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.
Miranda Lambert to Perform at the 2013 Grammys
Miranda Lambert used her appearance on 'The Talk' on Tuesday (Jan. 21) to announce that she will perform during the 2013 Grammy Awards ceremony.
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.
Scarletta Help Jake Owen Celebrate Fatherhood With Hilarious Song Mashup
We have a feeling Jake Owen is doing fantastic as a first-time father, but should the country superstar need a shot of inspiration, he needn't look any further than this hilarious YouTube video.
Kellie Pickler to Host Third Annual Unleashed: Dinner With Your Dog Event
Kellie Pickler has signed on to host the Nashville Humane Society's third-annual Unleashed: Dinner With Your Dog, an event designed to help the Music City organization place homeless dogs in need of loving families.
Lady Antebellum Tease New Single, Mourn Loss of Aunt B in First 2013 Webisode
2013 has been year of new beginnings -- and sad endings -- for Lady Antebellum. The Grammy Award-winning trio used their first Webisode Wednesday feature of the new year to discuss the latest happenings in the life of one of country music's leading bands.
Darius Rucker Inspired to Record ‘Wagon Wheel’ in Unlikely Place
Darius Rucker may not have had an instant connection with 'Wagon Wheel.' But the country music superstar recounts an unlikely event that helped rekindle him with the Old Crow Medicine Show classic -- enough so that he decided to release the track as the latest single from his forthcoming s…
Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan + More Slated for CMA Fest 2013
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the first artists to be confirmed for the 2013 CMA Fest, which is set to invade the streets of downtown Nashville on June 6-9.
Willie Nelson Sets Release Date for New ‘Let’s Face the Music and Dance’ Album
Willie Nelson is almost 80, but the country superstar will stay as relevant as ever with the release of 'Let's Face the Music and Dance,' a collection of one of the prolific entertainer's favorites. The project will include classics from a wide range of genres, including son…
Carrie Underwood Expands on Acceptance of Gay Marriage in Allure Cover Issue
Carrie Underwood first turned heads with pro-gay marriage remarks last year, suffering a minor backlash from protestors who questioned the singer's devout Christian lifestyle. In her most recent cover interview for Allure magazine, the 'Two Black Cadillacs' singer revisits her previou…
Mindy McCready’s Boyfriend’s Cause of Death Ruled Suicide
More details surrounding the untimely death of Mindy McCready's boyfriend, David Wilson, have been released, including new information that the recording producer died in an apparent suicide.
Jason Aldean Becomes the ‘Cool Dad,’ Joins Instagram
Jason Aldean is now a card-carrying member of the Instagram family, per request from his own daughters. The country music superstar shared the exciting news with his legions of loyal followers on Twitter.
Jerrod Niemann Hand-Delivers Private Concert to Lucky College Student
Last September, Jerrod Niemann urged fans to submit their information for his 'Rock Your Room' sweepstakes, which promised one lucky winner a bundle of the latest Sony electronics to help furnish a college dorm room or home bedroom in need of a hi-tech makeover. Chosen at random, Catherine WIllis of…