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.
11 Years Ago: Luke Bryan’s Debut Album Is Released
On Aug. 14, 2007, Bryan's 'I'll Stay Me' album was released.
19 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Aug. 3, 1999, Cline was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
14 Years Ago: Tim McGraw’s ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ Hits No. 1
On July 11, 2004, McGraw began his seven-week run at the top of the charts with his single "Live Like You Were Dying."
Midland Say Past Year’s Success Has Been ‘a Big Adjustment’
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Country Stars’ Thanksgiving 2017 Plans: Chris Young, Dustin Lynch + More Share
The Boot caught up with several country artists to learn the things they're most thankful for this season, and how they plan to spend the holiday.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite CMA Awards Memory Is Something No One Else Saw
Garth Brooks recalls his favorite CMA Awards memory, and shares the categories in which he most likes to be nominated.
Ryan Hurd, Maren Morris Share Their Love in ‘Love in a Bar’ Video [WATCH]
Trisha Yearwood’s Favorite CMA Awards Memories: One Trophy, One Performance
Trisha Yearwood recalls her favorite CMA Awards memories, and shares her plans for 2018.
Kelsea Ballerini: 2017 CMA Awards Nod, Performance Spot Make Her a Winner Already
Kelsea Ballerini says she considers herself a winner for being nominated at the 2017 CMA Awards and being being given the chance to perform during the ceremony.
Dustin Lynch Knows the Value of a Day Away From Social Media
Dustin Lynch explains why he isn't constantly on social media.