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.
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.
Jana Kramer Accepts a Marriage Proposal From Another Man
Jana Kramer is newly-engaged to Brantley Gilbert, but that didn't keep the 'Whiskey' singer from accepting another marriage proposal from someone else... for the sake of raising funds for St. Jude Children's Hospital, of course.
Tim McGraw Reveals His Valentine’s Day Gift Track Record
Even after 16 years of marriage, TIm McGraw still knows how to pamper Faith Hill when it comes to Valentine's Day. Well, most of the time.
Steve Martin Becomes a Dad at 67
Steve Martin has become a first-time dad at the age of 67... and is apparently wonderful at keeping a secret! The actor-turned-bluegrass-musician welcomed his first child in December 2012.
Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away Tour to Be Memorialized in Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Exhibit
Carrie Underwood's hugely-successful Blown Away Tour will be memorialized with a Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit entitled Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour, which will launch on June 5 and run live through Nov. 10, 2013.
Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons to Pay Tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys
Zac Brown and Mumford & Sons are part of a star-studded group of musicians set to pay tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys ceremony this weekend.
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.
Blake Shelton to Debut ‘Sure Be Cool If You Did’ Video, New Album Details on ‘Today’
Blake Shelton has chosen 'The Today Show' as the platform for the world premiere of the music video for his current chart-climber, 'Sure Be Cool if You Did,' the first release from his upcoming studio album.
Eric Church Announces Release Date for First Live Album, ‘Caught in the Act’
Eric Church has been 'Caught in the Act' of releasing his first-ever live collection, due out April 9.
Grammy Awards Set Dress Code to (Hopefully) Avoid Wardrobe Malfunctions
Listen up, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert! The Grammy Awards have issued a strict dress code that is expected to be adhered to during Sunday's live telecast.
Stealing Angels’ Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Wayne Join ‘The Amazing Race’
Country fans will likely recognize a few faces on the upcoming season of 'The Amazing Race.' Former Stealing Angels bandmates Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Wayne have joined the cast of the popular reality show, which is celebrating an impressive 22 seasons on the air.
George Strait Reflects on Humble Beginnings as a Musician
As George Strait bids farewell to life on the road as one of country music's most in-demand touring act, the country legend reflects back on his early days as a young musician trying to find his voice.
Taylor Swift Releases ’22’ as Next Pop Single
Twenty-two is a great age, isn't it? Taylor Swift certainly thought so! So much so that the music megastar has decided to service her upbeat dance track '22' to pop radio as the third official release from her latest album, 'Red.'
2013 Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup Profile: Justin Moore
Justin Moore is one of more than a dozen country artists set to appear at the first-ever Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain, a three-day music and camping event in the Catskill Mountains of New York scheduled for June 13-15.
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 within minutes of going on sale.
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.