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.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Creates Elaborate Lie About His Military Past
'American Idol' hopeful Matt Farmer is facing a lot of heat following reports that the Tulsa, Okla. native lied about injuries sustained as a military servicemen in order to advance to further rounds on the popular reality competition.
Blake Shelton and Ray Price Meet
Any suspicions that country legend Ray Price still harbors resentment toward Blake Shelton can now be laid to rest. The two respected members of the country music community came face to face this week, which means there's now photographic proof that they have buried the hatchet.
Keith Urban Seeking an ‘American Idol’ Contestant Who’s a Diamond in the Rough
What exactly is Keith Urban searching for as a judge during this season of 'American Idol'? Undeniable talent.
Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer Will Record Music Together… Eventually
Brantley Gilbert will say "I do" to more than walking down the aisle with his bride-to-be, Jana Kramer. The 'More Than Miles' singer says that he and Kramer will definitely collaborate together musically... in time.
Jewel Revisits ‘Foolish Games’ With Kelly Clarkson’s Help
Pop-turned-country singer Jewel is celebrating her nearly 20-year career in music with the release her first-ever 'Greatest Hits' package, available next week. The superstar offers the first preview of the new collection with a fresh version of her 1997 classic 'Foolish Games,' which has been revamped as a devastatingly beautiful duet with Kelly Clarkson.
Luke Bryan Is ‘Here to Party’ With 2013 Spring Break EP
Luke Bryan is bypassing the bleak weather blues with the release of his 'Spring Break... Here to Party' EP, which will hit store shelves and digital retailers on March 5.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Video Inspired by Stephen King
Avid readers of Stephen King's thriller novels may find the plot twist of Carrie Underwood's 'Two Black Cadillacs' strikingly familiar. The country music superstar used the famous novelist's classic 'Christine' as muse for her eery new video, which is being praised as her most visually stunning video to date.
Kelly Clarkson Planning Fall Wedding, Eyeing ‘Wedding Singer’ Blake Shelton
Kelly Clarkson had been rather quiet about her pending nuptials, but the 'Don't Rush' singer is now opening up about the ceremony -- which will likely take place toward the end of 2013.
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.
Miranda Lambert to Perform at the 2013 Grammys
Miranda Lambert used her appearance on 'The Talk' on Tuesday (Jan. 21) to announce that she will perform during the 2013 Grammy Awards ceremony.
Darius Rucker Inspired to Record ‘Wagon Wheel’ in Unlikely Place
Darius Rucker may not have had an instant connection with 'Wagon Wheel.' But the country music superstar recounts an unlikely event that helped rekindle him with the Old Crow Medicine Show classic -- enough so that he decided to release the track as the latest single from his forthcoming studio album, 'True Believers.'
Scarletta Help Jake Owen Celebrate Fatherhood With Hilarious Song Mashup
http://youtu.be/P-KaM8o31OM 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.