As we come to the close of 2019, The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the year. Readers can look back and remember the stories that have made waves in the country music world from now until just before Christmas.

To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.

As usual, Country Music's Biggest Night hogged November's top headlines. 2019 CMA Awards takeaways ranged from the outfits of Jennifer Nettles and Gretchen Wilson to how the evening developed for living legends Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks.

Who else was making country music headlines in November this year? Keep reading to remember: