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8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.
Top 5 George Jones and Tammy Wynette Duets
Is your favorite on the list?
Country Music’s 10 Worst Pickup Lines
In terms of lyrics that could definitely be re-purposed to hit on someone, country is full of the good, the bad and the ugly.
2017’s 10 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments
The Boot counts down the most unforgettable country music moments of 2017.
The Boot’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift for the country fan on your list? We've got you covered!
Alan Jackson Performs ‘Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Alan Jackson performed "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" during the 2017 CMA Awards.
Carrie Underwood Honors Route 91 Harvest Festival Victims With ‘Softly and Tenderly’ at 20…
Carrie Underwood performed a moving tribute at the 2017 CMA Awards to victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting.
Sugarland Hint at a Comeback During the 2017 CMA Awards
Sugarland dropped some major hints about a potential reunion at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting: What We Know About Shooter Stephen Paddock
Who was Stephen Paddock? Here's everything that's known so far about the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooter.
Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting: Performers Check in as Safe on Socials
As news broke early Monday morning (Oct. 2) about the mass shooting unfolding at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nev., country artists who were performing during the three-day event used social media to let fans know they were safe.