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.
Little Big Town Say Success of ‘Better Man’ Is All Thanks to Taylor Swift
"I think that song just shows what an amazing writer [she is] ..."
Dolly Parton Reflects on Her Cross-Generational Success: ‘That Makes Me Feel Good’
"I think they feel like they know me because I’ve been around so long."
Diamond Rio Say Success Taught Them to Value Their Fans … and ‘Lots of Stupid Things’
Most of the wisdom they want to pass on is less conventional than one might expect.
Trisha Yearwood Says Music Will Always Take Priority in Her Career
Trisha Yearwood discusses her different business ventures, and says music will always take top priority for her.
Lee Brice: (Finally) Having His New Album Out Is ‘Amazing’
Lee Brice discusses having his new self-titled album out, after spending so much time working on it.
58 Years Ago: Hank Williams Among First Inductees Into Country Music Hall of Fame
On Nov. 3, 1961, Williams, publisher Fred Rose and Jimmie Rodgers were among the first inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Kenny Rogers Has ‘Mixed Emotions’ About Farewell Tribute Show
Kenny Rogers admits he has mixed emotions about his upcoming farewell tribute show.
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Top 10 CMA Awards Moments
From historic Entertainer of the Year wins to surprising onstage antics, this photo gallery looks back at 10 of the CMA Awards' biggest moments.
Thomas Rhett: I Was ‘Completely Unprepared’ for Two Children
Thomas Rhett explains how he is adjusting to being a parent to two little girls.
15 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s ‘Golden Road’ Goes Triple Platinum
On Sept. 22, 2005, Urban's 'Golden Road' was certified triple platinum, for sales of 3 million copies.