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Top 10 Hank Williams Jr. Songs
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2017’s 10 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments
The Boot counts down the most unforgettable country music moments of 2017.
Top 10 Country Music Videos of 2017
The Boot counts down the best music videos of 2017.
The Boot’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift for the country fan on your list? We've got you covered!
Billy Ray Cyrus: ‘If My Story’s Gonna Be Told … I Gotta Tell It Myself’
Billy Ray Cyrus talks with The Boot about his newest album, 'Set the Record Straight'.
Country Artists Wearing the American Flag [PICTURES]
Country music is as American as football / apple pie / insert-any-other-cliche-phrase-here, so it makes sense that, from time to time, the genre's artists would don some patriotic clothing.
Alan Jackson Performs ‘Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Alan Jackson performed "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" during the 2017 CMA Awards.
Eric Church Performs ‘Chattanooga Lucy’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Eric Church performed "Chattanooga Lucy" at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Carrie Underwood Honors Route 91 Harvest Festival Victims With ‘Softly and Tenderly’ at 20…
Carrie Underwood performed a moving tribute at the 2017 CMA Awards to victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting.
Sugarland Hint at a Comeback During the 2017 CMA Awards
Sugarland dropped some major hints about a potential reunion at the 2017 CMA Awards.