50 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Joins the Grand Ole Opry
On Jan. 4, 1969, Parton was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
7 Years Ago: Dustin Lynch Releases His Debut Single, ‘Cowboys and Angels’
Lynch, who moved to Nashville at age 18 to be a professional songwriter, struck platinum with his debut single, 2012's "Cowboys and Angels."
Top 10 Country Songs About Winter
The Boot counts down country music's best songs about winter.
The Boot’s 2018 Country Music Yearbook: Most Likely to Succeed, Best Dressed and More
Cutest Couple? Best Comeback? They're all here ...
2018 in Review: The Year’s 20 Best Country, Americana, Bluegrass and Folk Songs
Is your favorite one of our favorites?
10 Country and Americana Songs That Should’ve Been Hits in 2018
How these country and Americana songs weren't big hits this year is BEYOND us!
42 Years Ago: Kris Kristofferson’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Opens
On Dec. 8, 1976, a remake of 'A Star Is Born' opened in theaters, starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbra Streisand.
2018 in Review: 10 Country and Americana Albums By Women That Should’ve Hit No. 1
Barring any last-minute moves, the top of Billboard's Country Albums and Americana / Folk Albums charts were almost completely dominated by men in 2018.
2018 in Review: Lady Antebellum’s Anthem Flub, Willie Nelson’s Canceled Show + More of May…
As 2018 wraps up, The Boot is looking back at some of the best new music and biggest headlines of the year.
2018 in Review: Carrie Underwood’s ACMs Performance, Chris Stapleton’s Twins + More of Apr…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.