Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
2018 CMA Music Festival: 10 Artists You Can’t Miss
The annual even boasts performances from more than 350 artists on 11 stages, both free and ticketed, throughout downtown Nashville.
Do You Know the Names of These 14 Country Stars’ Backing Bands?
Believe it or not, lots of your favorite performers actually have a dedicated name for the musicians who play alongside them.
Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Grand Ole Opry Member
Here's what it takes.
Who Is Emily Hackett? 5 Things You Need to Know
Get to know the rising singer-songwriter.
8 Country Icons Who Have Never Won a Grammy
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Who Are Broseph? 5 Things You Need to Know
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Top 10 Country Music Albums of 2017
The Boot counts down 2017's 10 best country music albums.
Every Grammy Awards Best Country Album Winner Ever
In 1965, the Grammy Awards began honoring country artists for their albums with an award designated specifically for vocal and instrumental country records.
25 Memorable CMA Awards Acceptance Speeches
A look back at some of the most memorable CMA Awards acceptance speeches from throughout the years.
Top 6 Unforgettable CMA Awards Controversies
A look back at some of the controversies from CMA Awards past.
Every CMA Awards Album of the Year Winner Ever
A photo gallery of every artist and album that has won Album of the Year at the CMA Awards ... ever.