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.
Brett Eldredge: Awards Won’t Change the Way He Makes Music
Brett Eldredge discusses the affect awards have on his career.
Story Behind the Song: Darius Rucker, ‘If I Told You’
Darius Rucker and the songwriters of his single "If I Told You" share the story behind the song.
Kenny Rogers Checks Music City Walk of Fame Off His Bucket List
On Tuesday (Oct. 24), Kenny Rogers became the 80th person to receive a star on the Music City Walk of Fame.
33 Years Ago: Alabama Become First Country Group to Go Triple Platinum
On Oct. 25, 1984, Alabama accomplished a feat that had never been achieved by a country group before.
Jason Aldean Reflects on His Career So Far: ‘I Feel Like We Did Everything Pretty Good’
Jason Aldean reflects on all that he has learned in his career so far.
11 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s Debut Album Is Released
On Oct. 24, 2006, Taylor Swift's life was about to completely change.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘No Fences’ Makes Country Music History
Oct. 24, 1991, was a big day for Garth Brooks.
Alan Jackson, Don Schlitz Reflect on Their Country Music Hall of Fame Inductions
Even though the inductees and their families found out about their nominations in April, it was still hard to believe it was actually happening.
William Michael Morgan Didn’t Get a CMA Awards Nomination, But He’s Unfazed
William Michael Morgan discusses the CMA Awards, and gives an update on his career.
9 Special Moments From the 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony [PICTURES]
These once-in-a-lifetime moments highlighted the 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony, during which Alan Jackson, Don Schlitz and Jerry Reed were inducted.