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’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Lands on Time’s Top 10 Songs of 2…
Taylor Swift has managed to land on Time's all-encompassing Top 10 Songs of 2012 countdown with 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' -- and she's the only country artist to appear on the rather diverse collection of artists.
Scotty McCreery Balancing College Finals With Being a Country Star
Finals week is a challenging time for your average college student, but Scotty McCreery is far from your average university co-ed. North Carolina State University's most famous student recently took to his official Twitter account to effectively demonstrate the drastic difference in his double …
Miranda Lambert Set to Guest Judge on Upcoming Season of ‘Project Runway’
Miranda Lambert will parlay her finesse as a red carpet fashion maven into the role of a guest-starring celebrity stylist judge on an upcoming episode of 'Project Runway,' which is set to kick off its 11th season next month.
Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean Get Matching Tattoos
Those who sing together ... get inked together? Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean have placed their solidarity for the Buck Commander franchise on display, tattooing the company's logo on their biceps as a form of permanent endorsement.
Kelly Clarkson Engaged to Reba McEntire’s Stepson, Brandon Blackstock
After nearly a year of dating her talent manager boyfriend Brandon Blackstock, Kelly Clarkson is officially off the market! The 'Don't Rush' singer took to her Twitter account Saturday (Dec. 15) to share the good news of her engagement.
Thomas Rhett’s ‘Beer With Jesus’ Sparks Controversy, Singer Defends Intentions
When Thomas Rhett penned 'Beer With Jesus' nearly three years ago, the country newcomer most likely had no idea he was brewing what would become one of the most controversial songs released to country radio in 2012.
Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood Set to Headline London’s First-Ever Country to Country Music …
Country music is going international with the C2C: Country to Country, the first-ever two day country music extravaganza to be held at London's historic O2 Arena. Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood have been announced as the headlining acts for the superstar-heavy event, which is set to take place…
Jason Aldean Turned Down ‘Drunk on You’ by Luke Bryan
It's hard to imagine anyone but Luke Bryan making 'Drunk on You' one of country music's 2012 summertime smashes, but according to Jason Aldean, he had first dibs on the sexy mid-tempo track. Aldean ultimately turned down the tune because it didn't fit the sonic direction of …
Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson Expecting Baby Boy!
It's a boy for Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson, who is expecting his first child with his wife, Emily, next spring.
Hunter Hayes Joins Growing List of Grammy Nominations Concert Performers
Hunter Hayes has been added to the list of performers for this year's 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night,’ the televised music event that kicks off the Grammy Awards voting season.
Scotty McCreery’s Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show Raises $5K
Scotty McCreery raised $5,000 with his 'Beacon Theatre Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief' concert, which took place at the historic venue in New York City on November 23.
Jason Aldean Admits That Marriage ‘Hasn’t Always Been Roses’
Jason Aldean and his wife, Jessica, are on the mend following a very public scandal, the couple tells 'CBS This Morning.'