The Boot Staff
Meet The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch
We're betting on big years for these rising stars in 2020.
45 Years Ago: ‘Austin City Limits’ Premieres on PBS
On Jan. 2, 1975, 'Austin City Limits' premiered on PBS.
Trisha Yearwood’s Favorite CMA Awards Memories: One Trophy, One Performance
The country music icon, who also has two ACM Awards and three Grammys trophies to her name, says she has two favorite CMA Awards memories.
Luke Combs’ Fiancee Is Done With People Bodyshaming Her Future Husband
Combs' fiancee, Nicole Hocking, has a message for the bodyshamers.
Darius Rucker’s First CMA Awards Nominations Helped Him Feel Accepted in Country Music
"That was one of the greatest moments of my musical life."
Tim McGraw + Faith Hill — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
McGraw and Hill first met at a Nashville radio station event, but things didn't start heating up until the blond beauty, a budding star at the time, was an opening act on McGraw's 1996 tour.
Chuck Dauphin, Esteemed Nashville Music Journalist, Dead at 45
Rest in peace, Chuck ...
15 Years Ago: Terri Clark Hits No. 1 With ‘Girls Lie Too’
On Sept. 11, 2004, Clark earned her second No. 1 hit in the United States with her single "Girls Lie Too."
20 Years Ago: Chely Wright Hits No. 1 With ‘Single White Female’
On Sept. 11, 1999, Wright earned her first No. 1 single with "Single White Female," which was the title track of her sophomore album.
30 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’
Sept. 9, 1989, was a bittersweet day for friends and family of the late Whitley.