The Boot Staff
Meet The Boot’s 2021 Artists to Watch
The Boot's 2021 artists to watch vary in genre, style, influence and background, but these country, Americana, folk and bluegrass newcomers are all poised to have breakout years. Their names are ones to keep your eyes (and ears) on: artists you'll want to hear early, so you can b…
43 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Earns Her First Gold Album
Parton had already been a country star for a number of years by the time she released her 16th studio album, but the crossover success of the album launched the second phase of her career, in pop music, and earned the superstar her first gold album.
28 Years Ago: Vince Gill Hits No. 1 With ‘Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’ Away’
Gill had just begun a career-making hot streak when "Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away" became his second straight No. 1 hit on Dec. 26, 1992.
36 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson Record ‘H…
Talk about an anniversary to remember!
Trisha Yearwood Shares Her Favorite Thanksgiving Memories
Yearwood has made a second career out of her down-home expertise in the kitchen, but she didn't actually start testing her cooking skills until she moved from Georgia to pursue her musical dreams.
POLL: What’s the Best Country Song About Being Thankful?
The days around Thanksgiving are a good time of the year for each of us to reflect about what we're most thankful for in our lives.
10 Country Stars We’d Love to Have at Our Thanksgiving Dinner Table
Lively conversation, mindful reflection and a few helpings of good ol' gossip would add up to one perfect holiday.
Top 10 Pickup Lines in Country Music
Just turn on country radio, and you might get some advice for finding that special someone.
Top 10 Costumes in Country Music Videos
Still don't know what you want to be for Halloween? We're here to help.
Country Music’s Nastiest Breakups
Country artists have a reputation for penning lyrics that tell tough stories, but one of the hardest things that some stars have to go through isn't always covered in the biggest hits: band breakups.