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 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.
Kristen Kelly Shows Her Chops in Powerful ‘He Loves to Make Me Cry’ Video
Don't be fooled by the title to Kristen Kelly's latest single. She's not lamenting a boyfriend who treats her badly -- those tears she's crying are happy ones. 'He Loves to Make Me Cry' won't be released to country radio until 2013, but Kelly created this preview v…
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.
Carrie Underwood Releases Haunting ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Trailer on Black Friday
Carrie Underwood has released a spooky promo for the music video for the next single off of her award-winning 'Blown Away' album. Timed to hit the airwaves on Black Friday, appropriately, the country singer's 'Two Black Cadillacs' trailer won't exactly put you in the mo…
Zac Brown Band Find a Circus of Love in New ‘Goodbye in Her Eyes’ Video
Zac Brown Band is one of the most talented country groups on the charts right now. And the band's latest video release proves why. Showcasing the entire group's musical prowess and creativity, 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' becomes more than just a mournful love ballad.
Taylor Swift Sports Pink Hair While Shooting ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Video
Taylor Swift's critics have called her a lot of things, but nobody can accuse her of being boring. Never one to settle on a signature look, country music's sweetheart sported a pink punk rock hairstyle while filming her 'I Knew You Were Trouble' video over the weekend.
Dustin Lynch Unleashes Daringly Sexy ‘She Cranks My Tractor’ Video
Dustin Lynch just released the music video for his new single 'She Cranks My Tractor,' and one thing is clear -- this video is for the guys. Be careful who is around when you watch this smoking hot clip. Warning: Not really safe for work.