The Boot Staff
31 Years Ago: Clint Black Earns His First Platinum Album With ‘Killin’ Time’
On Jan. 23, 1990, Black earned his first platinum album.
Meet The Boot’s 2021 Artists to Watch
The Boot's 2021 artists to watch vary in genre, style, influence and background, but these country, Americana, folk and bluegrass newcomers are all poised to have breakout years. Their names are ones to keep your eyes (and ears) on: artists you'll want to hear early, so you can b…
52 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Gets First Gold Single With ‘Wichita Lineman’
On Jan. 22, 1969, Campbell received the first gold single of his career.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Jesus, Take the Wheel’
Underwood's first single from her debut album, 'Some Hearts', spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and earned a Top 10 spot on the Christian Songs chart (No. 4), a Top 20 spot on the Hot 100 (No. 20) and Top 30 spot on the Adult…
26 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!
Top 10 Dolly Parton Duets and Collaborations
We love a Dolly duet!
Top 10 Dolly Parton Songs
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31 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Makes Her Film Debut in ‘Tremors’
McEntire appears in the movie 'Tremors' opposite Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward.
21 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.