The Boot Staff
17 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker Hit No. 1 With ‘When the Sun Goes Down’
On April 3, 2004, "When the Sun Goes Down" became a No. 1 hit.
Top 10 Country Songs About Rain
April showers bring May flowers ... and some really good country songs about rain.
New Music Rundown: 2020’s Country, Americana, Bluegrass + Folk Album Releases
These new albums all arrived in 2020.
21 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Wraps Up Spring Training With the New York Mets
On March 19, 2000, Brooks wrapped up spring training with the New York Mets.
41 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Hits No. 1 With ‘My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys’
On March 8, 1980, Nelson's "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" soared to the top of the charts, becoming his fifth No. 1 hit.
17 Years Ago: Gretchen Wilson Releases ‘Redneck Woman’
On March 5, 2004, Wilson released her debut single, "Redneck Woman," to radio.
Nashville Tornado Relief Efforts: Here’s How You Can Help the Victims
Here's how people near and far can help the victims of the deadly tornado that ripped through Nashville on Tuesday morning (March 3).
11 Years Ago: Brad Paisley’s ‘Online’ Goes Gold
This song is still funny!
33 Years Ago: Randy Travis’ ‘Always & Forever’ Goes Double Platinum
On Jan. 29, 1988, Travis earned his first double-platinum album, for 'Always & Forever'.
26 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Hits No. 1 With ‘Gone Country’
It was Jackson's 10th No. 1 hit.
23 Years Ago: The Chicks Release ‘Wide Open Spaces’
'Wide Open Spaces' has sold more than 12 million copies
Meet The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch
We're betting on big years for these rising stars in 2020.