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…
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…
Zac Brown Band to Sing National Anthem Before BCS National Championship Game
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
Luke Bryan Recalls His Best New Year’s Eve
It's that time of year again! Christmas is over and most of us are scrambling to make plans for New Year's Eve. Even though there can be pressure to do something really special in honor of the new year, Luke Bryan recently revealed that his best New Year's Eve was spent with good frie…
Eric Church Shares His New Year’s Eve Hangover Cure
New Year's Eve is all fun and games for those who are 21 or older...until you ring in Jan. 1 with a massive headache, that is. Luckily, country powerhouse Eric Church has let us in on his hangover cure just in time for the biggest party of a year. Listen up, all you revelers and partygoers!
‘X Factor’ Winner Tate Stevens Is Headed to Nashville, Home of Country Music
In case you haven't heard the news, country music hopeful Tate Stevens took home the winning prize on the latest season of 'X Factor.' Not wanting to rest on his laurels, Stevens is heading to Nashville to try to break into the country music scene.
Blake Shelton Designs Special Christmas Gift for Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton isn't the kind of guy who goes to the mall to buy his wife a few sweaters for Christmas. Instead, the popular country crooner tuned in to his creative energies to design a piece of jewelry that will appeal to Miranda Lambert's animal-loving side.
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Team Up in Festive ‘I Think You Might Like It’ Video
Everyone's favorite 1970s movie couple is back together again! John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John of 'Grease' fame have teamed up to create a charming country holiday duet.
‘The Voice’ Pays Tribute to Sandy Hook Shooting Victims With Heartfelt Performance
In an effort to make sense of the gruesome shooting that took place on Friday morning (Dec. 14) in Newtown, Conn., coaches on 'The Voice' -- including country's Blake Shelton -- performed a touching tribute on the show on Monday. Backed by a large chorus, the group of talented singers…
Keith Urban Releases Annual Calendar to Benefit St. Jude Research Hospital
For the past few years, Keith Urban has released a calendar of photos that his fans have taken of him. No, he's not trying to boost his own ego. The photo-heavy calendar is sold to benefit St. Jude Research Hospital.
Eli Young Band Making Big Plans for 2013
Even though they haven't opened Christmas presents or celebrated New Year's yet, the Eli Young Band guys already have big plans for 2013. Not only will the band set out to tour with Kenny Chesney next year, they also plan to make time for the studio.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …