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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.
Natalie Maines
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Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks 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 spring.

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Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert
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Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert Reportedly Buy a House Together

Things seem to be going well for Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert, as is evident by a rumored recent purchase -- and it's a big one.

The fellow country singers' romance has been heating up this winter, and apparently that's been topped by Kramer a

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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
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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.

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Tate Stevens
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‘X Factor’ Winner Tate Stevens Is Headed to Nashville, Home of Country Music

In case you haven't heard the news, country music hopeful Tate Stevens took home the winning prize on the latest season of 'X Factor.' Not wanting to rest on his laurels, Stevens is heading to Nashville to try to break into the country music scene.

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Merle Haggard
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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.

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Carrie Underwood
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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 Moines concert to charity.

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Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd
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Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd + More to Judge Music Competition for Unsigned Hopefuls

There are plenty of talented artists out there whose music you've never heard. After all, where would your favorite artists be without their record labels? To help undiscovered singers find their way, Hunter Hayes, Wynonna Judd, Craig Morgan and Dustin Lynch have agreed to judge the official Unsigned Only music competition.

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Aldean NYE
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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’ Eve,' which will bring in 2013 with Ryan Seacrest.

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Luke Bryan
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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 guitar award.

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Blake Shelton
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‘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 swear words to a fistfight.

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