Whether it's a new record deal, a sold-out tour or just the everyday blessings in life, country stars such as Chris YoungDustin Lynch, Scotty McCreery and Lindsay Ell have plenty to be thankful for. Although it's been a tough year as a whole, these -- and more -- artists are taking time out this season to be grateful.

The Boot caught up with several country artists to learn the things they're most thankful for this season, and how they plan to spend the holiday. Scroll through the photo gallery below to read their answers.