Gayle Thompson has been a daily contributor for The Boot since it began in 2008. In addition, she has written for Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, CBS Radio and several other outlets. Besides writing, she loves traveling, cooking, entertaining and anything else that involves her husband and little boy.
At Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert, Stars Share Their Fond Memories of the Icon
During a media even prior to the show itself, The Boot caught up with several of the evening's performers, who shared their memories of Rogers and their thoughts on being part of his farewell event.
12 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s Debut Album Is Released
On Oct. 24, 2006, Swift's life was about to completely change.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Song Parodies [WATCH]
Country Music's Biggest Night, the CMA Awards, was filled with comedy thanks to Paisley and Underwood.
59+ Dead, 500+ Injured Following Shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival
A shooting took place during the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas early Monday morning (Oct. 2). At least 59 people are dead and more than 500 were injured.
8 Years Ago: Shania Twain Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
On June 2, 2011, Twain received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
52 Years Ago: Charley Pride Becomes the First African-American Singer to Perform at the Gr…
Jan. 7, 1967, was an historic day for country music ...