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.
Taylor Swift Plays Rapunzel in New Disney Parks Ad Campaign
She's been singing about fairytales and happy endings forever, and now, Taylor Swift is getting a chance to play the role of a princess. Swift will star as Rapunzel in a new ad campaign for Disney Parks -- a role she was born to play.
Kelly Clarkson Visits Sick Kids for Christmas
Always one to use her singing talents for the greater good, Kelly Clarkson stopped by Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Dec. 21 to spread some holiday cheer. Clarkson sang a few songs and celebrated the season with patients and staff at the hospital in her hometown of Nash…
Taylor Swift Gifts Fans With Acoustic Performance of ‘Red’ Songs
Happy holidays to you from Taylor Swift! In an effort to spread cheer among her fans, the country crossover star filmed an acoustic performance of three hit songs for everyone to enjoy.
Blake Shelton Designs Special Christmas Gift for Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton isn't the kind of guy who goes to the mall to buy his wife a few sweaters for Christmas. Instead, the popular country crooner tuned in to his creative energies to design a piece of jewelry that will appeal to Miranda Lambert's animal-loving side.
‘Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas Special’ Leaves Viewers in Stitches
From the opening moments of 'Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas Special' to the final credits, the popular country crooner kept viewers laughing. And there's a reason why the special wasn't entirely family-friendly -- the program had everything from Christmas carols to …
Taylor Swift Red Tour Tickets Sell Out in Minutes
If you want to see Taylor Swift on her upcoming Red Tour, then you better be quick on the draw. As has been true with her past tours, many of Swift's upcoming 2013 dates sold out within minutes of going on sale on Friday morning.
Lady Antebellum, Kids Tell Sweet Puppy Love Story in ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Video
Warning: If you watch Lady Antebellum's Christmasy new video, you're going to be in the holiday spirit before you even get a slice of Thanksgiving turkey. Filled with gifts, wreaths, and -- of course -- mistletoe, the band's 'Holly Jolly Christmas' video is perfect for holid…
Taylor Swift Wins Best Female Artist at MTV’s 2012 European Music Awards
For the past several weeks, Taylor Swift has been in the midst of a huge promotional tour for her most recent album. We've seen Ms. Swift grace the cameras for nearly every talk show and late-night show this fall -- and it looks like it has paid off. The 'Red' hitmaker was crowned Bes…
Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Hits Into Funny Country Songs
What happens when you put Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon together? Apparently, you get the country duo Jim Carrie. Not to be confused with Jim Carrey -- actor of comedy fame -- Jim Carrie sings country music versions of popular rap songs. And they wear ridiculous outfits, too.
Taylor Swift’s First Big Purchase Was Inspired by ‘Mean Girls’… and Mean Girls
Like any 16-year-old would, when Taylor Swift received her first paycheck in 2006, she bought a car. But the rising country music star didn't want to buy just any car. Inspired by the 2004 movie 'Mean Girls' -- and feeling a little angst about being bullied by the mean girls in her ow…
Taylor Swift to Paint Times Square ‘Red’ on New Year’s Eve
This year, country music lover who spend New Year's Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square are in for a big treat. Taylor Swift will help her millions of fans greet 2013 with a live performance in New York City shortly before the stroke of midnight.
Taylor Swift’s Parents Didn’t Want Her to Get Into Music
Back in 2006, when Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut album, she was only 17. And you know what that means? The country star's parents had to be on board with her music career before she ever stepped into the country music scene. Turns out, Ma and Pa Swift weren't too keen on turning their …