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2018 in Review: Miranda Lambert Calls Out Country Radio, Garth Brooks Surprises Trisha Yea…
To determine the five biggest stories of each month, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.
Top 10 Country Songs About Whiskey
Is your favorite on the list?
What Is the Music Modernization Act, and Why Should Country Fans Care About It?
Country music fans who were on social media this summer likely saw songwriters, musicians and politicians tweeting about something called the Music Modernization Act, or the MMA. They were advocating for its passage ... but what the heck is it?
20 Hit Songs That Were Almost Sung By Other Artists
Did you know that these well-known country songs were almost hits for other artists?
Dan + Shay Cover Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin’’ After Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting
In tribute to both the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting victims and the late Tom Petty, Dan + Shay covered Petty's "Free Fallin'."
Watch Troy Gentry’s Final Performance at the Grand Ole Opry
Everything We Know About Jason Aldean’s New Album, ‘They Don’t Know’
The Boot rounds up all of the information known so far about Jason Aldean's upcoming new album, "They Don't Know."