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.
Luke Bryan Is ‘Here to Party’ With 2013 Spring Break EP
Luke Bryan is bypassing the bleak weather blues with the release of his 'Spring Break... Here to Party' EP, which will hit store shelves and digital retailers on March 5.
Kelly Clarkson Planning Fall Wedding, Eyeing ‘Wedding Singer’ Blake Shelton
Kelly Clarkson had been rather quiet about her pending nuptials, but the 'Don't Rush' singer is now opening up about the ceremony -- which will likely take place toward the end of 2013.
Kenny Chesney Ready to Fly His ‘Pirate Flag’ With New Single Next Week
Kenny Chesney will wave his 'Pirate Flag' proudly next week as he releases the first single from his upcoming studio album to all digital outlets on Jan. 31.
Tim McGraw, ACM Set to Usher in Summer Season With ‘Superstar Summer Night’
Tim McGraw has partnered with the Academy of Country Music and Dick Clark Productions for 'ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night,' a two-hour concert event that will be televised on CBS later this year.
Randy Travis Avoids Jail, Reaches Plea Deal in Assault Case
Randy Travis won't be spending any time behind bars, as long as he can adhere to the terms of his plea deal entered in regards to his misdemeanor assault case.
Taylor Swift Connects With Cancer-Stricken Fan Over Lunch
Taylor Swift's weekend included a lunch date on Saturday (Jan. 19) with Kayla Kincannon, a 17-year-old fan who has been battling brain cancer for the last year.
Scotty McCreery Is One of the Most Famous College Kids Right Now
Scotty McCreery is one of the brightest new stars in country music, but it's the 'Water Tower Town' singer's academic work that is bringing him some well-deserved attention these days.
Carrie Underwood Thinks Keith Urban Is the Perfect Fit for ‘American Idol’
Keith Urban is the perfect representative for country music on 'American Idol,' according to Carrie Underwood. Of course Underwood's opinion matters, since she is one of the most successful 'Idol' alums in the show's storied history.
Brad Paisley Signs on for President Obama’s Inaugural Celebration
Brad Paisley will soon travel to Washington D.C. to take part in the Presidential Inauguration events, which are scheduled to take place on Jan. 19 and 21.
Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes Earn Slots on 2013 Grammy Album
Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes are two country stars who have truly earned coveted slots on the upcoming '2013 Grammy Nominees' album, a 22-song collection that features the most critically-acclaimed songs of the year from some of music's biggest names.
Zac Brown Band Hoping to Expand Audience With More Overseas Shows in 2013
With nine No. 1 singles and more than eight million singles and albums sold, the Zac Brown Band have conquered the country music market at a rapid pace since first debuting in 2008. How do the 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' hitmakers hope to elevate their red-hot careers leading into 2013? Global d…
Kelly Clarkson Is Learning to Be a Stepmom
Kelly Clarkson may have just gotten engaged last month, but the superstar singer is already learning the ropes of motherhood.