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.
Jana Kramer Confirms She and Brantley Gilbert Are Living Together
Jana Kramer has confirmed that she and Brantley Gilbert have taken their relationship to a new level -- living together.
Dwight Yoakam Performs ‘Heart Like Mine’ on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’
Dwight Yoakam stopped by 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' Wednesday night (Jan. 2) to perform 'Heart Like Mine,' the latest single from his critically-acclaimed 2012 studio album, '3 Pears.'
Did Chuck Wicks Get Engaged?
Chuck Wicks teased fans with a string of cryptic Twitter messages and photos over the New Year's holiday, leading many of his followers to believe that the 'Stealing Cinderella' singer is officially off the market.
Blake Shelton’s New Year’s Resolution Is to Be Less Controversial
Vowing to behave yourself on Twitter isn't the most conventional New Year's resolution, but Blake Shelton isn't your average user. Following a few well-publicized, ill-humored comments made through his official account in 2012, the CMA Entertainer of the Year promises to make more fri…
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…
Blake Shelton Told Kelly Clarkson’s Fiance to Get His Head Out of His Butt and Propose
Blake Shelton is an advocate for a life of marital bliss -- so much so that the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year gave his manager, Brandon Blackstock, a persuading pep talk just before the music row executive popped the question to his now fiance, Kelly Clarkson.
Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean Get Matching Tattoos
Those who sing together ... get inked together? Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean have placed their solidarity for the Buck Commander franchise on display, tattooing the company's logo on their biceps as a form of permanent endorsement.
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 …
Kenny Chesney a Perfect Fit for Inaugural Tortuga Festival
Who better to headline a tropical music festival than Kenny Chesney? The seasoned beach bum has been tapped as the country closer for the first-ever Tortuga Music Festival, which is set to to place in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on April 13 and 14, 2013.
Taylor Swift’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Lands on Time’s Top 10 Songs of 2…
Taylor Swift has managed to land on Time's all-encompassing Top 10 Songs of 2012 countdown with 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' -- and she's the only country artist to appear on the rather diverse collection of artists.
Jason Aldean Turned Down ‘Drunk on You’ by Luke Bryan
It's hard to imagine anyone but Luke Bryan making 'Drunk on You' one of country music's 2012 summertime smashes, but according to Jason Aldean, he had first dibs on the sexy mid-tempo track. Aldean ultimately turned down the tune because it didn't fit the sonic direction of …
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.