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.
Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes Earn Slots on 2013 Grammy Album
Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes are two country stars who have truly earned coveted slots on the upcoming '2013 Grammy Nominees' album, a 22-song collection that features the most critically-acclaimed songs of the year from some of music's biggest names.
Jana Kramer Confirms She and Brantley Gilbert Are Living Together
Jana Kramer has confirmed that she and Brantley Gilbert have taken their relationship to a new level -- living together.
RaeLynn, ‘Boyfriend’ – Lyrics Uncovered
A gritty southern drawl shows signs of a vocalist seasoned with a lifetime of experience, but RaeLynn's 'Boyfriend' lyrics, which she co-penned, are the words of an 18-year-old singer who is still just a girl dodging the frustrations of young love.
Scotty McCreery Resolves to Kick His Fast Food Habit in 2013
Scotty McCreery is a southern boy who loves down-home cookin', but with the new year in full swing, the 'Water Tower Town' singer reveals that cutting out quick junk food is at the top of his New Year's resolution list in 2013.
Zac Brown Band Hoping to Expand Audience With More Overseas Shows in 2013
With nine No. 1 singles and more than eight million singles and albums sold, the Zac Brown Band have conquered the country music market at a rapid pace since first debuting in 2008. How do the 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' hitmakers hope to elevate their red-hot careers leading into 2013? Global d…
Kelly Clarkson Is Learning to Be a Stepmom
Kelly Clarkson may have just gotten engaged last month, but the superstar singer is already learning the ropes of motherhood.
Julianne Hough Says Childhood Abuse ‘Sucked the Life Out’ of Her
Julianne Hough is on the mend following a shocking revelation that she was the victim of mental and physical abuse as a young girl. But the singer admits that even as an adult, the road to recovery is difficult for someone living with the memories of such destructive behavior.
Dwight Yoakam Performs ‘Heart Like Mine’ on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’
Dwight Yoakam stopped by 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' Wednesday night (Jan. 2) to perform 'Heart Like Mine,' the latest single from his critically-acclaimed 2012 studio album, '3 Pears.'
Blake Shelton’s 2013 ACMs Co-Host to Be Revealed With Help From Fans
Blake Shelton is looking for some help from country music fans to reveal his co-host for the 2013 ACM Awards ceremony.
Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones Welcomes Baby
Congratulations are in order for Eli Young Band's Jon Jones, who welcomed his first child -- a boy named Hudson Lennon Jones -- on Dec. 31 just outside of Fort Worth, Texas.
Did Chuck Wicks Get Engaged?
Chuck Wicks teased fans with a string of cryptic Twitter messages and photos over the New Year's holiday, leading many of his followers to believe that the 'Stealing Cinderella' singer is officially off the market.
Kenny Chesney Spotted With Mystery Lady Friend in Hawaii
Kenny Chesney may be one to keep his personal life under wraps, but that doesn't stop country fans -- and the media -- from speculating about the superstar's love life. The 'El Cerrito Place' singer was spotted in Hawaii over the holiday with a beautiful brunette, prompting rumor…