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.
Chris Young Joins the Grand Ole Opry With Friends By His Side [WATCH]
Chris Young was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night (Oct. 17) by Brad Paisley.
Yes, Chris Young Really Was THAT Surprised About His Opry Induction Invite
Chris Young discusses his upcoming Grand Ole Opry induction with The Boot.
Rascal Flatts Happy to Explore Opportunities Beyond Country Music
Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus shares the trio's love for creative outlets beyond music, including acting.
Dustin Lynch Knows the Value of a Day Away From Social Media
Dustin Lynch explains why he isn't constantly on social media.
Top 10 CMA Awards Moments
A look back at 10 of the biggest moments in CMA Awards history.
Story Behind the Song: Luke Combs, ‘When It Rains It Pours’
Luke Combs shares the story behind his hit single "When It Rains It Pours."
Top 10 Songs Country Songs of the ’10s (So Far)
From heart-tugging ballads to tunes that make their listeners want to dance, the best country songs of the 2010s (so far) make us proud -- really proud -- to be fans of country music.
13 Years Ago: Randy Travis Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 29, 2004, Randy Travis further cemented his reputation as a celebrity whose artistic appeal goes far beyond country music.
43 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘I’m a Ramblin’ Man’ Hits No. 1
On Sept. 28, 1974, Waylon Jennings' single "I'm a Ramblin' Man," from his 'The Ramblin' Man' album, soared to the top of the charts.