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 Sued for Ill-Fated Capital Hoedown Concert
Taylor Swift is being sued for not performing at last year's Canadian Capital Hoedown. The concert was canceled due to internal discord, but promoters think the country music superstar should have to share in the responsibility to refund music lovers who didn't get the chance to see Swift …
Jana Kramer Accepts a Marriage Proposal From Another Man
Jana Kramer is newly-engaged to Brantley Gilbert, but that didn't keep the 'Whiskey' singer from accepting another marriage proposal from someone else... for the sake of raising funds for St. Jude Children's Hospital, of course.
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.
Gary Allan Sells Out Two Concerts at Nashville’s Historic Ryman Auditorium
Gary Allan is certainly at the top of his game. Following his career-high debut with his latest album, 'Set You Free,' the 'Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)' singer received word that his upcoming concerts at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium -- two of them -- sold out wit…
Blake Shelton Packs His Bags for ‘Malibu Country’
It turns out Blake Shelton is Reba McEntire's brother! Well... maybe not in real life. But the current CMA Entertainer of the Year has officially signed on to appear in an upcoming episode of his fellow Okie's new hit comedy series, 'Malibu Country.'
George Jones Enlists Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson + More for Final Farewell Concert
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure…
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.
Scotty McCreery Covers Elvis Presley’s ‘That’s All Right’ at the Grand Ole Opry
Scotty McCreery took a well-deserved study break over the weekend (Feb. 2) to grace the Grand Ole Opry stage, offering the crowd an electrifying performance of Elvis Presley's 1954 classic, 'That's All Right.'
Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer Will Record Music Together… Eventually
Brantley Gilbert will say "I do" to more than walking down the aisle with his bride-to-be, Jana Kramer. The 'More Than Miles' singer says that he and Kramer will definitely collaborate together musically... in time.
Randy Travis Sentenced in DWI Case
Randy Travis has pleaded guilty to his misdemeanor DWI charge and will narrowly avoid jail time from his 2012 arrest, during which his blood alcohol content was recorded as nearly three times the legal limit.
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…