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.
Bo Bice Takes His Talent to the Broadway Stage
Bo Bice is ready to use his talented singing voice for another form of entertainment--Broadway. Bice recently announced that he will play the lead in an upcoming production of 'Pump Boys and Dinettes.'
Merle Haggard Preparing in Case December 21 Is End of the World
While most of us are preparing for the holidays, a select few are concerned that on Friday, December 21, Mayan prophecies will come true and the world will end. Even Merle Haggard is trying to figure out what to do with his stock portfolio in light of the potential apocalypse.
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Country 2012 World Music Awards Nominees
The 2012 World Music Award nominations are in, and once again Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift top the list of country stars up for awards.
Keith Urban Releases Annual Calendar to Benefit St. Jude Research Hospital
For the past few years, Keith Urban has released a calendar of photos that his fans have taken of him. No, he's not trying to boost his own ego. The photo-heavy calendar is sold to benefit St. Jude Research Hospital.
Carrie Underwood Falls Ill, Donates Proceeds From Attempted Concert
Being on the road all the time certainly can take a toll on one's voice -- especially for country stars who really like to belt it out at every tour stop. After losing her voice on her 2012 Blown Away Tour recently, the ever-generous Carrie Underwood plans to donate the proceeds of her Des Moin…
Eli Young Band Making Big Plans for 2013
Even though they haven't opened Christmas presents or celebrated New Year's yet, the Eli Young Band guys already have big plans for 2013. Not only will the band set out to tour with Kenny Chesney next year, they also plan to make time for the studio.
Florida Georgia Line Set 2012 Record With High Debut Album Sales
To say that country newcomers Florida Georgia Line are a breakout group would be an understatement. This the popular duo's debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' clinched the Highest Album Sales of 2012 for a New Country Artist when they moved 63,000 units of the record followi…
Jason Aldean Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin Eve’ Celebration
Jason Aldean will be ringing in the New Year with a warm Los Angeles breeze and a live performance that will be aired on national television. The country crooner has been confirmed for the West Coast Party in conjunction with 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin&Close…
Former Backstreet Boy Phoenix Stone Unveils Country Music Video, ‘100 Proof Moonshine’
Phoenix Stone has come a long way since the early 2000s. Now that the singer -- an early member of the famed Backstreet Boys -- has moved his central focus to country music, he's singing about hanging out in the woods and drinking '100 Proof Moonshine.'
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 …