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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.
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Carrie Underwood Admits a Love of Country Music’s Big Hair Tradition

Carrie Underwood has evolved from fresh-faced college co-ed to country music fashion maven since first bursting on the scene after winning 'American Idol' in 2005. Even with the pressure of adapting to the current trends in fashion, the gorgeous superstar believes that there is one tradition that will never go out of style: big hair.

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Lee Brice Petitions for CMAs Votes With Hilarious Viral Campaign Videos

Has Lee Brice petitioned to include his name as a last minute addition to the upcoming Presidential election ballot? Well... not quite, but the 'Hard to Love' singer has released a series of hilarious campaign videos, which spoof typical political warfare tactics in an effort to sway voters of his own. The 'Hard to Love' singer is hoping that when deciding the fate of the New Artist trophy for the upcoming CMA Awards ceremony, industry reps will choose him.

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Carrie Underwood’s ‘Behind the Music’ Episode to Air September 30

Last summer Carrie Underwood fans found out the singer would be featured in an upcoming episode of VH1's 'Behind the Music.' Now the Oklahoma native's small-screen documentary from college co-ed to global country music superstar has an air date. Underwood's episode on the long-running television series is set to debut on Sept. 30 at 9 PM ET on Vh1.

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Blake Shelton Fed Up With Simon Cowell’s ‘Mouthing Off’ About ‘The Voice’

In what looks to be the celebrity feud of the month, 'The Voice' coach Blake Shelton and 'X Factor' creator and judge Simon Cowell have faced-off in a war of words, sharing their distaste for one another's prime time reality show. After it was revealed that the two titanic television season premieres would go head-to-head in ratings this evening (Sept. 12) on NBC and Fox, respectively, Cowell expressed his distaste -- and Shelton followed.

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Country Singer Gracia Harrison Becomes Cowboy Blake Shelton’s ‘Sweetheart’ in ‘The Voice’ Season 3 Premiere

With the handful of country artists that have emerged from reality television in recent years, there was bound to be a standout country music singer in the batch of hopefuls spotlighted on Monday's (Sept. 10) 'The Voice' Season 3 premiere. After a rather bold audition with her yodel-infused cover of Patsy Montana's 1935 country classic 'I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart,' Illinois native Gracia Harrison had the daunting challenge of choosing between Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine as her superstar coach.

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