The Boot Staff
Meet The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch
We're betting on big years for these rising stars in 2020.
20 Years Ago: LeAnn Rimes’ Self-Titled Album Goes Platinum
On Jan. 3, 2000, Rimes kicked off the new year -- and the new millennium -- on a high note.
45 Years Ago: ‘Austin City Limits’ Premieres on PBS
On Jan. 2, 1975, 'Austin City Limits' premiered on PBS.
39 Years Ago: Dolly Parton Makes Her Movie Debut in ‘9 to 5′
On Dec. 19, 1980, Parton made her big-screen debut, appearing in the movie '9 to 5'.
Luke Bryan’s Christmas Eve Tradition Is a Real Gas
In Bryan's house's the night before Christmas is filled with a unique meal ... and its effects.
25 Years Ago: Joe Diffie’s ‘Pickup Man’ Goes to No. 1
On Dec. 17, 1994, Diffie received an early Christmas present.
16 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s Debut Solo Album Certified Platinum
On Dec. 15, 2003, Urban earned platinum status for his self-titled debut album.
Alan + Denise Jackson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Jackson and his wife Denise have come a long way from their high school courtship in Newnan, Ga.
George + Norma Strait — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
In his personal life and in his music, Strait is a man who knows a thing or two about consistency and commitment.
15 Years Ago: Gary Allan’s ‘Nothing on But the Radio’ Goes to No. 1
On Dec. 4, 2004, Allan notched his third No. 1 single, "Nothing on But the Radio."
10 Country Stars We’d Love to Have at Our Thanksgiving Dinner Table
Lively conversation, mindful reflection and a few helpings of good ol' gossip would add up to one perfect holiday.
Jason Aldean’s Thanksgivings Are All-American
Aldean has the sort of all-American Thanksgiving you'd expect from a Macon, Ga., native.