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.
Jana Kramer Dishes on the New Lady in Brantley Gilbert’s Life
You wouldn't think that Jana Kramer would be cool with her fiance having a new lady in his life -- but she's not threatened. The 'Whiskey singer recently admitted that Brantley Gilbert has been spending a lot of his free time chatting with their wedding planner.
Learn the Story Behind George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’
Whether or not you agree that George Jones' 1980 hit 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is the greatest country song of all time, we can all probably agree on one thing: The song is Jones' most famous hit. And there's a reason why the mournful ballad is so heart-wrenching -- it w…
Lady Antebellum Announces ‘Golden’ Release Party in New York City
Lady Antebellum has a lot on the calendar in the next few months. In addition to releasing their fourth studio album, 'Golden,' on May 7, the trio's front woman Hillary Scott will welcome a baby girl into the world. Luckily, pregnancy didn't distract Scott from putting out a grea…
Krystal Keith Celebrates Fathers and Daughters in ‘Daddy Dance With Me’ Video
Can you imagine coming up with a better surprise gift for your father than writing an original song? Krystal Keith sure can't -- that's why she recorded 'Daddy Dance With Me' to surprise Toby Keith during the father/daughter dance at her wedding. Now Keith has released a touching…
Lennon and Maisy Play ‘Ho Hey’ at the Grand Ole Opry
We all love Connie Britton's Rayna James and Hayden Panettiere's Juliette Barnes, but everyone knows the real stars of ABC's 'Nashville' are Rayna James' daughters. Maddie and Daphne James are played by real-life sisters Lennon and Maisy Stella, who are winning over adm…
Randy Travis Plays Sheriff in New TV Pilot With Billy Ray Cyrus
Last year Randy Travis was breaking the law, now he's making it. During a recent interview, Billy Ray Cyrus revealed that he and Travis are starring in a TV pilot that could get picked up soon. It's a return to television for Cyrus, who's starred on several shows since his career was …
Jo Dee Messina’s Mother Undergoes Open Heart Surgery
Jo Dee Messina's mother is undergoing heart surgery this morning (April 25). According to the singer's Facebook and Twitter accounts, her mother needs the operation to save her life.
Keith Urban + Vince Gill’s We’re All For the Hall Concert Nets Nearly $650,000
Thanks to the handiwork of Keith Urban, Vince Gill and a group of country music stars, the Country Music Hall of Fame has a nice-sized donation check coming its way. This year's All For the Hall benefit concert raised close to $650,000 for the museum of country music memories.
Clay Walker Dishes on His Wife’s Pregnancy Cravings
We've all heard tall tales about women's pregnancy cravings, but in some cases those stories aren't embellished. Clay Walker recently admitted in an interview that he came in between his wife and one of her cravings -- and he definitely regrets that decision.
Lady Antebellum Reveal ‘Goodbye Town,’ New Track From ‘Golden’
Lady Antebellum's fourth studio album is due out in just a few weeks, but you don't have to wait until May 7 to sample some new tunes from the Grammy-winning trio's latest album. Lady A is offering up a free download of their single 'Goodbye Town' if you preorder the new rec…
Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson + More to Join Zac Brown Band at the 2013 Southern Ground Mus…
After a great first run in Nashville last year, the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival will return to Music City September 27-28, 2013. Of course, Zac Brown Band will be back with a host of friends from country music and other genres to make this year's sensory experience even better.
Carrie Underwood Makes Wish Come True for Teen With Brain Tumor
On Saturday, Carrie Underwood made a very special teenager's dreams come true. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Hayley Gort had the privilege of flying to Jacksonville, Fla., with friends and family to meet the popular country singer in person.