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.
Toby Keith Announces ‘Drinks After Work’ Album, Dedicated to Late Bassist
Toby Keith's latest single, 'Drinks After Work,' has been tearing up the charts this summer. In just a few more weeks, Keith will wet his fans' whistles again when he releases nine other tracks with the 'Drinks After Work' album.
Tim McGraw Partners With Duracell to Help First Responders Across America
To promote the new Duracell Quantum battery --and celebrate EMTs, firefighters and first responders all over the country-- Tim McGraw and Duracell are teaming up to give away one million batteries to the men and women who keep us safe when disaster strikes. The result is a series of tear-jerkin…
Eli Young Band Announce 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour Dates, Including Atlantic City
This fall, Eli Young Band will hit the road for their 2013 Drunk Last Night Tour, with a stop planned in Atlantic City. After a summer opening for Kenny Chesney, the EYB guys are more than ready to play a series of headlining shows.
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.
Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Hit the Slopes With Another Celebrity Couple
Weather conditions have been pretty frightful for folks all over the U.S. this week, but in Taylor Swift's world, things are starting to heat up. The 23-year-old country crossover singer hit the slopes with One Direction's Harry Styles and another celebrity couple last weekend for a little…
Blake Shelton Remembers Final Christmas With His Dad
For Blake Shelton and his wife, Miranda Lambert, Christmas 2012 will be tough. Shelton's father, Dick, passed away in January, making this the first holiday season the country crooner will experience without him.
Luke Bryan Sweeps 2012 ACAs Show With Nine Awards, Including Artist of the Year
In order to honor the ultimate 2012 American Country Awards artist, Jewel and her husband, bull rider Ty Murray, took to the stage to announce the Artist of the Year winner. It's been such a great year for country music that it was kind of difficult to guess which artist would snag the coveted …
Blake Shelton Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2012 CMAs, Responds With Shock and Awe
Reba McEntire and Tim Allen teamed up at the 2012 CMA awards to hand out the most coveted trophy of the night: the Entertainer of the Year award. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and 2011 winner Taylor Swift were all nominated for EoTY, but in the end, Shelton beat out the co…
Rascal Flatts Say New ‘Changed’ Album Represents the Band Well
Change is the air. Yesterday, we reported that Rascal Flatts renamed their 2012 tour for the sake of their eighth album release. Today (April 3), the new album — ‘Changed’ — is available in stores. If there was any doubt that the veteran country rockers have experie…
Blake Shelton Dishes on Date Nights With Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton has a lot going for him. He was named Male Vocalist of the Year at Sunday night’s ACM Awards, and People recently crowned him country’s hottest man. And let’s not forget about his nominations at the Grammys and the People’s Choice Awards. Still, despite his growing stardom, the part of…
Taylor Swift Thanks Fans for ‘New Favorite Thing’ Backstage at ACM Awards 2012
Taylor Swift has done it again, y’all. Despite being the youngest name on the ballot for Entertainer of the Year at last night’s 2012 ACM Awards, Nashville’s Sweetheart took home the crown. Never one to leave her fans hanging, Swift paused backstage to…