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.
Blake Shelton Reveals That He 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 off the set for good a couple of years ago.
Luke Bryan Feels There’s Room for Blending Genres in Country Music
Country fans are fiercely loyal about their favorite music genre -- sometimes to the point that they only want "true country artists" to identify themselves as country singers. But Luke Bryan thinks that there's room for blending genres in today's brand of mainstream country music.
Taylor Swift Admits She’s Never ‘Truly’ Been in Love
Although Taylor Swift has been known to get swept off of her feet pretty quickly, she's recently come to the conclusion that she's never actually been in love. That could explain why the country songbird's relationships tend to fizzle fast after starting out strong.
Keith Urban Was Encouraged to ‘Get Out of Country Music’ as Reality Show Contestant
Before he even considered judging on 'American Idol' or sat down in that big red chair on 'The Voice' Australia, Keith Urban had plenty of experience with singing competition shows. As a young boy, the 'For You' hitmaker appeared as a contestant on an Australian reality show that is similar to 'Idol.' However, he wasn't as popular as he is now... by any means.
Learn the Story Behind George Jones’ ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’
Whether or not you agree that George Jones' 1980 hit 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is the greatest country song of all time, we can all probably agree on one thing: The song is Jones' most famous hit. And there's a reason why the mournful ballad is so heart-wrenching -- it was recorded at one of the Possum's lowest points.
Ed Sheeran: ‘Taylor Swift Is Like ‘The Office”
Ed Sheeran has spent several months hanging out with Taylor Swift on her 2013 Red Tour, and the British pop star has gotten to know country music's sweetheart pretty well. His conclusion? She's a lot like the TV series 'The Office' -- and that's a good thing!
Luke Bryan Ignites a Bonfire Party in ‘That’s My Kinda Night’ Video
Luke Bryan teased country fans with a live performance video of his song 'That's My Kinda Night.' But now, fans can sink their eyes into the official music video for the single.
Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore React to First-Ever CMA Awards Nominations
It's official: the 2013 CMA Awards nominations are in, and Brett Eldredge and Kip Moore are counted among the country stars who have a reason to celebrate. This year, Eldredge and Moore were honored with their first ever CMA nominations.
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.
Sara Evans Tries to Woo Taylor Swift Into a Duet With Compliments, Flattery
Sara Evans wants to duet with Taylor Swift, and she's not being shy about it. Not one bit.