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.
Dolly Parton Makes Stephen Colbert’s Dream Come True With ‘Love Is Like a Butterfly’ Duet
Dolly Parton may be making her media rounds in support of her new book, 'Dream More: Celebrating the Dreamer in You,' but the country icon herself is the one making unlikely dreams come true for others.
Toby Keith Offers Another Tease of New ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Music Video
Toby Keith has offered up a second teaser for his upcoming 'Hope on the Rocks' music video -- a clip that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of those who can't resist a good old-fashioned sad country song.
Lady Antebellum Feud With Charles Kelley’s ‘Estranged Aunt’ in Hilarious New Webisode
The holiday season is all about spending time with family -- unless you're Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley. This week, the 'Wanted You More' frontman used the band's popular Webisode Wednesday feature to shed light on the ongoing feud between the band and Kelley's estr…
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.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Signs on for More Episodes of ‘Nashville’
The drama seems to be mounting on 'Nashville,' with news that Kimberly WIlliams-Paisley will reprise her role as the devious Peggy Samper for at least three of the final nine episodes of the ABC series' first season.
Scotty McCreery’s Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show Raises $5K
Scotty McCreery raised $5,000 with his 'Beacon Theatre Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief' concert, which took place at the historic venue in New York City on November 23.
Willie Nelson on Marijuana: ‘I Haven’t Seen Any Side Effects That Are Harmful to Me’
Willie Nelson is an avid supporter of the recreational use of marijuana -- so much so that the country icon titled his new autobiography, 'Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I'm Gone' after his favorite non-musical pastime.
Carrie Underwood Insists Nashville Isn’t as Scandalous as the Show Lets On
'Nashville' has given some much-deserved press to Music City since its premiere earlier this year, but Carrie Underwood insists that the drama in the tension-filled plot lines of the new ABC series are not really an accurate representation of the country music industry.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ Album Nears 3 Million Copies Sold
Taylor Swift's 'Red' album is fast approaching three million copies sold worldwide. While that's an impressive feat in its own right, the record-breaking sales numbers are even more extraordinary given that the album was just released one month ago.
Jason Aldean Admits That Marriage ‘Hasn’t Always Been Roses’
Jason Aldean and his wife, Jessica, are on the mend following a very public scandal, the couple tells 'CBS This Morning.'
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Respond to Pregnancy Rumors
As is the case with any celebrity A-List couple, a pregnancy rumor is bound spread like wildfire every now and then. Following a misleading cover story from Life & Style magazine, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton took to their official Twitter accounts to humorously dispel any notion they a…
Casey James Embraces Scruffy New Look for No Shave November Cause
Casey James remains steadfast in his No Shave November commitment. This month, he's been forgoing any his usual facial hair grooming habits in support of Locks of Love, an organization that makes wigs from the donated hair for cancer patients who have lost their hair following intensive chemotherapy…