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.
Keith Urban: 2017 CMA Awards Nominations Are ‘a Beautiful Feeling’
Keith Urban discusses his multiple CMA Awards nominations, and the chance to perform during the live televised broadcast.
Old Dominion: 2017 CMA Awards Win Would ‘Solidify Their Place’ in Country Music
Old Dominion discuss their 2017 CMA Awards nominations and their upcoming tours.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite CMA Awards Memory Is Something No One Else Saw
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Luke Combs discusses his 2017 CMA Awards nomination for New Artist of the Year.
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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.