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.
Jo Dee Messina’s Mother Undergoes Open Heart Surgery
Jo Dee Messina's mother is undergoing heart surgery this morning (April 25). According to the singer's Facebook and Twitter accounts, her mother needs the operation to save her life.
Lady Antebellum Reveal ‘Goodbye Town,’ New Track From ‘Golden’
Lady Antebellum's fourth studio album is due out in just a few weeks, but you don't have to wait until May 7 to sample some new tunes from the Grammy-winning trio's latest album. Lady A is offering up a free download of their single 'Goodbye Town' if you preorder the new rec…
Carrie Underwood Makes Wish Come True for Teen With Brain Tumor
On Saturday, Carrie Underwood made a very special teenager's dreams come true. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Hayley Gort had the privilege of flying to Jacksonville, Fla., with friends and family to meet the popular country singer in person.
Brad Paisley Relives Young Romance in ‘Beat This Summer’ Video
Summertime is just a few short weeks away, but if you're jonesing for salt, sand and summer love, Brad Paisley's 'Beat This Summer' video has got you covered. In the music video for his latest tune, Paisley reminds fans just how fun a summer romance can be.
Hunter Hayes to Premiere Brand New Single ‘I Want Crazy’ at 2013 ACM Awards
If you've been hankering for some new tunes from Hunter Hayes, the wait is almost over. During the 2013 ACM Awards on April 7, the rising country music star has promised to premiere a brand new single for viewers.
Blake Shelton Announces Free Surprise Concerts
If you are dying to see Blake Shelton perform, we've got one word for you: Twitter. The award-winning, hilarious country crooner has taken to his favorite social media platform this week to announce a few surprise shows to his followers.
Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Top List of 100 ‘American Idol’ Hit Singles
Ever since singing competition reality shows became en vogue, radio play has been dotted with hits that came straight from shows like 'American Idol.' In fact, a lot of big-name stars -- including Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson -- came straight from the 'Idol' stage. Recently, Billboard magazin…
If Miranda Lambert Wins the Lottery, She Wants Exotic Pets
After rescuing several dogs and cats from the streets, you would think that Miranda Lambert would have gotten her fill of animals. But her bleeding heart can't be contained! Now, the country songstress has her eye on a few larger-than-life pets. Here's a hint: She's pining for a popul…
Jake Owen Shows Off His Sweet Little Easter Bunny
Jake Owen's baby girl may have been born on Thanksgiving Day, but this little lady is not just a turkey -- she's an Easter bunny baby, too. The holiday is still a few weeks off, but the doting is celebrating early by dressing Pearl up, complete with bunny ears, to share this adorable photo…
George Strait Honored With Career Achievement Award at 2013 Country Radio Hall of Fame Cer…
As one of the reigning kings of country music, George Strait has scored 59 No. 1 hit singles during his illustrious his career. That's why it's not surprising that the Country Radio Hall of Fame honored Strait with a Career Achievement Award at Tuesday's (Feb. 28) ceremony.
Brad Paisley Helps Install New Water Pumps in Haiti
This past week, Brad Paisley took a break from his typically busy schedule of writing and recording new music to donate his talents to people in the Thomazeau community in Haiti. By partnering with a charity called Live Beyond, Paisley and his team members were able to install water pumps for a…
Tim McGraw’s ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’ Debuts at No. 1
He's done it again! Tim McGraw's brand new album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom,' debuted at the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Country Albums chart. This marks the 14th time in his illustrious career that McGraw has topped the charts.