Gayle Thompson has been a daily contributor for The Boot since it began in 2008. In addition, she has written for Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, CBS Radio and several other outlets. Besides writing, she loves traveling, cooking, entertaining and anything else that involves her husband and little boy.
15 Years Ago: Eric Church Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On April 1, 2006, Church made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
54 Years Ago: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Opens
On April 1, 1967, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Nashville, Tenn.
Dolly Parton Doesn’t Make New Year’s Resolutions
When Jan. 1 rolls around, people all over the world make their resolutions for the new year, but Parton isn't one of them.
14 Years Ago: Rodney Atkins Earns His First No. 1 Hit
On Aug. 12, 2006, Atkins earned his first No. 1 hit with "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)."
Tyler Farr’s Friendship With Jason Aldean Is Full of Honesty
Chris Young Celebrates ‘I’m Comin’ Over’ Hitting No. 1: ‘I Needed This’
Chris Young Selects ‘Think of You’, Duet With Cassadee Pope, as New Single [LISTEN]
Jason Aldean Debuts Three More ‘Old Boots, New Dirt’ Tunes
The anticipation is continuing to build for Jason Aldean's upcoming 'Old Boots, New Dirt' record. With the album's debut single, 'Burnin' It Down,' already becoming a No.1 hit, Aldean is giving fans a glimpse of three more tracks in advance of the Oct. 7 release da…
Lee Brice’s ‘I Don’t Dance’ Becomes Fastest Certified Platinum Country Single of the Year
Garth Brooks Praises Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks might be one of the most successful artists of all time in country music, but he admits even he is a fan sometimes. The singer shared at a press conference last week, before the opening night of his world tour, that he has a lot of respect for one of the current reigning hitmakers.
Dierks Bentley Says CMA Album of the Year Nod is ‘Most Special’