The Boot Staff
40 Years Ago: Willie Nelson and Leon Russell Share No. 1 Spot With ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ Rema…
On Sept. 1, 1979, Nelson and Russell hit the No. 1 spot with their remake of the Elvis Presley hit "Heartbreak Hotel."
25 Years Ago: Clay Walker Earns First Platinum Record With Self-Titled Debut
On Aug. 31, 1994, Walker earned his first platinum record with his self-titled debut album.
45 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’
On Aug. 31, 1974, Jones earned a No. 1 hit with his song "The Grand Tour," which was the title track of his 41st studio album.
16 Years Ago: Trace Adkins Is Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
On Aug. 23, 2003, Adkins was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.
15 Years Ago: Reba McEntire Reaches No. 1 With ‘Somebody’
On Aug. 7, 2004, McEntire earned her 22nd No. 1 hit with "Somebody," from her 'Room to Breathe' album.
Meet The Boot’s 2019 Artists to Watch
Keep your eyes (and ears!) on these rising stars.
2018 CMA Awards Performances List
Who's performing at the 2018 CMA Awards? Here's a rundown.
POLL: Who’s Your Favorite Country Singer From ‘The Voice’?
Which former 'The Voice' contestant is your favorite?
POLL: Which ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme Song Do You Prefer?
Since 2013, Carrie Underwood has sung the 'Sunday Night Football' theme -- but, as fans know, she isn't the first country star to perform the tune.
50 Country Albums Everyone Must Hear Before They Die
Whether you're a country fan or not, these albums are must-listens!
POLL: Which Other Country Star Should Coach ‘The Voice’?
What if another country star were to fill one of the coaching spots?
Top 10 Sad Love Songs in Country Music
Grab the tissues ...