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 Wins Best Female Artist at MTV’s 2012 European Music Awards
For the past several weeks, Taylor Swift has been in the midst of a huge promotional tour for her most recent album. We've seen Ms. Swift grace the cameras for nearly every talk show and late-night show this fall -- and it looks like it has paid off. The 'Red' hitmaker was crowned Bes…
Eli Young Band Have a Laugh in Robotic ‘Say Goodnight’ Music Video
Eli Young Band's latest single, 'Say Goodnight,' is a pretty serious love ballad. The twangy tune is all about wanting to ignore your daily to-do list, draw the shades and spend some time with that special someone in your life. But EYB's 'Say Goodnight' video isn't…
Train Release ‘Bruises’ Video Featuring Pistol Annies’ Ashley Monroe
The pop group Train isn't typically considered a cross-over country act, though the lead singer has worked with Martina McBride in the past. Now that they've teamed up with Pistol Annies' Ashley Monroe, they are making some concrete roads through the country genre. This week, the band…
Lady Antebellum, Kids Tell Sweet Puppy Love Story in ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Video
Warning: If you watch Lady Antebellum's Christmasy new video, you're going to be in the holiday spirit before you even get a slice of Thanksgiving turkey. Filled with gifts, wreaths, and -- of course -- mistletoe, the band's 'Holly Jolly Christmas' video is perfect for holid…
George Strait Invests in Texas Golf Course
In January, George Strait will head out on the road for his last tour ever (or so he says). But the King of Country won't have to worry about his pocketbook once he takes himself off the touring circuit. He just invested in a San Antonio, Texas golf course to guarantee it.
Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.
Faith Hill Makes a Comeback With Warm ‘American Heart’ Video
It's official: Faith Hill is back. The legendary country songstress has just released her first music video in five years. The break must have treated her well, because this four-minute clip is one that will tug on your 'American Heart' strings.
Scotty McCreery Featured in New Bojangles Commercials
Southern gentleman Scotty McCreery loves eating at the fast-food joint Bojangles. In fact, he loves it so much that he let the chain use a doctored-up version of his hit song 'Water Tower Town' in one of their new commercials, in which he makes an appearance.
Kenny Chesney Announces 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour
Just a few months after his record-breaking Brothers of the Sun Tour with Tim McGraw came to a close, Kenny Chesney is gearing up for another long stretch on the road. And this time, it's all about the fans. Chesney has coined his 17-stadium run the No Shoes Nation Tour, presented by Corona Lig…
Tim McGraw Shares Memory-Filled ‘One of Those Nights’ Lyric Video
Tim McGraw's latest hit, 'One of Those Nights,' captures perfectly the excitement of a good old-fashioned first date. But if you've been struggling to remember all the words to the hit song, now's your chance to learn them. The popular country crooner has released a special …
Taylor Swift’s First Big Purchase Was Inspired by ‘Mean Girls’… and Mean Girls
Like any 16-year-old would, when Taylor Swift received her first paycheck in 2006, she bought a car. But the rising country music star didn't want to buy just any car. Inspired by the 2004 movie 'Mean Girls' -- and feeling a little angst about being bullied by the mean girls in her ow…
Did the Civil Wars Break Up?
While millions of Americans were distracted by the election and polling results, some major news hit the country music circuit. Popular folk duo the Civil Wars posted a message on Tuesday (Nov. 6) that leads fans to believe that they might be breaking up.