We're only six months in to 2017, but a lot has already happened in the country music world. From Stanley Cup madness to shocking collaborations to the loss of a legend (and the loss of a fictional one), it's been a busy year in Nashville.

Flip through the photo gallery above to read more about The Boot's picks for the most unforgettable country music moments of 2017 (so far). There's an awards show collaboration that even Tim McGraw couldn't resist ... an honest moment or two from Sam Hunt ... and, well, you'll see what No. 1 is.

What's been the most memorable country music moment of 2017 (so far) for you? Let us know in the comments section!