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Top 5 Brantley Gilbert Songs About His Wife, Amber Cochran
Cochran, a school teacher from Gilbert's hometown, and now his wife, has inspired many of Gilbert's best (and saddest) songs.
Top 10 Hank Williams Jr. Songs
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2019 in Review: Laine Hardy Wins ‘Idol’, Toby Keith Name-Drops + More of May’s Biggest Cou…
The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from 2019.
2019 in Review: Chris Stapleton Duets With Pink, Keith Urban Debuts a Cover + More of Apri…
Look back and remember the stories that have made waves in the country music world during the year.
2019 in Review: George Strait Drops New Music, Chuck Wicks Gets Engaged + More of March’s …
The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the year.
2019 in Review: Miranda Lambert Gets Married, Doug Supernaw Reveals Cancer Diagnosis + Mor…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic.
2019 in Review: John Denver’s Former Home Goes Up for Sale, Waylon Jennings’ Son Dies + Mo…
As we come to the close of 2019, The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the first half of the year.
2019 in Country Music: The Year’s 10 Most Unforgettable Moments
Within the country music world, 2019 was a year marked by exciting highs and devastating lows -- and a little bit of weirdness in between.
Country Artists With Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [PICTURES]
The Hollywood Walk of Fame features everyone from actors to radio personalities, and there are plenty of Nashville names enshrined there.
2018 in Review: Luke Combs Gets Engaged, Blake Shelton Inspires a Hallmark Movie + More of…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month of 2018, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.