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.
Darius Rucker: Grand Ole Opry Induction Made Him Feel Like Part of the Country Community
Darius Rucker says his invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry in 2012 made him feel like he belonged in country music.
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Little Big Town, Jimmy Webb and Glen Campbell's family reflect on the touching tribute to Campbell at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Jon Pardi: ‘You Can Still Be Traditional and Win a CMA Award’
Jon Pardi reflects on his first CMA Awards win, for New Artist of the Year.
Following 2017 CMA Awards Win, Little Big Town Reflect on Love and Harmony
Little Big Town discuss their 2017 CMA Awards win for Vocal Group of the Year.
Chris Stapleton: 2017 CMA Awards Wins Are ‘an Unimaginable Fairytale Type of Thing’
Chris Stapleton reflects on his second career win for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Brothers Osborne on 2017 CMA Awards Win: ‘We’re the Luckiest Guys’
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