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18 Years Ago: Dwight Yoakam Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On June 5, 2003, Yoakam received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
18 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Marries Kimberly Williams
On March 15, 2003, Paisley wed Williams at Stauffer Chapel at Pepperdine University, after a nine-month engagement.
17 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘American Soldier’
On Feb. 21, 2004, Keith earned his 13th No. 1 hit.
62 Years Ago: Buddy Holly Killed in a Plane Crash
A country music icon was almost on the plane with him ...
47 Years Ago: Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ Becomes a No. 1 Hit
On Feb. 2, 1974, Parton earned her second No. 1 hit with "Jolene."
POLL: What’s Your Favorite Elvis Presley Song?
The influence that Presley had on both rock and country music can hardly be overstated.
39 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Earns Her First No. 1 Hit
On Jan. 8, 1983, McEntire earned her first No. 1 hit with "Can't Even Get the Blues."
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 brag that you knew about them first.
Top 10 Faith Hill Songs
Hill's songs are some of the most popular of the last 20 years.
63 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Performs at San Quentin State Prison
On Jan. 1, 1959, the Man in Black kicked off the new year on a high note.