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 Celebrates Five Years as Grand Ole Opry Member
At just 30 years old, it's hard to believe that Carrie Underwood has already been a member of the Grand Ole Opry for five years. The Grammy-winning country singer celebrated her anniversary on Friday (June 7) by closing out the first of two performances on the infamous Opry stage with a special…
Drake White Joins Toby Keith’s 2013 Hammer Down Tour
Newcomer Drake White officially broke into the country music scene earlier this year when he released 'The Simple Life.' Now, thanks to his first single's success on the charts, White's schedule is getting really busy. Of course, he had enough leeway on his calendar to accept an …
Florida Georgia Line Chalk Up Second CMT Award for Duo Video of the Year
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line must be tired of getting on and off the 2013 CMT Music Awards stage. The duo made their third trip up the stairs when they snagged the belt buckle for Duo Video of the Year.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Climbs to No. 1
It's a good week to be Tim McGraw. Okay, every week is a good week to be McGraw, but especially this one, since the country superstar's single 'Highway Don't Care' clinched the top slot on the country charts.
Absent Blake Shelton Wins CMT’s 2013 Male Video of the Year Award for ‘Sure Would Be Cool …
Not every woman gets the opportunity to present her husband with a coveted award. But at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Miranda Lambert had that opportunity when she announced that her husband, Blake Shelton, won Male Video of the Year for his smash hit 'Sure Would Be Cool if You Did.'
Little Big Town Pay Homage to Fleetwood Mac with ‘The Chain’ Rendition at CMT Music Awards
It takes some serious chops to cover a Fleetwood Mac song -- any Fleetwood Mac song. But at Wednesday's (June 5) CMT Music Awards, Little Big Town proved that they can cross genres and make any song sound great.
Taylor Swift Debuts ‘Red’ at 2013 CMT Music Awards
After Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryan primed the crowd, Taylor Swift introduced her new country single to CMT Music Awards viewers. Nobody was shocked that Swift brought tons of energy and pizazz to the stage with her 'Red' performance.
Darius Rucker Gets CMT Music Awards Attendees on Their Feet With Energetic ‘Wagon Wheel’ P…
After several energetic performances at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Darius Rucker brought the crowd to their feet once again with a no-holds-barred rendition of 'Wagon Wheel.'
Zac Brown Band Schedule 3rd Annual Southern Ground Music and Food Festival for Charleston
It looks like Zac Brown Band are really onto something with the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival. This year, the festival, which is a sensory experience that combines great music with tasty food, is returning to Charleston, S.C., for the third time.
Joe Nichols Talks Touring, ‘Sunny & 75′ in Behind-the-Scenes Video
With Joe Nichols' latest single, 'Sunny & 75,' gaining popularity, he's gearing up to hit the road for the next few months to bring his music to fans all over the country. In a new behind-the-scenes interview, he opens up about the new single, his devoted fans and life on…
Miranda Lambert Finds a Home for Another Stray Dog Over Memorial Day Weekend
Rumors have been running rampant about whether or not Miranda Lambert and her hubby Blake Shelton are ready to have a baby. But the idea of adding a human baby to her pack of adopted pups hasn't stopped the sassy country singer from helping stray animals find good homes.
Dixie Chicks Fan Celebrates Birthday 10 Years Apart With Interpretive Dance to ‘Landslide’…
Back when Tyler Marcum was 20, he acted a lot like... well, a 20-year-old. To celebrate finally leaving his teenage years behind, Marcum recorded a video of himself dancing to Dixie Chicks' 'Landslide' in his underwear. Fast-forward 10 years later, and Marcum is celebrating 30. As an homage to his y…