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.
Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers + More to Set Sail for the First-Ever Country Music Cruise
Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers and a handful of country music's top stars have all signed on to perform on the inaugural Country Music Cruise, a country-themed ocean liner that will set sail through the Caribbean in early 2014.
Willie Nelson, Little Big Town Booked for Jazz Fest 2013 in New Orleans
Willie Nelson and Little Big Town will represent country music proudly at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a two-weekend event that celebrates Louisiana's musical culture with a diverse lineup of music's biggest names.
Lady Antebellum Owe Miranda Lambert One for New Single ‘Downtown’
Lady Antebellum aren't the only ones who had their eyes on the song 'Downtown,' their new single.
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.
Randy Travis Avoids Jail, Reaches Plea Deal in Assault Case
Randy Travis won't be spending any time behind bars, as long as he can adhere to the terms of his plea deal entered in regards to his misdemeanor assault case.
Sheryl Crow Addresses Lance Armstrong’s Doping Confession
Sheryl Crow only caught "bits and pieces" of Lance Armstrong's shocking doping confession during last week's revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey, but says she saw enough to form an opinion about her former flame's illegal activities.
Scarletta Help Jake Owen Celebrate Fatherhood With Hilarious Song Mashup
We have a feeling Jake Owen is doing fantastic as a first-time father, but should the country superstar need a shot of inspiration, he needn't look any further than this hilarious YouTube video.
Carrie Underwood Thinks Keith Urban Is the Perfect Fit for ‘American Idol’
Keith Urban is the perfect representative for country music on 'American Idol,' according to Carrie Underwood. Of course Underwood's opinion matters, since she is one of the most successful 'Idol' alums in the show's storied history.
George Saddles Up for the 2013 Leg of the Cowboy Rides Away Tour
George Strait is ready to kick off the first leg of his 2013 the Cowboy Rides Away Tour this week. The final tour will commence on Friday (Jan. 18) at the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
Mindy McCready’s Boyfriend’s Cause of Death Ruled Suicide
More details surrounding the untimely death of Mindy McCready's boyfriend, David Wilson, have been released, including new information that the recording producer died in an apparent suicide.
Jerrod Niemann Hand-Delivers Private Concert to Lucky College Student
Last September, Jerrod Niemann urged fans to submit their information for his 'Rock Your Room' sweepstakes, which promised one lucky winner a bundle of the latest Sony electronics to help furnish a college dorm room or home bedroom in need of a hi-tech makeover. Chosen at random, Catherine WIllis of Arizona State University was awarded the top prize, which also included a private, intimate perform
Brad Paisley Signs on for President Obama’s Inaugural Celebration
Brad Paisley will soon travel to Washington D.C. to take part in the Presidential Inauguration events, which are scheduled to take place on Jan. 19 and 21.