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 Strait Is 60 for 60, Fellow Country Artists Celebrate in Fun Video
Every day is a good day to be George Strait, but now the superstar has more cause to celebrate his illustrious career than usual. Strait ignited 60 for 60 campaign, pushing to clinch his 60th No. 1 hit before his 61st birthday, which he celebrated over the weekend. The iconic country star hit his go…
Luke Bryan’s ‘Just a Sip’ Video Brings the Ultimate Spring Break Party
Nothing gets you in the spirit of summer quite like seeing thousands of college kids hanging out at the beach during Spring Break. Beaches, beer and bathing suits -- what else do you need? Nothing! That's why Luke Bryan used Spring Break footage to capture the ultimate party-time summer vibe in…
Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina + More Step Up for CMA Fest Celeb Softball Game
Every year, country music kicks off CMA Fest by giving back. Before the acts and their hordes of fans descend on Nashville to indulge in great food and even better music, dozens of stars participate in the City of Hope's annual Celebrity Softball Challenge to raise money for cancer research.
Shania Twain Continues Her Vegas Residency
After a nearly decade-long hiatus, Shania Twain returned to country music as a resident performer in Las Vegas. And now, the 'Any Man of Mine' hitmaker has added 22 new dates to round out the first year of her two-year stint as a Las Vegas headliner.
Sheryl Crow Lives Out the Ultimate ‘Staycation’ in ‘Easy’ Video
Summer is just around the corner, and most of us are dreaming of beach vacations--except for Sheryl Crow, that is. Crow's latest hit, 'Easy,' sounds like a summer tune, but it's a country song all about cozying up at home with the object of your affection.
Wade Bowen Announces 2013 Celebrity Golf Classic, Concert to Benefit West, Texas
Wade Bowen is gearing up to host his 15th annual Wade Bowen Celebrity Golf Tournament and Concert on June 2-3. The event will take place in Bowen's hometown of Waco, Texas, and it will benefit the Bowen Family Foundation.
Blake Shelton and Shakira Perform ‘Need You Now’ on ‘The Voice’
This week on 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton proved that he's more than just an all-star coach on the reality television show -- he's an all-star performer, too. The country crooner teamed up with pop star Shakira to put on a smashing rendition of Lady Antebellum's 'Need You…
Alan Jackson Pays Tribute to George Jones at Tour Stop
Still reeling from the news that George Jones passed away on Friday, April 26, Alan Jackson took some time to pay tribute to The Possum last weekend. During a stop on his current tour, Jackson covered 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' for a mesmerized crowd in Birmingham, Ala.
Keith Urban Voted Best ‘American Idol’ Judge Ever
Even though Keith Urban has only been a judge on 'American Idol' for one season, which is winding down as we speak, his quiet and kind demeanor has already made him a fan favorite.
Kelly Clarkson Films Appearance on New CBS Show
For Kelly Clarkson, 2013 has been the Year of the Jam-Packed Schedule. From singing at President Obama's inauguration to attending award shows to filming segments for television, it seems like the country crossover star hasn't had a minute to stop and rest.