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Megan Pacella

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.
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Taylor Swift Ventures Through Ellen’s ‘Horrible’ Haunted Hallway in Hilarious Clip

Taylor Swift was most definitely a good sport when she stopped by 'Ellen' for an interview last week. In addition to practically having a nervous breakdown during a conversation about her ex-boyfriends, Swift braved the host's haunted hallway for a Halloween scare.

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Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Gets the PS22 Kids Choir Treatment

At PS22 in Staten Island, a chorus of mega-talented 5th graders earns a music credit by putting on their own renditions of hit songs. Led by their instructor, piano player Gregg Breinberg, the adolescent kiddos have sang songs by everyone from Katy Perry to Adele to our own country music gem Carrie Underwood. Recently, PS22 gave Underwood's 'Blown Away' the special treatment.

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Taylor Swift Paints ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ Stage ‘Red’

Taylor Swift hasn't slowed down for a second since she dropped 'Red' on her millions of excited fans on Monday (Oct. 22). To continue her mega-promo tour, the starlet stopped by 'The Late Show With David Letterman' on Tuesday night (Oct. 23) to perform the title track from her latest record.

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Hunter Hayes Performs ‘Wanted’ on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

It's been a pretty big year for Hunter Hayes, to say the least. In addition to releasing his first No. 1 song, 'Wanted,' Hayes' hit also achieved certified platinum status earlier this fall -- not to mention dozens of accolades he's received. Yesterday (Oct. 22), Hayes appeared on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to perform his most popular tune.

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Clay Walker Shows Off His Rowdy Side in New ‘Jesse James’ Video

Clay Walker was raised right, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have a bad streak -- at least, that's what his latest single, 'Jesse James,' is all about. Right in line with lyrics about wanting to let go and get rowdy, Walker's music video is a perfect match-up for the tune.

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Taylor Swift Films ‘VH1 Storytellers’

On Monday night (Oct. 15), Taylor Swift had the opportunity to sit down with 'just' 3,000 of her peers to tape an upcoming episode of 'VH1 Storytellers.' Luckily for the millions of fans who weren't in attendance at the taping, the intimate musical performances and tell-all Q&A session will air on VH1 next month.

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T.G. Sheppard Hospitalized

Country music legend T.G. Sheppard has spent a lot of time on the road this year, but unfortunately, he's laid up for the time being. After performing at the Reunion of Professional Entertainers (R.O.P.E.) awards on Thursday night (Oct. 11), the 'Devil in the Bottle' hitmaker was admitted to the hospital over the weekend.

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Tim McGraw Snags Track on R&B Singer Ne-Yo’s New Album

Tim McGraw is no one-trick pony. Sure, he's a multi-award-winning country music legend, an actor, a father and a husband to mega-star Faith Hill. And now, McGraw can add guest on an R&B record to his list of accomplishments and accolades. The country star teamed up with Ne-Yo for a track on the R&B singer's upcoming album.

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Taylor Swift Touches on the Rules of Love, ‘Hooking Up’ and Conor Kennedy in Rolling Stone Cover Issue

These days, Taylor Swift is wearing her heart on her sleeve. The singer's forthcoming 'Red' album seems to be somewhat of a tell-all of past relationships, and she's even been openly talking about -- albeit lightly -- her new boyfriend, Conor Kennedy. In Swift's 2012 Rolling Stone cover issue, she touches on those topics and more.

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Keith Urban Was Encouraged to ‘Get Out of Country Music’ as Reality Show Contestant

Before he even considered judging the upcoming season of '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.

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Loretta Lynn Celebrates 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry

In 1962, Loretta Lynn was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, just two years after her debut on the famous Nashville stage. On Tuesday night (Sept. 25), the iconic country singer celebrated the 50th anniversary of her induction with a commemorative show.

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