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Megan Pacella

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.
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Tim McGraw Shares Memory-Filled ‘One of Those Nights’ Lyric Video

Tim McGraw's latest hit, 'One of Those Nights,' captures perfectly the excitement of a good old-fashioned first date. But if you've been struggling to remember all the words to the hit song, now's your chance to learn them. The popular country crooner has released a special lyric video just for his fans.

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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 teenage daughter into a music sensation. Luckily, the young 'Tim McGraw' hitmaker changed their minds.

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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 Nathanson.

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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 Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' as a crew of professional dancers put on an awesome performance.

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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.

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Christopher Polk, Getty Images
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Lauren Alaina Surprises Boy With Brain Tumor at His Homecoming Dance

Laura Alaina has had a great year, but in light of her country music success, it's pretty obvious that the 17-year-old star hasn't lost sight of what's important. Although the country songstress is in the middle of her Eighteen Inches Tour, she cleared her calendar recently to surprise Jordan Trunfio -- a West Springfield High School student in Springfield, Va. who is suffering from a brain tumor -- at his Homecoming dance.

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Taylor Swift Returns to Times Square for ‘Good Morning America’ Performance

Taylor Swift's latest studio offering is already flying off of digital and literal shelves all over the world, but that doesn't mean that the 'Begin Again' hitmaker is done promoting 'Red.' On Tuesday, Swift graced the ears of a national audience when she took over Times Square in New York City to play a few selections from her new album on 'Good Morning America.'

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Clay Walker Shows Off His Rowdy Side in New ‘Jesse James’ Video

Clay Walker was raised right, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have a bad streak -- at least, that's what his latest single, 'Jesse James,' is all about. Right in line with lyrics about wanting to let go and get rowdy, Walker's music video is a perfect match-up for the tune.

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Taylor Swift Taking Over TV to Promote ‘Red’ Album Release

If you haven't heard about Taylor Swift's upcoming album release yet, you'll definitely know about it come October 22, when 'Red' hits store shelves. Never one to rest on her laurels, the 22-year-old star has a series of promotional gigs set up for the days following her album release -- and she's going to take your television by storm.

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Awkward Guy Tries to Use Taylor Swift Lyrics as Pick-Up Lines

Meet Tommy. Tommy seems like a nice enough guy, though he admitted -- on YouTube, no less -- that he has no idea how to talk to girls. Hoping to turn around his luck, he leaned on the queen of love: Taylor Swift. In a funny series of first introductions gone wrong, Tommy uses lyrics from Swift's hit songs to try to pick up girls.

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