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.
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 work her magic onstage.
The Band Perry Reveal New Album Title, Cover Art
Just as their current single 'Better Dig Two' takes the top spot on Bllboard's Country Airplay chart, the Band Perry reveal the title and cover art for 'Pioneer,' the sibling trio's sophomore set, due out April 2.
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.
Tim McGraw Spills on Recording ‘Highway Don’t Care’ ‘With’ Taylor Swift, Keith Urban
Is 'Highway Don't Care' one of your favorite tracks from Tim McGraw's 'Two Lanes of Freedom' album? If so, you have modern technology to thank for the colossal collaboration between the superstar, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.
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.
Keith Urban Seeking an ‘American Idol’ Contestant Who’s a Diamond in the Rough
What exactly is Keith Urban searching for as a judge during this season of 'American Idol'? Undeniable talent.
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.
Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers + More to Set Sail for the First-Ever Country Music Cruise
Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers and a handful of country music's top stars have all signed on to perform on the inaugural Country Music Cruise, a country-themed ocean liner that will set sail through the Caribbean in early 2014.
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.
Michael J. Fox Disses Taylor Swift, Warns Her to Stay Away From His Son
Most fathers would be thrilled if their son dated Taylor Swift. Michael J. Fox is not one of them.
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.