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.
Gary Allan Sells Out Two Concerts at Nashville’s Historic Ryman Auditorium
Gary Allan is certainly at the top of his game. Following his career-high debut with his latest album, 'Set You Free,' the 'Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)' singer received word that his upcoming concerts at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium -- two of them -- sold out wit…
Scotty McCreery, the Band Perry to Help Announce 2013 ACM Awards Nominees
Scotty McCreery and the Band Perry will help announce the 2013 ACM Awards nominees on Feb. 13 with a little help from modern technology.
Blake Shelton Packs His Bags for ‘Malibu Country’
It turns out Blake Shelton is Reba McEntire's brother! Well... maybe not in real life. But the current CMA Entertainer of the Year has officially signed on to appear in an upcoming episode of his fellow Okie's new hit comedy series, 'Malibu Country.'
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.
Scotty McCreery Covers Elvis Presley’s ‘That’s All Right’ at the Grand Ole Opry
Scotty McCreery took a well-deserved study break over the weekend (Feb. 2) to grace the Grand Ole Opry stage, offering the crowd an electrifying performance of Elvis Presley's 1954 classic, 'That's All Right.'
George Jones Enlists Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson and More for Final Farewell Concert
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure…
‘American Idol’ Contestant Creates Elaborate Lie About His Military Past
'American Idol' hopeful Matt Farmer is facing a lot of heat following reports that the Tulsa, Okla. native lied about injuries sustained as a military servicemen in order to advance to further rounds on the popular reality competition.
Blake Shelton and Ray Price Meet
Any suspicions that country legend Ray Price still harbors resentment toward Blake Shelton can now be laid to rest. The two respected members of the country music community came face to face this week, which means there's now photographic proof that they have buried the hatchet.
Randy Travis Sentenced in DWI Case
Randy Travis has pleaded guilty to his misdemeanor DWI charge and will narrowly avoid jail time from his 2012 arrest, during which his blood alcohol content was recorded as nearly three times the legal limit.
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.