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.
Keith Urban Talks Surprising Contestants in New ‘American Idol’ Commercial
Keith Urban plays the starring role in a new 'American Idol' commercial. The first-time 'Idol' judge chats with the camera about the contestants who surprised him during the audition process for the show's upcoming 12th season.
Big Machine Records to Release ‘Music of Nashville’ Soundtrack
If you can't get enough of the music on ABC's 'Nashville,' you're in luck. Powerhouse country label Big Machine Records -- home of Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw -- will release an 11-song soundtrack for the popular new drama on Dec. 11.
Zac Brown Band Find a Circus of Love in New ‘Goodbye in Her Eyes’ Video
Zac Brown Band is one of the most talented country groups on the charts right now. And the band's latest video release proves why. Showcasing the entire group's musical prowess and creativity, 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' becomes more than just a mournful love ballad.
The Band Perry Release Rustic ‘Better Dig Two’ Lyric Video
If you've been wanting to memorize the words to the Band Perry's latest hit song, 'Better Dig Two,' all you need to do is watch their new lyric video. With a new twist on the old video template, the clip shows every word of the song, and it contains some gorgeous background shot…
Blake Shelton Is Still One of the Sexiest Men Alive
It's official: Blake Shelton is one of the sexiest men alive. The 2012 CMA Entertainer of the Year has now made it into People's coveted Sexiest Man Alive issue not one, but three times.
Lady Antebellum, Eric Church + More to Play Country Thunder Arizona
Country Thunder is gearing up to roll through Arizona this spring. The four-day outdoor festival has put Florence, Ariz., on the calendar for April 11-14, 2013 with a lineup that makes roughing it in the outdoors for a few days worth it.
‘Nashville’ Mansion Up for Sale
If you can't get enough of the country music drama on ABC's 'Nashville,' then you'll be excited to learn that the Music City mansion inhabited by Rayna James (Connie Britton's character) is up for sale. Unfortunately, it comes with a hefty price tag that only a successf…
Miranda Lambert’s Dad Also ‘a Sucker’ When It Comes to Stray Dogs
By now, every country music fan knows that Miranda Lambert has a soft spot when it comes to dogs... and cats, birds, farm animals and every other kind of animal. But it turns out, the 'Fastest Girl in Town' comes by her love for four-legged creatures honestly -- Lambert's dad can&apos…
George Strait Invests in Texas Golf Course
In January, George Strait will head out on the road for his last tour ever (or so he says). But the King of Country won't have to worry about his pocketbook once he takes himself off the touring circuit. He just invested in a San Antonio, Texas golf course to guarantee it.
Carrie Underwood And Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs [Video]
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.