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.
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.
23 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘Ropin’ the Wind’ Goes Diamond
On Nov. 16, 1994, Garth Brooks made history.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘Shameless’
On Nov. 16, 1991, Garth Brooks earned his seventh No. 1 single with the tune "Shameless."
Big & Rich Enjoying Creative Freedom of Their Own Record Label
Big & Rich's John Rich explains to The Boot why the duo formed their own record label, Big & Rich Records.
Blake Shelton’s Famous Friends Sound Off About His ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Title
Blake Shelton is officially the Sexiest Man Alive -- at least according to 'People' magazine.
18 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’ With Chris Gaines
On Nov. 13, 1999, Garth Brooks performed double duty on NBC's 'Saturday Night Live'.
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.
Following 2017 CMA Awards Win, Little Big Town Reflect on Love and Harmony
Little Big Town discuss their 2017 CMA Awards win for Vocal Group of the Year.
Brothers Osborne on 2017 CMA Awards Win: ‘We’re the Luckiest Guys’
Brothers Osborne discuss their second CMA Awards win for Vocal Duo of the Year.
Garth Brooks Credits His Band and Crew for CMA Awards Win
Garth Brooks says it's his band and crew who help make him successful, and helped him with the CMA for Entertainer of the Year again in 2017.
Trisha Yearwood’s Favorite CMA Awards Memories: One Trophy, One Performance
Trisha Yearwood recalls her favorite CMA Awards memories, and shares her plans for 2018.
10 Years Ago: Hank Thompson Dies From Lung Cancer
On Nov. 6, 2007, Hank Thompson passed away after a short battle with lung cancer. The singer was 82 years old.