2018 in Review: Keith Urban Joins ‘The Voice’, George Strait’s Drummer Dies + More of September’s Biggest Country Music Headlines
As 2018 wraps up, The Boot is looking back at some of the best new music and biggest headlines of the year. 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.
Other big news that made headlines during the month? A country icon was mourning the death of a loved one, and a rising artist made a splash with a nostalgic new tune.