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.
Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli Says New Baby Made His House a Home
Mike Eli of Eli Young Band finally feels at home. No, he's not kicking his feet up and putting an end to his country music career. He and his wife Kacey just brought their baby girl, Kline Olivia, home, and they finally feel their space is complete.
Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift + More Score 2013 People’s Choice Awards Nominations
Election season is behind us (thankfully), but it's not too late to vote... For your favorite country stars, that is. The list of 2013 People's Choice Awards nominees are in, and plenty of country stars are on the ballot for country music awards and all-genre categories, too.
Toby Keith Talks Fried Foods, Moonshine and Music on ‘The Talk’
It shouldn't surprise anyone that when Toby Keith stopped by 'The Talk' on Tuesday (Nov. 14), his food focus was all about deep frying and alcohol. Of course, the country crooner carved out some time in his interview to chat about music, too.
Blake Shelton Is Still One of the Sexiest Men Alive
It's official: Blake Shelton is one of the sexiest men alive. The 2012 CMA Entertainer of the Year has now made it into People's coveted Sexiest Man Alive issue not one, but three times.
‘Nashville’ Mansion Up for Sale
If you can't get enough of the country music drama on ABC's 'Nashville,' then you'll be excited to learn that the Music City mansion inhabited by Rayna James (Connie Britton's character) is up for sale. Unfortunately, it comes with a hefty price tag that only a successf…
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…
Blake Shelton Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2012 CMAs, Responds with Shock and Awe
Reba McEntire and Tim Allen teamed up at the 2012 CMA awards to hand out the most coveted trophy of the night: the Entertainer of the Year award. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and 2011 winner Taylor Swift were all nominated for EoTY, but in the end, Shelton beat out the co…
Taylor Swift Takes the Stage on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
In the midst Tuesday's tense elimination round on 'Dancing With the Stars,' none other than Taylor Swift took the stage to ease the pressure at the end of the show. Wearing short black shorts, a white shirt with black polka-dots and -- you guessed it -- a red bowtie, Swift played her hit song 'We Ar…
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.
Did Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy Break Up?
Did Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy break up? Say it ain't so!
Taylor Swift Films ‘VH1 Storytellers’
On Monday night (Oct. 15), Taylor Swift had the opportunity to sit down with 'just' 3,000 of her peers to tape an upcoming episode of 'VH1 Storytellers.' Luckily for the millions of fans who weren't in attendance at the taping, the intimate musical performances and tell-all …
Taylor Swift Shares Her ‘State of Grace’ on ‘Good Morning America’
These days, 'Good Morning America' is Taylor Swift's best friend. The mega-popular crossover star has been popping by the show frequently the past few weeks to preview new songs for her fans. Monday was no different, as Swift chatted for a few minutes and introduced and exclusive prev…