's not lamenting a boyfriend who treats her badly -- those tears she's crying are happy ones. 'He Loves to Make Me Cry' won't be released to country radio until 2013, but Kelly created this preview v…
Scotty McCreery to Help Light the Tree for ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ Special
Scotty McCreery will be on hand during the 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special to help ring in the Christmas season. The 'American Idol' champion will appear as part of a star-studded lineup, which includes fellow crooner Trace Adkins, as well as Mariah Carey, Ce…
Big Machine Records to Release ‘Music of Nashville’ Soundtrack
If you can't get enough of the music on ABC's 'Nashville,' you're in luck. Powerhouse country label Big Machine Records -- home of Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw -- will release an 11-song soundtrack for the popular new drama on Dec. 11.