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.
Martina McBride’s Fans to Help Build New Playground
Martina McBride is the kind of person who just wants to make the world a better place. The legendary country star harnessed the power of her national volunteer group, Team Martina, and partnered with a giving website called Crowdrise to help raise $20,000 for the Chastain Park Conservancy Playground in Atlanta.
Funny Audition Tape Shows Carrie Underwood’s ‘Competition’ for ‘Sunday Night Football’ Intro
Carrie Underwood has already landed the role of being the voice of 'Sunday Night Football,' but a silly four-minute "audition" video will make you wonder what could have happened if the 'Good Girl' hitmaker hadn't landed the gig.
Eric Church Band Golf Tournament Raises Over $100K for Charity
Apparently, Eric Church surrounds himself with a pretty great group of guys when he's out on the road. On Aug. 13, the Eric Church Band collaborated to host their second-annual, invitation-only Put a Club in My Hand scramble golf tournament to benefit MusiCares.
Luke Bryan Shakes It for Us in Fun Viral Video [NSFW]
In 2013 alone, Luke Bryan has won ACM awards for Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Event of the year, plus a CMT award for Collaboration Video of the Year. But it's possible that the 'Country Girl (Shake It For Me)' hitmaker is better recognized for his killer dance moves.
Sugarland Still Not Breaking Up, Kristian Bush Confirms
Fear not, Sugarland fans: Even though Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles both have solo projects going on, the duo isn't breaking up.
Kelly Clarkson on Being a Stepmom: ‘I Really Dig the Mom Thing’
Kelly Clarkson and fiance Brandon Blackstock are set to get married this fall. But Clarkson is already relishing in one aspect of her new life: step-motherhood.
Florida Georgia Line, Sheryl Crow to Announce 2013 CMA Awards Nominees
Every September, country music fans anxiously await the announcement of the year's CMA Awards nominees. In 2013, Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow are the lucky artists who get to announce those nominees.
Taylor Swift Mocks Kanye West With Gift to Tourmate Ed Sheeran
Judging by Twitter, Instagram and interviews, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are having a blast traveling together on Swift's 2013 Red Tour. Swift even gifted Sheeran with a homemade gift ... at the expense of Kanye West.
Taylor Swift and Sara Bareilles Get ‘Brave’ Together in Los Angeles
The great thing about seeing Taylor Swift live in concert is that you never know who she'll bring out on stage to share the microphone with her. On Monday (Aug. 19) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Swift gave fans a major surprise when she performed a duet with Sara Bareilles.
Eli Young Band Announce 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour Dates
This fall, Eli Young Band will hit the road for their 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour. After a summer opening for Kenny Chesney, the EYB guys are more than ready to play a series of headlining shows.