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.
Interview: Travis Tritt Wants to Surprise Listeners With New Live Album, DVD
Travis Tritt talks to The Boot about his new live CD and DVD, 'A Man and His Guitar -- Live From the Franklin Theatre'.
Brad Paisley at ‘Diary of a Player’ Exhibit: ‘It’s Crazy to Look Back’ [PICTURES]
Brad Paisley's new exhibit, 'Diary of a Player', is now open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Lee Greenwood: ‘It’s a Great Honor, and a Privilege’ to Support America’s Veterans
Lee Greenwood discusses his reasons for supporting the Disabled American Veterans organization.
Interview: Ronnie Dunn Talks ‘Tattooed Heart’, Not Writing and Life Beyond Music
Ronnie Dunn discusses his new album, 'Tattoed Heart', with The Boot.
Country Stars Spread Holiday Cheer at CMA Country Christmas Taping [PICTURES]
Jennifer Nettles returned to host the CMA Country Christmas event in 2016, with performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Loretta Lynn, Trisha Yearwood and more.
Carrie Underwood Was ‘Flabbergasted’ By 2016 CMA Awards Female Vocalist Win
Carrie Underwood reacts to her CMA Awards win for Female Vocalist of the Year.
Thomas Rhett Calls 2016 CMA Awards Win ‘a Dream Come True’
Thomas Rhett discusses winning the CMA Awards' Single of the Year honor.
Dolly Parton: CMA Lifetime Achievement Award Inspires Her to ‘Keep Contributing’
Dolly Parton reflects on winning the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 CMA Awards.
Little Big Town: Being Part of ‘Forever Country’ Was ‘Unbelievable’
Little Big Town share their thoughts on the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards, and being a part of the "Forever Country" single and music video.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Song Parodies [WATCH]
Country Music's Biggest Night, the CMA Awards, is filled with comedy thanks to Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood, ‘Church Bells’
Songwriters Zach Crowell, Hillary Lindsey and Brett James recall the day they wrote Carrie Underwood's No. 1 hit "Church Bells."
Story Behind the Song: Brett Eldredge, ‘Drunk on Your Love’
Brett Eldredge and songwriter Ross Copperman recall the day they wrote Eldredge's No. 1 single "Drunk on Your Love."