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.
Kenny Chesney Spotted With Mystery Lady Friend in Hawaii
Kenny Chesney may be one to keep his personal life under wraps, but that doesn't stop country fans -- and the media -- from speculating about the superstar's love life. The 'El Cerrito Place' singer was spotted in Hawaii over the holiday with a beautiful brunette, prompting rumor…
Carrie Underwood Puts Her First Famous House on the Market
Carrie Underwood has placed her former Franklin, Tenn. residence for sale. The modest three-bedroom home can be yours for the asking price of $372,500 -- slightly less than the $384,000 Underwood paid for a few years back.
Scotty McCreery Gets His Wisdom Teeth Pulled
He may be one of the hottest new superstars in country music, but Scotty McCreery is not immune to the perils of painful dental procedures. The 'Water Tower Town' singer took to his official Twitter on Wednesday morning (Jan. 2) to share the news that he was going under the knife to remove…
Taylor Swift Named One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30
Taylor Swift has landed on another annual countdown, earning a coveted spot on Forbes' 30 Under 30 feature as one of the most innovative, financially-friendly young musicians of 2012.
Tim McGraw Has ‘One of Those Nights’ in New Music Video
Tim McGraw has released the new music video for 'One of Those Nights,' the second radio single from his forthcoming Big Machine debut album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom.'
Gretchen Wilson Prepping the Release of Two EPs in 2013
The wait is finally over for new Gretchen WIlson music! According to the 'Redneck Woman' singer, she is prepping the release of not one, but two new projects in 2013.
Scotty McCreery Balancing College Finals With Being a Country Star
Finals week is a challenging time for your average college student, but Scotty McCreery is far from your average university co-ed. North Carolina State University's most famous student recently took to his official Twitter account to effectively demonstrate the drastic difference in his double …
Keith Urban’s ‘For You’ Earns Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nomination
Keith Urban is up for a 2013 Critics' Choice Movie award, landing the nomination for 'For You,' his Top 10 single that appears on the 'Act of Valor' soundtrack.
Taylor Swift Declines Inclusion on Spotify
Popular music streaming platform Spotify is the most recent addition to Billboard's methodology in determining their all-encompassing Hot 100 chart, but that hasn't enticed Taylor Swift from allowing her platinum-selling 'Red' album from being streamed on the platform in its enti…
Blake Shelton Reacts to Grammy Nomination for ‘Over’
Blake Shelton's 'Red River Blue' album has spent a healthy 73 weeks at the upper-reaches of the Billboard Country Albums chart, but that doesn't mean the gold-selling record is finished garnering Grammy nominations for the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year.
Hunter Hayes Joins Growing List of Grammy Nominations Concert Performers
Hunter Hayes has been added to the list of performers for this year's 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night,’ the televised music event that kicks off the Grammy Awards voting season.
Pistol Annies Begin Work on Second Album
New music is on the way from Pistol Annies, according to the group's most recognizable member. Miranda Lambert took to her official Twitter account this week to share the news that the 'Takin' Pills' trio is back in the studio working on their sophomore album.