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.
Meet Jimmy Smith From ‘American Idol’ Season 12
Nashville's own Jimmy Smith is rumored to be one of the hopefuls traveling to Hollywood for his big break in the upcoming Season 12 of 'American Idol,' which is set to debut on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Jerrod Niemann Hand-Delivers Private Concert to Lucky College Student
Last September, Jerrod Niemann urged fans to submit their information for his 'Rock Your Room' sweepstakes, which promised one lucky winner a bundle of the latest Sony electronics to help furnish a college dorm room or home bedroom in need of a hi-tech makeover. Chosen at random, Catherine WIllis of…
Shania Twain Centre May Close Shop
Shania Twain's Still the One Las Vegas concert extravaganza is off to a strong start, but the fate of the Shania Twain Centre, the tourist attraction located in the Canadian singer's hometown of Timmins, Ont., is uncertain.
Brad Paisley Signs on for President Obama’s Inaugural Celebration
Brad Paisley will soon travel to Washington D.C. to take part in the Presidential Inauguration events, which are scheduled to take place on Jan. 19 and 21.
Johnny Cash, ‘I Have the Wine’? Contestant Strikes Out in Epic ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Fail
Apparently not everyone is well-versed in Johnny Cash's iconic country music repertoire, a sad truth made obvious by a contestant on Thursday night's (Jan. 10) episode of 'Wheel of Fortune.'
The Band Perry Set to Release Sophomore Album on April 2
The Band Perry have yet to reveal the title of their sophomore project, but the highly-anticipated album -- which features the band's current Top 10 single, 'Better Dig Two' -- has been given an April 2 release date.
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.