Gayle Thompson has been a daily contributor for The Boot since it began in 2008. In addition, she has written for Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, CBS Radio and several other outlets. Besides writing, she loves traveling, cooking, entertaining and anything else that involves her husband and little boy.
7 Years Ago: Blake Shelton Joins the Grand Ole Opry
On Oct. 23, 2010, Blake Shelton officially became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Chris Young Joins the Grand Ole Opry With Friends By His Side [WATCH]
Chris Young was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night (Oct. 17) by Brad Paisley.
Story Behind the Song: Brett Eldredge, ‘The Long Way’
Brett Eldredge shares the story behind his single "The Long Way."
Story Behind the Song: Carly Pearce, ‘Every Little Thing’
Carly Pearce and Emily Shackleton share the story behind Pearce's hit single "Every Little Thing."
59+ Dead, 500+ Injured Following Shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival
A shooting took place during the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas early Monday morning (Oct. 2). At least 59 people are dead and more than 500 were injured.
Starting From the Bottom: Rising Stars Share Lessons Learned as Opening Acts
Brett Eldredge, Luke Combs, Kelsea Ballerini and others share what they've learned opening for bigger-name artists.
Thomas Rhett: I Was ‘Completely Unprepared’ for Two Children
Thomas Rhett explains how he is adjusting to being a parent to two little girls.
38 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 14, 1979, Kenny Rogers received one of the entertainment industry's most distinguished honors.