Within the country music world, 2019 was a year marked by exciting highs and devastating lows -- and a little bit of weirdness in between. We celebrated a career-defining night for Kacey Musgraves, the formation of a new all-female country supergroup and a massive career first for Keith Urban ... but we also mourned the loss of country stars' bandmates and family members in devastating and tragic accidents.

From the highs to the lows, and everything in between, 2019 has been a memorable year for country and Americana artists and fans. Read on as The Boot looks back on the year's biggest, most unforgettable moments.