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.
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 + 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…
Kenny Chesney Lives ‘Life on a Rock’ With Upcoming Album Release
Kenny Chesney will explore the living conditions of 'Life on a Rock' with the upcoming release of his second album in less than a year. Anchored by the project's first radio offering, 'Pirate Flag,' the 10-track collection will hit store shelves and digital retailers on Apri…
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Present at 2013 Grammys
The 2013 Grammy Awards will get a healthy dose of country music star power with the inclusion of Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as part of the ceremony's presenter lineup.
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 Thought Whitney Houston’s Death Was Bad Omen for Her Relationship
Not many people can recall the exact day of their first date with their significant other, but Kelly Clarkson can. The 'Don't Rush' singer began dating her now-fiance, Brandon Blackstock, the same day as the untimely death of one of her musical idols -- a coincidence that worried the …
2013 Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup Profile: Joe Nichols
2013 is a fresh start for Joe Nichols, who announced his musical partnership with the newly-formed Red Bow Records late last year. The singer will return to the road in the new year to perform at the Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain, joining more than a dozen of his fellow country …