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.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …
Kids Rock Orchestra Gives Awesome Performance of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
You would think that 50 kids with instruments would be nothing but noise and trouble. But when a group of adolescents at the Artik Music School in Israel covered Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' the results were sheer talent.
Scotty McCreery Ignites a ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Season at Rockefeller Center
Scotty McCreery helped bring some country music flair to the 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' NBC special on Wednesday evening (Nov. 29). Using his signature baritone voice, the young star sang out a snazzy version of 'Holly Jolly Christmas' for the crowd both in New York City a…
Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts + More Lined Up for Boots and Hearts Music Festival 2013
Next summer, a handful of country stars will be traveling north of the border to headline Ontario's 2013 Boots and Hearts Music Festival. The three-day country music event will showcase Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, the Band Perry and more.
Taylor Swift Performs ‘Red’ Songs on ‘The Today Show Australia’
Just when you thought Taylor Swift was pressing the pause button on her suped up 'Red' promotional tour, she's back with another live performance. On Monday (Nov. 26), Swift appeared on 'The Today Show Australia' to put on another smashing rendition of her album's title…
Toby Keith Introduces Characters in ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Video
The long wait to see Toby Keith's 'Hope on the Rocks' video is just about over. But in case you are dying to learn more about the characters in the storied song, the country star has released a teaser video to introduce some of them to you.
Tim McGraw Opens ‘One of Those Nights’ Video Shoot to Fans With Live Stream
Have you every wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a country music video shoot? Thanks to Tim McGraw, now you can find out. The country legend will use a live video stream to give fans an insider look at his 'One of Those Nights' video shoot.
Scotty McCreery to Help Light the Tree for ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ Special
Scotty McCreery will be on hand during the 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special to help ring in the Christmas season. The 'American Idol' champion will appear as part of a star-studded lineup, which includes fellow crooner Trace Adkins, as well as Mariah Carey, Ce…
Big Machine Records to Release ‘Music of Nashville’ Soundtrack
If you can't get enough of the music on ABC's 'Nashville,' you're in luck. Powerhouse country label Big Machine Records -- home of Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw -- will release an 11-song soundtrack for the popular new drama on Dec. 11.
Hunter Hayes Admits to Being Intimidated by Carrie Underwood
Hunter Hayes just happens to have one of the most coveted jobs a hot, 21-year-old country singer could have: opening for Carrie Underwood on her 2012 Blown Away Tour. Hayes should be feeling so confident that he's strutting his stuff back stage, but he recently dished to MTV that Underwood actu…
Keith Urban Talks Surprising Contestants in New ‘American Idol’ Commercial
Keith Urban plays the starring role in a new 'American Idol' commercial. The first-time 'Idol' judge chats with the camera about the contestants who surprised him during the audition process for the show's upcoming 12th season.
Garth Brooks Going on Tour in 2014?
Country fans have long been ready to see legend Garth Brooks resurrect his mega-successful music career. And now it seems like our wait is over -- hopefully.