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To determine the five biggest stories of each month of 2018, The Boot's staff looked at website traffic; the featured stories received the most visitors throughout the month in which they broke.
2018 in Review: The MMA Passes, Miranda Lambert Kicks Fan Out of Pistol Annies Show + More…
As 2018 wraps up, The Boot is looking back at some of the best new music and biggest headlines of the year.
Glen Campbell’s Children Can Contest His Wills, Judge Rules
A judge says that Campbell may have lacked the ability to make legally binding decisions due to his Alzheimer's disease.
Top 10 Fiddle Songs in Country Music
Which one is your favorite?
Top 10 Hank Williams Jr. Songs
Do you agree with our No. 1 pick?
2017’s 10 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments
The Boot counts down the most unforgettable country music moments of 2017.
Top 10 Country Music Videos of 2017
The Boot counts down the best music videos of 2017.
Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting: What We Know About Shooter Stephen Paddock
Who was Stephen Paddock? Here's everything that's known so far about the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooter.
Chris Young Tweets From Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting: ‘I Love You Guys’
Chris Young is safe following the mass shooting at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival.
Reba McEntire to Host 2017 ‘CMA Country Christmas’
Reba McEntire announced Wednesday (Sept. 13) that she will be hosting this year's 'CMA Country Christmas'.