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.
Trace Adkins Admits He Does His Best Acting When Trying to Convince People He Can Act
On a break from filming an upcoming movie called 'Mom's Night Out,' Trace Adkins admitted that he's working on improving his acting chops just in case his voice ever goes out. But acting doesn't come quite as easily to him as singing does just yet. Adkins says he does his be…
Weston Burt Stops Motion in Lighthearted ‘Lucky Sometimes’ Video
Weston Burt broke onto the country music scene earlier this year when he released his debut single, 'Lucky Sometimes.' In an effort to get his tune as much exposure as possible, the newcomer has released a fun stop motion music video of himself and his band playing the tune.
Luke Bryan Reveals Name, Cover Art for 2013 New Album
Luke Bryan's highly anticipated new album is going to hit stores on August 13. But until this week, Bryan hadn't officially released the name and cover of the album.
Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow Announce Co-Headlining Tour
This just in: Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow are teaming up to co-headline the 2013 Free and Easy Tour this fall!
Stand Up for Music Award Honors Sarah Darling’s Commitment to Music Education
Thanks to her dedication to the craft of songwriting, Sarah Darling is about to be honored for her commitment to music education. The National Association for Music Education recently announced that Darling is the recipient of this year's Stand Up for Music Award.
Jo Dee Messina Fans Raise More Than $100,000 for Her New Record
Country singers everywhere should be might envious of Jo Dee Messina's dedicated fanbase right about now. Seeking an influx of capital to release a new record, Messina launched a Kickstarter project to raise $100,000 in 30 days. Her fans answered the call -- and then some.
Sammy Hagar + More Added to Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert
On July 6, Toby Keith will host a major effort to provide relief to victims of the tornadoes that ravaged parts of Oklahoma this spring. Big-name country stars like Willie Nelson and Garth Brooks have been on the list of performers from the get-go, but Keith recently added more names and sponsors to…
Luke Bryan Releases ‘Crash My Party’ Video on the ‘Today’ Show
On Thursday (June 20), Luke Bryan gave viewers of the 'Today' show a sneak preview of his new music video for 'Crash My Party.'
Jay Leno Parodies Taylor Swift’s ’22’ With ’63’ Video
Lately, it seems like all the cool kids have something to say about Taylor Swift's '22' music video. Most recently, Jay Leno took a stab at using the '22' video to mock his own climbing age with a '63' parody.
LeAnn Rimes Performs on ‘The View,’ Says She’s Approaching Music ‘From a Human Perspective…
LeAnn Rimes has had a rough couple of months, but it looks like things are turning around for the country singer. This week, Rimes performed 'Just a Girl Like You' from her new album 'Spitfire' on 'The View,' also chatting briefly about the drama surrounding her relatio…
Billy Currington Sets Release Date, Track Listing for New Album ‘We Are Tonight’
It's been three years since Billy Currington released his last album, but the wait is finally over for fans who are pining for new music from the 'Hey Girl' hitmaker.
Hunter Hayes Debuts ‘Encore’ at Exclusive Fan Listening Party
On Thursday afternoon (June 6), a select group of Hunter Hayes fans -- or Hayniacs, as they like to be known -- had the opportunity to attend an exclusive listening party for Hayes' new album, 'Encore.' These lucky fans got more than just a first listen of the re-released bonus album.…