Greg Bates, Shelley Skidmore Expecting Their First Child
Greg Bates and his wife Shelley Skidmore have a baby on the way!
Country Singers Who Got Engaged or Married in 2015
A number of country stars were victims of the love bug's bite this year!
Country Singers Who Got Engaged or Married in 2014
Southern twangs, fiddles and cowboy boots are all reminiscent of country music. And there's one more thing that should be added to the list: wedding bells.
Greg Bates, ‘Fill in the Blank’ — Story Behind the Lyrics
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Greg Bates is a Nashville native, so he had friends who were songwriters and musicians long before he had his record deal. It's interesting, then, that his single "Fill in the Blank" was written with friends he was writing with for the first time.
Kayla Conn, ‘Ride': Teen With Texas-Sized Voice Releases Debut EP (LISTEN)
Singer-songwriter Kayla Conn picked up her dad's guitar at age 3 and taught herself to play by the time she was 10. Born in Cypress, Texas, northwest of Houston, Kayla penned her first song at 12 years old. In the three years since then -- yes, she's just 15 years old -- Kayla has co-written with Billy Dean, Brian White (co-writer of Rodney Atkins' No...
Kelly Clarkson, Maroon 5 Tour Dates; Kellie Pickler’s Tattoo Pact + More: Country News Roundup
Michael Caulfield Archive The Boot rounds up today's country music news from around the web. Kelly Clarkson is set to hit the road with Maroon 5 this summer and early fall. The Honda Civic tour, which kicks off on Aug. 1 in St. Louis, will wrap Oct...
Stagecoach Festival 2013: AXS TV Live Coverage to Feature Trace Adkins, Dwight Yoakam + More
Mike Coppola, Getty Images Trace Adkins, Dwight Yoakam, Rodney Atkins and Tanya Tucker are among the first artists announced by AXS TV as part of the network's live coverage of the upcoming Stagecoach Country Music Festival, April 26-28, The Boot has learned exclusively.