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Rascal Flatts: Parenthood Is ‘Life’s Greatest Reward,’ But Tough on Sleep Schedule, Wallet
"It's changed everything about my life: Songwriting. The way I sing. My bank account ..."
Hi, My Name Is …: Country Artists Who Changed Their Names
Yep -- these artists started out being called something completely different.
Everything We Know About Keith Urban’s New Album, ‘The Speed of Now Part 1′
The new album is coming on Sept. 18!
What Is Country Music? To Walker Montgomery, It Means the Same Thing Now as When He Was a …
"I think music is the one language that we can all speak," Montgomery says.
Story Behind the Song: CJ Solar, ‘Coming My Way’
"When you're onstage, you love those uptempo songs ..."
Can’t See Your Favorite Artist on Tour Because of Coronavirus? Watch These Virtual Shows
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, artists have had to cancel tours -- but you can still see your favorite acts perform through a screen.
Tim McGraw Covers John Schneider + Enlists Other Stars to Share Their Favorite Deep Cuts […
Everybody's hopping on the #DeepCutChallenge!
John Anderson’s ‘I’m Still Hangin’ On’ + 11 More New Country Songs You Need to Hear [LISTE…
Which one's your favorite?
Kelsea Ballerini Reveals the ‘Bold’ Way She Convinced Kenny Chesney to Be Her Duet Partner…
Did you know? Kelsea Ballerini had a VERY specific reasons for wanting Kenny Chesney to duet with her on her new album.
Rascal Flatts Were Critiqued for Being ‘Too Pop’ Early On — Here’s What They Said to the N…
"Our timing wasn't the greatest, either, because we came in right at the end of the boy band stuff ..."
The Boot’s Quarantine Picks Playlist: Country Tunes to Discover While You’re Stuck at Home…
While you're staying home to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, here's a Spotify playlist of new country tunes and deep cuts to discover.
Reba McEntire Performed a Patsy Cline Cover Before Her Band’s Fatal 1991 Plane Crash
Learn more about the devastating 1991 plane crash, and why McEntire retired Patsy Cline's "Sweet Dreams" from her set.