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.
Hunter Hayes Debuts ‘Encore’ at Exclusive Fan Listening Party
On Thursday afternoon (June 6), a select group of Hunter Hayes fans -- or Hayniacs, as they like to be known -- had the opportunity to attend an exclusive listening party for Hayes' new album, 'Encore.' These lucky fans got more than just a first listen of the re-released bonus album.…
Absent Blake Shelton Wins CMT’s 2013 Male Video of the Year Award for ‘Sure Would Be Cool …
Not every woman gets the opportunity to present her husband with a coveted award. But at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Miranda Lambert had that opportunity when she announced that her husband, Blake Shelton, won Male Video of the Year for his smash hit 'Sure Would Be Cool if You Did.'
Little Big Town Pay Homage to Fleetwood Mac with ‘The Chain’ Rendition at CMT Music Awards
It takes some serious chops to cover a Fleetwood Mac song -- any Fleetwood Mac song. But at Wednesday's (June 5) CMT Music Awards, Little Big Town proved that they can cross genres and make any song sound great.
Florida Georgia Line Chalk Up Second CMT Award for Duo Video of the Year
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line must be tired of getting on and off the 2013 CMT Music Awards stage. The duo made their third trip up the stairs when they snagged the belt buckle for Duo Video of the Year.
Taylor Swift Debuts ‘Red’ at 2013 CMT Music Awards
After Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryan primed the crowd, Taylor Swift introduced her new country single to CMT Music Awards viewers. Nobody was shocked that Swift brought tons of energy and pizazz to the stage with her 'Red' performance.
Darius Rucker Gets CMT Music Awards Attendees on Their Feet With Energetic ‘Wagon Wheel’ P…
After several energetic performances at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, Darius Rucker brought the crowd to their feet once again with a no-holds-barred rendition of 'Wagon Wheel.'
Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Climbs to No. 1
It's a good week to be Tim McGraw. Okay, every week is a good week to be McGraw, but especially this one, since the country superstar's single 'Highway Don't Care' clinched the top slot on the country charts.
Randy Houser Burns the Midnight Oil in ‘Runnin’ Outta Moonlight’ Video
If you're not already yearning for cool summer nights outside, Randy Houser's new 'Runnin' Outta Moonlight' video will do the trick. With a gorgeous starscape, full moon and inky black sky, this clip will make you want to pull an all-nighter.
Jo Dee Messina Asking Fans to Kickstart New Album
Everyone knows that Jo Dee Messina is one of those fiercely independent, tell-it-like-it-is country music stars. But it's hard to believe that Messina has never had the chance to make an album the way she really wants it to be. Now, after 18 years in the industry, Messina hopes to finally have …
Academy of Country Music Honors George Jones With Heartfelt Tribute Video
In honor of George Jones' illustrious country music career, the Academy of Country Music put together a short reel of the Possum's best moments at the ACM Awards. The clip honors Jones' ACM wins and most memorable performances from the 1970s and 1980s.
Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie & Sammy Kershaw Set Release Date for New Album
Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw joined forces earlier this year when they hit the road together for the Roots and Boots Tour. Playing together for their diehard fans went so well that now the three country music legends are going to release an album together.
Jana Kramer Dishes on the New Lady in Brantley Gilbert’s Life
You wouldn't think that Jana Kramer would be cool with her fiance having a new lady in his life -- but she's not threatened. The 'Whiskey singer recently admitted that Brantley Gilbert has been spending a lot of his free time chatting with their wedding planner.