The Boot Staff
25 Years Ago: Wynonna Judd’s Self-Titled Album Certified Quadruple Platinum
On Jan. 20, 1995, Judd's eponymous 1992 solo debut was certified quadruple platinum.
She’s Got a Way With Words: Dolly Parton’s Best Quotes
She's got a way with words!
30 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Makes Her Film Debut in ‘Tremors’
McEntire appears in the movie 'Tremors' opposite Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward.
Meet The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch
We're betting on big years for these rising stars in 2020.
20 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Named Artist of the Decade at the American Music Awards
On Jan. 17, 2000, Brooks was named the Artist of the Decade at the American Music Awards.
77 Years Ago: Ronnie Milsap Is Born in North Carolina
Happy birthday to him!
30 Years Ago: Keith Whitley’s ‘It Ain’t Nothin” Goes to No. 1
Jan. 13, 1990, was a bittersweet day for Whitley's friends, family and fans.
52 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison
On Jan. 13, 1968, Cash played a concert at California's Folsom Prison.
44 Years Ago: ‘Wanted! The Outlaws’ Is Released
In 1976, some of Music City's most eccentric, outside-the-box artists turned the town upside down, staging a commercial revolution against the Nashville establishment that resulted in a paradigm shift in country music.
22 Years Ago: Martina McBride Hits No. 1 With ‘A Broken Wing’
On Jan. 10, 1998, McBride soared to No. 1 with "A Broken Wing."