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.
Jake Owen Raises $125K for Children’s Charity Organizations
What better way for Jake Owen to wrap his first headlining tour than to raise $125,000 for a good cause? The country music superstar capped his 2012 CMT on Tour: The Summer Never Ends trek last week (Dec. 15) with a hometown concert in Vero Beach, Fla., raising a rather large chunk of change with th…
LeAnn Rimes Opens Up About ‘Borrowed’ in Candid ‘Tonight Show’ Interview
LeAnn Rimes stopped by the 'Tonight Show' this to debut 'Borrowed,' also giving show host Jay Leno a rather candid interview about penning the brazen lyrics of the first single from her forthcoming album, 'Spitfire.'
Miranda Lambert Set to Guest Judge on Upcoming Season of ‘Project Runway’
Miranda Lambert will parlay her finesse as a red carpet fashion maven into the role of a guest-starring celebrity stylist judge on an upcoming episode of 'Project Runway,' which is set to kick off its 11th season next month.
Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean Get Matching Tattoos
Those who sing together ... get inked together? Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean have placed their solidarity for the Buck Commander franchise on display, tattooing the company's logo on their biceps as a form of permanent endorsement.
Tim McGraw Has ‘One of Those Nights’ in New Music Video
Tim McGraw has released the new music video for 'One of Those Nights,' the second radio single from his forthcoming Big Machine debut album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom.'
Taylor Swift, Keith Urban React to Golden Globes Nominations
Country superstars Taylor Swift and Keith Urban are among the elite shortlist of musicians honored with Best Original Song nominations, going head-to-head with the likes of pop phenomenon Adele for the 2013 Golden Globe trophy.
Kelly Clarkson Engaged to Reba McEntire’s Stepson, Brandon Blackstock
After nearly a year of dating her talent manager boyfriend Brandon Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson is officially off the market! The 'Don't Rush' singer took to her Twitter account Saturday (Dec. 15) to share the good news of her engagement.
Jo Dee Messina Parts With Curb Records, Preps First New Release in Three Years
Jo Dee Messina and Curb Records have parted ways, according to the singer's official website. The 'Bye, Bye' singer's departure from the Nashville-based music label is the first step in what Messina hopes will be a brand new beginning in 2013.
Scotty McCreery Balancing College Finals With Being a Country Star
Finals week is a challenging time for your average college student, but Scotty McCreery is far from your average university co-ed. North Carolina State University's most famous student recently took to his official Twitter account to effectively demonstrate the drastic difference in his double …
Keith Urban’s ‘For You’ Earns Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nomination
Keith Urban is up for a 2013 Critics' Choice Movie award, landing the nomination for 'For You,' his Top 10 single that appears on the 'Act of Valor' soundtrack.
Kenny Chesney a Perfect Fit for Inaugural Tortuga Festival
Who better to headline a tropical music festival than Kenny Chesney? The seasoned beach bum has been tapped as the country closer for the first-ever Tortuga Music Festival, which is set to to place in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on April 13 and 14, 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.