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: CMA Awards Nomination Validates His Hard Work
Luke Combs discusses his 2017 CMA Awards nomination for New Artist of the Year.
7 Years Ago: Jason Aldean Releases ‘My Kinda Party’
On Nov. 2, 2010, Jason Aldean's fourth studio album, 'My Kinda Party', was released on Broken Bow Records.
Story Behind the Song: Kelsea Ballerini, ‘Legends’
Kelsea Ballerini shares the story behind her single "Legends."
At Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert, Stars Share Their Fond Memories of the Icon
During a media even prior to the show itself, The Boot caught up with several of the evening's performers, who shared their memories of Rogers and their thoughts on being part of his farewell event.
Brett Eldredge: Awards Won’t Change the Way He Makes Music
Brett Eldredge discusses the affect awards have on his career.
Kenny Rogers Has ‘Mixed Emotions’ About Farewell Tribute Show
Kenny Rogers admits he has mixed emotions about his upcoming farewell tribute show.
Jason Aldean Reflects on His Career So Far: ‘I Feel Like We Did Everything Pretty Good’
Jason Aldean reflects on all that he has learned in his career so far.
Story Behind the Song: Darius Rucker, ‘For the First Time’
Darius Rucker shares the story behind his single "For the First Time."
Brett Eldredge: New Album’s Success Is ‘a Weight Off My Shoulders’
Brett Eldredge admits he was nervous before releasing his self-titled third studio album.
Story Behind the Song: Chris Young, ‘Losing Sleep’
Chris Young shares the story behind his single "Losing Sleep."