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.
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.
Faith Hill Makes a Comeback With Warm ‘American Heart’ Video
It's official: Faith Hill is back. The legendary country songstress has just released her first music video in five years. The break must have treated her well, because this four-minute clip is one that will tug on your 'American Heart' strings.
Scotty McCreery Featured in New Bojangles Commercials
Southern gentleman Scotty McCreery loves eating at the fast-food joint Bojangles. In fact, he loves it so much that he let the chain use a doctored-up version of his hit song 'Water Tower Town' in one of their new commercials, in which he makes an appearance.
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…
Tim McGraw Shares Memory-Filled ‘One of Those Nights’ Lyric Video
Tim McGraw's latest hit, 'One of Those Nights,' captures perfectly the excitement of a good old-fashioned first date. But if you've been struggling to remember all the words to the hit song, now's your chance to learn them. The popular country crooner has released a special …
Did the Civil Wars Break Up?
While millions of Americans were distracted by the election and polling results, some major news hit the country music circuit. Popular folk duo the Civil Wars posted a message on Tuesday (Nov. 6) that leads fans to believe that they might be breaking up.
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…
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.
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’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 …