Cory Stromblad's passion for country music spurred his decision to move to Nashville in 2003 to study the music industry at Belmont University. After graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts minor, Cory began his career as the Creative Office Manager for Tom-Leis Music, as well as a personal management assistant for Lyric Street Recording artist Sarah Buxton. In 2011, Cory began working with AOL Music as a writer for The Boot, before signing on as a freelance writer for Taste of Country in 2012.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ Was the Only Triple Platinum Album of 2012
Taylor Swift was the only musician in any genre to earn a Triple Platinum certification in 2012, surpassing the massive milestone with her current studio album, 'Red.'
The Band Perry Reveal New Album Title, Cover Art
Just as their current single 'Better Dig Two' takes the top spot on Bllboard's Country Airplay chart, the Band Perry reveal the title and cover art for 'Pioneer,' the sibling trio's sophomore set, due out April 2.
Tim McGraw Reveals His Valentine’s Day Gift Track Record
Even after 16 years of marriage, TIm McGraw still knows how to pamper Faith Hill when it comes to Valentine's Day. Well, most of the time.
Grammy Awards Set Dress Code to (Hopefully) Avoid Wardrobe Malfunctions
Listen up, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert! The Grammy Awards have issued a strict dress code that is expected to be adhered to during Sunday's live telecast.
George Strait Reflects on Humble Beginnings as a Musician
As George Strait bids farewell to life on the road as one of country music's most in-demand touring act, the country legend reflects back on his early days as a young musician trying to find his voice.
Taylor Swift Releases ’22’ as Next Pop Single
Twenty-two is a great age, isn't it? Taylor Swift certainly thought so! So much so that the music megastar has decided to service her upbeat dance track '22' to pop radio as the third official release from her latest album, 'Red.'
Scotty McCreery, the Band Perry to Help Announce 2013 ACM Awards Nominees
Scotty McCreery and the Band Perry will help announce the 2013 ACM Awards nominees on Feb. 13 with a little help from modern technology.
Brad Paisley Shares What He Did During the Super Bowl Blackout
All of America was on the edge of their seat last night during the Super Bowl power outage -- well, everyone except Brad Paisley. The country superstar used the unexpected game delay to geek out and head to the movie theater to catch up on one of his sci-fi favorites.
Keith Urban Seeking an ‘American Idol’ Contestant Who’s a Diamond in the Rough
What exactly is Keith Urban searching for as a judge during this season of 'American Idol'? Undeniable talent.
Kenny Chesney Lives ‘Life on a Rock’ With Upcoming Album Release
Kenny Chesney will explore the living conditions of 'Life on a Rock' with the upcoming release of his second album in less than a year. Anchored by the project's first radio offering, 'Pirate Flag,' the 10-track collection will hit store shelves and digital retailers on Apri…
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Present at 2013 Grammys
The 2013 Grammy Awards will get a healthy dose of country music star power with the inclusion of Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as part of the ceremony's presenter lineup.
Blake Shelton Accepts Wounded Soldier’s Request for Special Handshake
A handshake may seem like a simple gesture to most, but not to Army veteran Brendan Marrocco. After surviving the first-ever successful double arm transplant, the American hero hopes to share his first handshake post-surgery with his favorite country singer, Blake Shelton.