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.
Newcomer Awards Nominees Announced for 2013 ACMs
Do you have a favorite newcomer to the country music scene? If so, now is your chance to vote for your favorite new artist. The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country announced that voting for the categories of New Female Vocalist, New Male Vocalist and New Vocal Duo or Group for the Ac…
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Lyric Video Details a Woman Scorned
It doesn't seem like it would be possible for a country singer to capture his or her personality in a simple lyric video. But somehow, Miranda Lambert overcame the odds when she released a quirky video that spells out every word to her tune 'Mama's Broken Heart.'
Kenny Chesney Expands No Shoes Nation Tour With 28 New Dates
Kenny Chesney hasn't embarked on his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour yet, but it's already on the books to be one of the year's biggest tours. The 'Come Over' hitmaker has just added a whopping 28 additional dates to the already jam-packed tour schedule.
Kenny Chesney Documentary ‘The Color Orange’ to Air This Weekend
When people of Middle Tennessee say they "bleed orange," they're referring to their undying devotion to the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Kenny Chesney is counted amongst the school's fans. In fact, the award-winning country crooner loves the Big Orange so much…
Randy Travis Officially Charged With DWI
Last August, Randy Travis was arrested for suspicion of DWI -- reportedly while naked -- after driving his car into a Texas construction site. On Thursday (Jan. 10), Travis's blood-alcohol test came back, and he will now be formally charged with driving while intoxicated.
Keith Urban and John Travolta Duet the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
The names Keith Urban and John Travolta don't exactly seem like they should go together. But this week at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, the country crooner joined forces with the famous actor to put on an incredible cover of the Beatles' 'Yesterday.'
Blake Shelton Reveals That He Nearly Quit ‘The Voice’
It's no secret that Blake Shelton would like to put his music career before his gig coaching upcoming stars on 'The Voice.' Shelton has been vocal about his frustration with producers of the show for doing multiple back-to-back seasons, and now he's revealed that he almost walked…
LeAnn Rimes Accepts the Past in Emotional ‘Borrowed’ Video
For many months, LeAnn Rimes has endured public scrutiny over her private life -- mostly due to having an affair with actor Eddie Cibrian, who is now her husband. Rimes has warned her fans that her upcoming album, 'Spitfire,' is an honest portrayal of her life experiences in recent years. That said,…
Tate Stevens Kicks Off His Country Career Writing With John Rich
In late December, 'X Factor' winner Tate Stevens announced that he would be moving his family to Nashville to work on his country music career. It looks like Stevens has arrived in Music City and is already working hard, according to a photo that he shared this week.
Jason Aldean Promises to Bring ‘Country-Rock Flair’ to People’s Choice Awards
Tonight (Jan. 9), Jason Aldean plans to wow fans of all music genres with one of his tried-and-true country-meets-rock-and-roll performances. Aldean will take the stage before a national audience at the 2013 People's Choice Awards -- and he's ready to have a good time.
Kelly Clarkson to Perform at President Obama’s Inauguration
Election season came to an end months ago (thank goodness), but President Obama hasn't been inaugurated for his second term just yet. On January 21, several celebs will descend on the White House to perform during the president's official welcome while the nation watches at home. An avid O…
Jay DeMarcus Shares Sweet Photo of His Happy Baby Boy
It's been almost six months since Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus and his wife, Allison, brought their baby boy home from the hospital. Now that little Dylan is big enough to sit up by himself, his country star daddy is comfortable sharing adorable pictures of him on Twitter.