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.
Lady Antebellum Offer Acoustic Performance of ‘Downtown’
Are you totally digging Lady Antebellum's current hit, 'Downtown'? If so, you'll love the acoustic version the trio offered up during a recent Webisode Wednesday.
Vince Gill Declares His Greatest Support for Unfairly Treated Taylor Swift
Criticism is often a precursor to superstar fame, a reality that Vince Gill probably understands all too well. The 'Threaten Me With Heaven' singer says he thinks Taylor Swift has endured unfair criticism and has gone on the record to defend his fellow country music superstar.
Taylor Swift’s Grammys Bracelet Was Made by a Young Cancer Patient
Taylor Swift looked gorgeous on the red carpet of the 2013 Grammy Awards earlier this month, thanks in part to a beautiful bracelet designed by a young cancer patient.
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 …
Kellie Pickler Honors Deployed Servicewomen With Ladies Night Goodies
Servicewomen in the Middle East had an extra special Valentine's Day this year, thanks to goodwill efforts of country's own Kellie Pickler.
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.
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.
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.
Casey James Samples Seven Songs From Forthcoming New Album Live
Fans present at the Casey James concert at the Grizzly Rose in Denver, Colo. last weekend were treated to a healthy dose of new material from the 'Cryin' on a Suitcase' newcomer.
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…
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.
The Band Perry Set to Release Sophomore Album on April 2
The Band Perry have yet to reveal the title of their sophomore project, but the highly-anticipated album -- which features the band's current Top 10 single, 'Better Dig Two' -- has been given an April 2 release date.