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.
Story Behind the Song: Trent Harmon, ‘There’s a Girl’
Trent Harmon shares the story behind his hit single "There's a Girl" with The Boot.
Hillary Scott ‘Over the Moon’ About 2017 Grammy Awards Nominations
Hillary Scott reacts to her Grammy Awards nominations for 'Love Remains' and "Thy Will."
Story Behind the Song: George Strait, ‘I Ain’t Her Cowboy Anymore’
Songwriter Marla Cannon-Goodman shares the story behind the George Strait song "I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore" with The Boot.
Cole Swindell, Kelly Clarkson and More Dish on Their Holiday Plans [PICTURES]
For many of us, the holidays are a chance to take time off and reconnect with family and friends ... and fan-favorite country singers are no exception!
Interview: High Valley Say New Album ‘Dear Life’ Is ‘Like a Diary’
High Valley discuss their new album, 'Dear Life', with The Boot.
Interview: Dolly Parton Talks Hard Work, Success, Faith and Her Future
Dolly Parton talks to The Boot about her legendary career, and what she's got planned for 2017.
Lee Greenwood: ‘It’s a Great Honor, and a Privilege’ to Support America’s Veterans
Lee Greenwood discusses his reasons for supporting the Disabled American Veterans organization.
Maren Morris at 2016 CMA Awards: ‘I Feel Like the Tide Is Turning Here in Nashville’
Carrie Underwood Was ‘Flabbergasted’ By 2016 CMA Awards Female Vocalist Win
Carrie Underwood reacts to her CMA Awards win for Female Vocalist of the Year.
Chris Stapleton on 2016 CMA Awards: ‘The Whole Show Was My Favorite Part’
Chris Stapleton discusses his two 2016 CMA Award wins, for Male Vocalist of the Year and Music Video of the Year, and the star-studded show.