The Boot Staff
27 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Triple Platinum
On June 23, 1993, 'Brand New Man' album was certified triple platinum.
32 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Signs With Capitol Records
On June 17, 1988, Brooks signed with Capitol Records.
Story Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley, ‘Home’
"The lyrics speak to the challenges we've had as a country, but hopefully the song leaves you feeling inspired and optimistic ..."
11 Years Ago: George Strait’s ‘Troubadour’ Certified Platinum
On June 3, 2009, Strait's 'Troubadour' album was certified platinum, for sales of one million copies.
21 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Releases His Debut Album
On June 1, 1999, Paisley released his debut album, 'Who Needs Pictures', which had two No. 1 hits and sealed his place in country music.
61 Years Ago: Randy Travis Is Born in Monroe, N.C.
Happy birthday, Randy!
How Did Tim McGraw Get His First Record Deal? [WATCH]
The Wikipedia version of the story -- that the deal came about through his famous father, baseball player Tug McGraw -- is only "sort of" accurate, McGraw says.
26 Years Ago: Faith Hill Hits No. 1 With ‘Piece of My Heart’
On April 30, 1994, Hill topped the charts for the second time with "Piece of My Heart."
25 Things You May Not Know About Country Icon Willie Nelson
Did you know all of this?
25 Little-Known Tidbits About Country Icon Garth Brooks
Learn 25 of the more noteworthy -- and newsworthy -- events related to one of the most successful artists of all time.
20 Years Ago: LeAnn Rimes’ Self-Titled Album Goes Platinum
On Jan. 3, 2000, Rimes kicked off the new year -- and the new millennium -- on a high note.