The Boot Staff
50 Country Albums Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
Whether you're a country fan or not, these albums are must-listens!
35 Years Ago: Ricky Skaggs Hits No. 1 With ‘Highway 40 Blues’
On July 9, 1983, Skaggs soared to the top of the charts with his single "Highway 40 Blues," from his No. 1 'Highways & Heartaches' album.
29 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Signs His First Recording Contract
On June 26, 1989, the struggling young country singer signed his first recording contract.
Top 10 Country Songs About Summertime
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy" -- so goes the old American standard.
Top 10 Best Friend Songs in Country Music
The country music world has a lot of BFFs. No wonder the genre has so many great best friend songs.
10 Essential Albums for Your Country Music Education
Whether you're a lifelong fan or a country music newbie, there's always something to learn and someone new to discover.
Top 10 Kenny Chesney Songs
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Miranda Lambert Crowned Female Vocalist of the Year at 2017 CMA Awards
Miranda Lambert has won Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards.
50 Country Songs Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
The Boot rounds up a list of 50 country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk songs that everyone should hear at least once in their lifetime.
How Did Tim McGraw Get His First Record Deal? [WATCH]
The Wikipedia version of the story -- that the deal came about through his famous father, baseball player Tug McGraw -- is only "sort of" accurate, McGraw says.
Top 10 Lady Antebellum Songs
Lady Antebellum's songs are some of the most popular of the last decade.
POLL: Which Country Star Would You Like to Spend Valentine’s Day With?
Vote for the country star you'd like to spend Valentine's Day with.