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.
Randy Travis Remembers George Jones in ‘Tonight I’m Playing Possum’
The country music community has been grieving since George Jones died in April. To help soften the blow -- and perhaps to cope with his feelings -- Randy Travis dedicated a new song called 'Tonight I'm Playing Possum' to a man many call the greatest country singer of all time. Jo…
Luke Bryan Releases ‘Crash My Party’ Video on the ‘Today’ Show
On Thursday (June 20), Luke Bryan gave viewers of the 'Today' show a sneak preview of his new music video for 'Crash My Party.'
Jay Leno Parodies Taylor Swift’s ’22’ With ’63’ Video
Lately, it seems like all the cool kids have something to say about Taylor Swift's '22' music video. Most recently, Jay Leno took a stab at using the '22' video to mock his own climbing age with a '63' parody.
Billy Currington Sets Release Date, Track Listing for New Album ‘We Are Tonight’
It's been three years since Billy Currington released his last album, but the wait is finally over for fans who are pining for new music from the 'Hey Girl' hitmaker.
Carrie Underwood Celebrates Five Years as Grand Ole Opry Member
At just 30 years old, it's hard to believe that Carrie Underwood has already been a member of the Grand Ole Opry for five years. The Grammy-winning country singer celebrated her anniversary on Friday (June 7) by closing out the first of two performances on the infamous Opry stage with a special…
Joe Nichols Talks Touring, ‘Sunny & 75′ in Behind-the-Scenes Video
With Joe Nichols' latest single, 'Sunny & 75,' gaining popularity, he's gearing up to hit the road for the next few months to bring his music to fans all over the country. In a new behind-the-scenes interview, he opens up about the new single, his devoted fans and life on…
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 …
Alan Jackson Pays Tribute to George Jones at Tour Stop
Still reeling from the news that George Jones passed away on Friday, April 26, Alan Jackson took some time to pay tribute to The Possum last weekend. During a stop on his current tour, Jackson covered 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' for a mesmerized crowd in Birmingham, Ala.
Keith Urban Voted Best ‘American Idol’ Judge Ever
Even though Keith Urban has only been a judge on 'American Idol' for one season, which is winding down as we speak, his quiet and kind demeanor has already made him a fan favorite.
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.
George Jones Dead at 81: Country Stars React
Country music artists and fans are reeling from the news that George Jones, arguably one of the greatest country singers of all time, died on Friday April 26. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is considered one of the most important and influential singers in the history of American popular music, and …
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.