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Loretta Lynn: 5 Badass Moments She Changed Everything
When Lynn entered country music nearly 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve.
Top 5 Billy Ray Cyrus Songs
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Whoops! 12 Unforgettable Country Concert Onstage Mishaps
A country music concert can be a full-contact sport!
2019 in Review: Laine Hardy Wins ‘Idol’, Toby Keith Name-Drops + More of May’s Biggest Cou…
The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the first half of the year.
Top 10 Hank Williams Jr. Songs
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Top 10 Country Songs About Nashville
Oh, Music City ...
The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Wide Open Spaces’ Tracks, Ranked
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2018 in Review: Miranda Lambert Calls Out Country Radio, Garth Brooks Surprises Trisha Yea…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.
2018 in Review: Carrie Underwood Plans a Tour, Kid Rock’s Childhood Home Goes Up for Sale …
As 2018 wraps up, The Boot is looking back at some of the best new music and biggest headlines of the year.
Top 15 Country and Americana Music Videos of 2018
Can't. Stop. Watching!