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.
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.'
Miranda Lambert Brings ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ to the 2013 CMT Music Awards
After CMT Music Awards show hosts Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell begged announced the six finalists for Video of the Year, Miranda Lambert took the stage to put on a sassy and energetic performance of 'Mama's Broken Heart.'
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.
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.
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.
Randy Houser Burns the Midnight Oil in ‘Runnin’ Outta Moonlight’ Video
If you're not already yearning for cool summer nights outside, Randy Houser's new 'Runnin' Outta Moonlight' video will do the trick. With a gorgeous starscape, full moon and inky black sky, this clip will make you want to pull an all-nighter.
Jo Dee Messina Asking Fans to Kickstart New Album
Everyone knows that Jo Dee Messina is one of those fiercely independent, tell-it-like-it-is country music stars. But it's hard to believe that Messina has never had the chance to make an album the way she really wants it to be. Now, after 18 years in the industry, Messina hopes to finally have …
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…
Conan O’Brien Bitterly Teaches Taylor Swift What 22 Is Really Like
The lyrics to Taylor Swift's hit song make 22 sound like a darn good time. Lots of late-night hangouts, dreaming of the future, acting silly with friends -- what more could you want? Unfortunately, the reality for most is that early 20s aren't nearly as fun as they look in the '22&apo…