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.
Country Stars’ Thanksgiving 2017 Plans: Chris Young, Dustin Lynch + More Share
The Boot caught up with several country artists to learn the things they're most thankful for this season, and how they plan to spend the holiday.
Jon Pardi: ‘You Can Still Be Traditional and Win a CMA Award’
Jon Pardi reflects on his first CMA Awards win, for New Artist of the Year.
Story Behind the Song: Darius Rucker, ‘If I Told You’
Darius Rucker and the songwriters of his single "If I Told You" share the story behind the song.
8 Years Ago: Blake Shelton Joins the Grand Ole Opry
On Oct. 23, 2010, Shelton was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
Chris Young Joins the Grand Ole Opry With Friends By His Side [WATCH]
Chris Young was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night (Oct. 17) by Brad Paisley.
Story Behind the Song: Brett Eldredge, ‘The Long Way’
Brett Eldredge shares the story behind his single "The Long Way."
Story Behind the Song: Carly Pearce, ‘Every Little Thing’
Carly Pearce and Emily Shackleton share the story behind Pearce's hit single "Every Little Thing."
22 Years Ago: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Wed
Happy wedding anniversary to McGraw and Hill!
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.
Starting From the Bottom: Rising Stars Share Lessons Learned as Opening Acts