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Country Songs Inspired By World Tragedies
Country singers are known for being storytellers -- trying to spin meaning out of heartbreak and hard times.
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 Hunter Hayes Songs
Hayes started making music early -- like, really early.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Martina McBride
Think you're McBride's ultimate fan? Let's find out!
Top 10 Rodney Crowell Songs
Do you agree with our picks?
2019’s Country, Americana, Alt-Country, Folk and Bluegrass Tours
There's nothing like live music. And if you're a fan of a good live show, then 2019 is going to be a great year for you.
Jason Aldean’s Debut Album: All of the Songs, Ranked
Aldean released his self-titled debut album on July 26, 2005.
Country Stars’ Side Hustles: 14 Artists Who Do More Than Sing
These country stars have cooking shows, clothing stores and more!
Top 5 Lee Brice Songs
Which one's your favorite?
2019 in Review: John Denver’s Former Home Goes Up for Sale, Waylon Jennings’ Son Dies + Mo…
As we come to the midpoint of 2019, The Boot is looking back at some of the top headlines from the first half of the year.