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.
Luke Combs Talks in-the-Works Sophomore Album, Touring and Writing With Friends
Luke Combs explains how he and his friends wrote his freshman album, and gives an update on his tour plans and sophomore record.
Kenny Rogers Checks Music City Walk of Fame Off His Bucket List
25 Years Ago: LeAnn Rimes Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut
On Sept. 13, 1996, Rimes made her Grand Ole Opry debut.
Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry [WATCH]
Tuesday night (Aug. 29) was a big night for Chris Young.
Peek Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit [PICTURES]
Loretta Lynn's exhibit, 'Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl', is now open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
20 Years Ago: Blake Shelton Releases His Debut Album
On July 31, 2001, Shelton's self-titled debut album was released.
Review: Jake Owen Brings Big Band, Bigger Stage Presence to Nashville [PICTURES]
In a refreshing switch from the usual solo-act show, Owen preferred to let his band -- including an amazing horn section -- take center stage with him, allowing for one unforgettable night.
RaeLynn on RaVe Tour: ‘I Really Want to Try Something Different’
RaeLynn discusses her current RaVe Tour and her husband's military service with The Boot.
Interview: Gretchen Wilson Explains Her Hiatus, Discusses Returning to Music
Gretchen Wilson talks to The Boot about her upcoming album, and explains why she needed to take a break for a few years.
Darius Rucker Plans 8th Annual St. Jude Benefit Concert
Darius Rucker has announced the plans for his eighth annual Darius and Friends benefit concert for St. Jude.
Thomas Rhett Shares His Biggest Fear About Becoming a Dad
Thomas Rhett discusses how he and his wife Lauren are preparing to become parents to two children this year.
Justin Moore’s Daughters Are Hoping Their New Sibling Is a Boy
Justin Moore admits that all three of his daughters are hoping that their new sibling is a boy, and explains why he and his wife aren't learning the baby's gender ahead of time.