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.
Jason Aldean Reveals Cities for First Leg of 2013 Night Train Tour
All aboard! Jason Aldean has announced cities for the first leg of his 2013 Night Train Tour, which will kick off Feb. 21 in Bossier City, La. and roll through in 23 cities before moving on to the next leg.
Keith Urban, Fellow Judges Pledge to Make Dreams Come True in New ‘American Idol’ Commerci…
Back when Simon Cowell was a judge on 'American Idol,' it wasn't exactly a show that made wannabe stars eager to follow their dreams. Cowell's biting comments could turn anyone away from a path to stardom. But with a few new judges -- including the kind-hearted country crooner Keith Urban -- next ye…
Taylor Swift to Paint Times Square ‘Red’ on New Year’s Eve
This year, country music lover who spend New Year's Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square are in for a big treat. Taylor Swift will help her millions of fans greet 2013 with a live performance in New York City shortly before the stroke of midnight.
Taylor Swift’s Parents Didn’t Want Her to Get Into Music
Back in 2006, when Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut album, she was only 17. And you know what that means? The country star's parents had to be on board with her music career before she ever stepped into the country music scene. Turns out, Ma and Pa Swift weren't too keen on turning their …
Taylor Swift Accused of Stealing Lyrics in ‘All Too Well’ From Singer-Songwriter
There's rumble going down on Twitter today, and country music's sweetheart is smack dab in the center of it. Just 10 days after releasing 'Red,' Taylor Swift is facing accusations that she stole a line from her new song 'All Too Well' from singer-songwriter Matt Nathans…
Blake Shelton Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2012 CMAs, Responds With Shock and Awe
Reba McEntire and Tim Allen teamed up at the 2012 CMA awards to hand out the most coveted trophy of the night: the Entertainer of the Year award. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and 2011 winner Taylor Swift were all nominated for EoTY, but in the end, Shelton beat out the co…
Little Big Town Debut Eerie, Halloween-Spirited ‘Tornado’ Video
Just in time for Halloween, Little Big Town has released their eerie 'Tornado' video. With gorgeous shots of gray skies, strong winds and chirping blackbirds, this is one music video that's perfectly in tune with All Hallows' Eve.
Taylor Swift Takes the Stage on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
In the midst Tuesday's tense elimination round on 'Dancing With the Stars,' none other than Taylor Swift took the stage to ease the pressure at the end of the show. Wearing short black shorts, a white shirt with black polka-dots and -- you guessed it -- a red bowtie, Swift played her hit song 'We Ar…
Keith Urban Sports a Speedo by the Pool on His Birthday
Spotted: Keith Urban in his birthday suit. Okay, not exactly in his birthday suit, per se, but the 'For You' singer was snapped in a teeny, tiny speedo on his 45th birthday on Friday (Oct. 26).
Taylor Swift Ventures Through Ellen’s ‘Horrible’ Haunted Hallway in Hilarious Clip
Taylor Swift was most definitely a good sport when she stopped by 'Ellen' for an interview last week. In addition to practically having a nervous breakdown during a conversation about her ex-boyfriends, Swift braved the host's haunted hallway for a Halloween scare.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Gets the PS22 Kids Choir Treatment
At PS22 in Staten Island, a chorus of mega-talented 5th graders earns a music credit by putting on their own renditions of hit songs. Led by their instructor, piano player Gregg Breinberg, the adolescent kiddos have sang songs by everyone from Katy Perry to Adele to our own country music gem Ca…
Taylor Swift to Perform on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Week
Calling all 'Dancing With the Stars' fans! If you're a fan of the dancing competition show and country music, this is your week. On Tuesday (Oct. 30), Taylor Swift herself will perform live on 'DWTS' to supplement the show's country music episodes.