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.
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…
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.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Trouble’ Gets Facelift From Selena Gomez, ‘Modern Family’ Star + British S…
Taylor Swift is No. 1 on the pop airplay charts this week with 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' so it was the perfect time for a few notable faces to share their renditions of what looks to become one of the music superstar's signature tunes.
Willie Nelson, Little Big Town Booked for Jazz Fest 2013 in New Orleans
Willie Nelson and Little Big Town will represent country music proudly at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a two-weekend event that celebrates Louisiana's musical culture with a diverse lineup of music's biggest names.
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.
Kenny Chesney Ready to Fly His ‘Pirate Flag’ With New Single Next Week
Kenny Chesney will wave his 'Pirate Flag' proudly next week as he releases the first single from his upcoming studio album to all digital outlets on Jan. 31.
Taylor Swift Connects With Cancer-Stricken Fan Over Lunch
Taylor Swift's weekend included a lunch date on Saturday (Jan. 19) with Kayla Kincannon, a 17-year-old fan who has been battling brain cancer for the last year.
Sheryl Crow Addresses Lance Armstrong’s Doping Confession
Sheryl Crow only caught "bits and pieces" of Lance Armstrong's shocking doping confession during last week's revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey, but says she saw enough to form an opinion about her former flame's illegal activities.
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 s…
Kellie Pickler to Host Third Annual Unleashed: Dinner With Your Dog Event
Kellie Pickler has signed on to host the Nashville Humane Society's third-annual Unleashed: Dinner With Your Dog, an event designed to help the Music City organization place homeless dogs in need of loving families.
Scarletta Help Jake Owen Celebrate Fatherhood With Hilarious Song Mashup
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.
Carrie Underwood Thinks Keith Urban Is the Perfect Fit for ‘American Idol’
Keith Urban is the perfect representative for country music on 'American Idol,' according to Carrie Underwood. Of course Underwood's opinion matters, since she is one of the most successful 'Idol' alums in the show's storied history.