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…
Jana Kramer Recounts Sweet Engagement Story
Hopeful romantics would be hard pressed to find an engagement story as perfect and picturesque as Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert's sentimental tale.
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.
George Jones Enlists Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson + 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…
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.'
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.
Taylor Swift Declines Inclusion on Spotify
Popular music streaming platform Spotify is the most recent addition to Billboard's methodology in determining their all-encompassing Hot 100 chart, but that hasn't enticed Taylor Swift from allowing her platinum-selling 'Red' album from being streamed on the platform in its enti…
Little Big Town Schedule Free Concert to Benefit the Dogwood Project
Little Big Town will perform a free concert at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. on Feb. 6 to benefit the Dogwood Project, a non-profit organization created by the group's Kimberly Schlapman and her husband, Stephen, following the tragic death of Stephen&ap…
Kelly Clarkson Planning Fall Wedding, Eyeing ‘Wedding Singer’ Blake Shelton
Kelly Clarkson had been rather quiet about her pending nuptials, but the 'Don't Rush' singer is now opening up about the ceremony -- which will likely take place toward the end of 2013.
Kenny Chesney Ready to Fly His ‘Pirate Flag’ With New Single Next Week
Kenny Chesney will wave his 'Pirate Flag' proudly next week as he releases the first single from his upcoming studio album to all digital outlets on Jan. 31.
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.