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.
Johnny Cash Gets His Own Postal Stamp
Johnny Cash is going postal! The United States Postal Service has announced that the Man in Black will be a part of this year's Music Icons stamp series.
Jana Kramer Releases Heartbreaking ‘Whiskey’ Video
Since Jana Kramer released 'Whiskey,' the second single off of her self-titled debut country album, the forlorn love song has been tearing up the country charts. Now Kramer has released a video that helps tell the story behind this fan-favorite tune.
Blake Shelton Tour Info
He's back! After months of recording seasons of 'The Voice,' Blake Shelton is gearing up for another headlining tour -- and this time around, he promises to perform even more shows than he did during his previous nationwide trek.
Kenny Chesney Expands No Shoes Nation Tour With 28 New Dates
Kenny Chesney hasn't embarked on his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour yet, but it's already on the books to be one of the year's biggest tours. The 'Come Over' hitmaker has just added a whopping 28 additional dates to the already jam-packed tour schedule.
Randy Travis Officially Charged With DWI
Last August, Randy Travis was arrested for suspicion of DWI -- reportedly while naked -- after driving his car into a Texas construction site. On Thursday (Jan. 10), Travis's blood-alcohol test came back, and he will now be formally charged with driving while intoxicated.
Shelton Nearly Quit ‘The Voice’
It's no secret that Blake Shelton would like to put his music career before his gig coaching upcoming stars on 'The Voice.' Shelton has been vocal about his frustration with producers of the show for doing multiple back-to-back seasons, and now he's revealed that he almost walked…
Kelly Clarkson to Perform at President Obama’s Inauguration
Election season came to an end months ago (thank goodness), but President Obama hasn't been inaugurated for his second term just yet. On January 21, several celebs will descend on the White House to perform during the president's official welcome while the nation watches at home. An avid O…
Zac Brown Band to Sing National Anthem Before BCS National Championship Game
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
Walk Off the Earth Deliver Awesome Vocal Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
Nobody can beat Taylor Swift at her own game, but if anyone comes close to creating a comparable cover of the country crossover star's hit song 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' it's the Canadian indie band Walk Off the Earth. The five-member group created a stunning remake of her new s…
Natalie Maines Completes First Solo Album
It's been quite a while since country music fans have heard new material from the Dixie Chicks, but that isn't going to stop the trio's lead singer Natalie Maines from singing. Maines has finished recording her first solo album, which will hit store shelves and digital retailers this …