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.
Florida Georgia Line Announce Cities for 2013 Here’s to the Good Times Tour
It's a good year to be Florida Georgia Line. In addition to watching their hit single 'Cruise' reach Quadruple Platinum status, the duo has booked their first-ever headlining tour for fall.
Dierks Bentley Says ‘Darker’ New Album Will ‘Go Against the Grain’
Dierks Bentley is about to embark on his second decade of recording country music. With 10 years of experience behind him and a new album due out later this year, Bentley is ready to shake things up a little bit with the release of his next album.
Ronnie Dunn Visits Victims of Devastating Oklahoma Tornado
Before Ronnie Dunn steps on stage at Toby Keith's Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert this weekend, he wanted to spend some time with Oklahomans who have been impacted by the recent devastating tornado. On the Fourth of July, the star singer spent some time visiting with residents in Shawnee, …
Dierks Bentley Has ‘a Lot of Respect’ for Kacey Musgraves
Recently, Dierks Bentley released his new single 'Bourbon in Kentucky' with some help from the lovely Kacey Musgraves on vocals. After working with Musgraves in the studio, Bentley has been singing her praises in interviews.
Trace Adkins Admits He Does His Best Acting When Trying to Convince People He Can Act
On a break from filming an upcoming movie called 'Mom's Night Out,' Trace Adkins admitted that he's working on improving his acting chops just in case his voice ever goes out. But acting doesn't come quite as easily to him as singing does just yet. Adkins says he does his be…
Luke Bryan Reveals Name, Cover Art for 2013 New Album
Luke Bryan's highly anticipated new album is going to hit stores on August 13. But until this week, Bryan hadn't officially released the name and cover of the album.
Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow Announce Co-Headlining Tour
This just in: Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow are teaming up to co-headline the 2013 Free and Easy Tour this fall!
Jo Dee Messina Fans Raise More Than $100,000 for Her New Record
Country singers everywhere should be might envious of Jo Dee Messina's dedicated fanbase right about now. Seeking an influx of capital to release a new record, Messina launched a Kickstarter project to raise $100,000 in 30 days. Her fans answered the call -- and then some.
Sammy Hagar + More Added to Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert
On July 6, Toby Keith will host a major effort to provide relief to victims of the tornadoes that ravaged parts of Oklahoma this spring. Big-name country stars like Willie Nelson and Garth Brooks have been on the list of performers from the get-go, but Keith recently added more names and sponsors to…
Randy Travis Remembers George Jones in ‘Tonight I’m Playing Possum’
The country music community has been grieving since George Jones died in April. To help soften the blow -- and perhaps to cope with his feelings -- Randy Travis dedicated a new song called 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum' to a man many call the greatest country singer of all time. Jo…
Carrie Underwood Celebrates Five Years as Grand Ole Opry Member
At just 30 years old, it's hard to believe that Carrie Underwood has already been a member of the Grand Ole Opry for five years. The Grammy-winning country singer celebrated her anniversary on Friday (June 7) by closing out the first of two performances on the infamous Opry stage with a special…
Holly Tucker Finds Motivation After Blake Shelton Defends Her to Music Critic
By now, everyone should know not to mess with Blake Shelton or those close to him. After a Houston critic dissed 'The Voice' contestant Holly Tucker, Shelton took to Twitter to post a very public and very fiery response, which Tucker says she was "touched" by.