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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.
Tanya Tucker
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Tanya Tucker Postpones December Concert Due to ‘Health Concerns’

Tanya Tucker has rescheduled her only remaining scheduled 2012 tour date, according to a news report. The 53-year-old country superstar has cited 'health concerns' as the reason behind the cancellation of her Dec. 9 gig at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta, N.Y., sparking concerns that her ailment may be a serious concern, given the lengthy advance notice.

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Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift Blasts John Mayer for ‘Presumptuous’ Comments About ‘Dear John’

Taylor Swift is not one to kiss and tell -- something John Mayer now knows all too well following the 'Begin Again' singer's recent interview with Glamour Magazine. The country superstar put her former flame on blast after being confronted with Mayer's allegations of 'cheap songwriting' and humiliation tactics regarding her song 'Dear John.'

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George Strait
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George Strait Admits Decision to Retire From Touring ‘Hasn’t Been Easy’

It's been a trying week for country music fans since George Strait announced the Cowboy Rides Away Tour will be his last, but the singer has gone on the record to disprove any notion that he may be retiring from country music completely once he finishes up his road obligations in 2014. He says the choice to retire from the road wasn't easy.

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Miranda Lambert
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Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan + More Announced as 2012 CMA Awards Performers

Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band have all been added to the list of country music superstars confirmed to perform during the 2012 CMA Awards telecast, which will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 1.

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Little Big Town
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Little Big Town’s ‘Tornado’ Sweeps Onto ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ Set

A 'Tornado' was unleashed on the 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' set Wednesday night (Sept. 26), as Little Big Town performed the title track of their latest studio album for the very first time on television during the popular late night talk show.

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Reba
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Reba McEntire Won’t Return to Host ACM Awards in 2013

Reba McEntire has hosted the ACM Awards more than a dozen times since first emceeing the annual event in 1999, but the music legend admits she has no plans to return for the 2013 ceremony. Instead, the Oklahoma native has found a suitable replacement in a fellow Okie and country music superstar -- her standing co-host Blake Shelton.

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Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood’s ‘Behind the Music’ Episode to Air September 30

Last summer Carrie Underwood fans found out the singer would be featured in an upcoming episode of VH1's 'Behind the Music.' Now the Oklahoma native's small-screen documentary from college co-ed to global country music superstar has an air date. Underwood's episode on the long-running television series is set to debut on Sept. 30 at 9 PM ET on Vh1.

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Blake Shelton
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Team Blake Welcomes Suzanna Choffel After Soulful Cover of ‘Landslide’ on ‘The Voice’

Blake Shelton was the second judge to turn around after Suzanna Choffel's stellar performance of 'Landslide' on last night's (Sept. 24) episode of 'The Voice,' but the country crooner snagged the 32-year-old hopeful from friend and fellow celebrity mentor Adam Levine. He now has 12 of his 16 singers for the third season of the wildly popular reality show.

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Volkswagen
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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Bulldog Commercial – What’s the Song?

At one time or another, every dog owner has had to deal with their canine's bizarre appetite -- whether it's a favorite pair of shoes, the television remote control or even a set of car keys being eaten. In a hysterical new 2013 Volkswagen Jetta commercial promoting their effortless key-less ignition system, the car maker capitalizes on this furry friend faux pas, using Johnny Cash's 'Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog' as the soundtrack to the humorous promo spot.

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