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.
Gretchen Wilson Prepping the Release of Two EPs in 2013
The wait is finally over for new Gretchen WIlson music! According to the 'Redneck Woman' singer, she is prepping the release of not one, but two new projects in 2013.
Thomas Rhett’s ‘Beer With Jesus’ Sparks Controversy, Singer Defends Intentions
When Thomas Rhett penned 'Beer With Jesus' nearly three years ago, the country newcomer most likely had no idea he was brewing what would become one of the most controversial songs released to country radio in 2012.
Jason Aldean Turned Down ‘Drunk on You’ by Luke Bryan
It's hard to imagine anyone but Luke Bryan making 'Drunk on You' one of country music's 2012 summertime smashes, but according to Jason Aldean, he had first dibs on the sexy mid-tempo track. Aldean ultimately turned down the tune because it didn't fit the sonic direction of …
Blake Shelton Reacts to Grammy Nomination for ‘Over’
Blake Shelton's 'Red River Blue' album has spent a healthy 73 weeks at the upper-reaches of the Billboard Country Albums chart, but that doesn't mean the gold-selling record is finished garnering Grammy nominations for the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year.
LeAnn Rimes Slammed on Twitter by Eddie Cibrian’s Ex-Wife, Brandi Glanville
While fans may appreciate LeAnn Rimes' frequent check-ins from her official Twitter account, the ex-wife of her husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, is less than amused by the 'Borrowed' singer's life updates.
Toby Keith Offers Another Tease of New ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Music Video
Toby Keith has offered up a second teaser for his upcoming 'Hope on the Rocks' music video -- a clip that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of those who can't resist a good old-fashioned sad country song.
Hunter Hayes Joins Growing List of Grammy Nominations Concert Performers
Hunter Hayes has been added to the list of performers for this year's 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night,’ the televised music event that kicks off the Grammy Awards voting season.
Pistol Annies Begin Work on Second Album
New music is on the way from Pistol Annies, according to the group's most recognizable member. Miranda Lambert took to her official Twitter account this week to share the news that the 'Takin' Pills' trio is back in the studio working on their sophomore album.
2013 Bayou Country Superfest Lineup Includes Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert + More
Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan lead a superstar-heavy roster for the 2013 Bayou Country Superfest, which will take place at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La. over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Tim McGraw Scheduled to Visit ‘The Journey’ on Thanksgiving Day
Tim McGraw is scheduled to stop by the set of the NFL talk show 'The Journey' tomorrow (Nov. 22), just before the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins will go head-to-head for one of the NFL's Thanksgiving Day football face-offs.
Keith Urban, Vince Gill to Perform at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2013
Keith Urban and Vince Gill have signed on to appear at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, a music event that has become legendary for its stellar performances and iconic collaborations with some of the most talented guitarists in the entire music industry. The two-day music celebration …
Jason Aldean Admits That Marriage ‘Hasn’t Always Been Roses’
Jason Aldean and his wife, Jessica, are on the mend following a very public scandal, the couple tells 'CBS This Morning.'