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.
56 Years Ago: Hank Williams Among First Inductees Into Country Music Hall of Fame
On Nov. 3, 1961, Hank Williams, publisher Fred Rose and Jimmie Rodgers were among the first inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Luke Combs: CMA Awards Nomination Validates His Hard Work
Luke Combs discusses his 2017 CMA Awards nomination for New Artist of the Year.
Kelsea Ballerini: CMA Awards Won’t ‘Hold a Candle’ to Her Wedding
Kelsea Ballerini discusses her 2017 CMA Awards nomination and her upcoming wedding.
49 Years Ago: Conway Twitty Earns First No. 1 Country Hit With ‘Next in Line’
On Nov. 2, 1968, Conway Twitty earned his first of many No. 1 hits on the country charts.
7 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Releases ‘My Kinda Party’
On Nov. 2, 2010, Jason Aldean's fourth studio album, 'My Kinda Party', was released on Broken Bow Records.
Clare Bowen Says Writing Her Single ‘Little By Little’ Was ‘Terrifying’
Clare Bowen discusses writing her single "Little by Little" and shares her appreciation of fans of the TV show 'Nashville', dubbed Nashies.
Story Behind the Song: Kelsea Ballerini, ‘Legends’
Kelsea Ballerini shares the story behind her single "Legends."
Kelsea Ballerini: 2017 CMA Awards Nod, Performance Spot Make Her a Winner Already
Kelsea Ballerini says she considers herself a winner for being nominated at the 2017 CMA Awards and being being given the chance to perform during the ceremony.