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.
George Jones Dead at 81: Country Stars React
Country music artists and fans are reeling from the news that George Jones, arguably one of the greatest country singers of all time, died on Friday April 26. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is considered one of the most important and influential singers in the history of American popular music, and …
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…
Tyler Farr Calls on Friends in ‘Redneck Crazy’ Video
Anyone who has been through a breakup knows that it takes a village to recover from a broken heart. That's why Tyler Farr called on his country music buddies Colt Ford and Lee Brice and 'Duck Dynasty's' Willie Robertson to join him for his music video for 'Redneck Crazy.&apo…
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 …
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.
Kenny Chesney Lets Fans Stream Entire ‘Life on a Rock’ Album
You'll have to wait until April 30 to buy Kenny Chesney's latest album, 'Life on a Rock,' but if you're anxious to hear the award-winning country star's latest work, you're in luck. Chesney is letting fans stream the entire new album beginning today.
The Band Perry to Perform on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
The Band Perry will give 'Dancing With the Stars' fans a heap of their new album 'Pioneer' this week. While contestants try to dance around the competition to avoid being eliminated, the sibling trio will play one of their latest hits, 'Better Dig Two.'
Luke Bryan Buys Jason Aldean a New Ride
Nobody is quite as good at gift-giving as your best friend. And it's obvious that Luke Bryan is one of Jason Aldean's closest pals, because over the weekend Bryan surprised his buddy with a 1976 Bronco.
Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Top List of 100 ‘American Idol’ Hit Singles
Ever since singing competition reality shows became en vogue, radio play has been dotted with hits that came straight from shows like 'American Idol.' In fact, a lot of big-name stars -- including Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson -- came straight from the 'Idol' stage. Recently, Billboard magazin…
Jake Owen Shows Off His Sweet Little Easter Bunny
Jake Owen's baby girl may have been born on Thanksgiving Day, but this little lady is not just a turkey -- she's an Easter bunny baby, too. The holiday is still a few weeks off, but the doting is celebrating early by dressing Pearl up, complete with bunny ears, to share this adorable photo…