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 ‘Red’ Was the Only Triple Platinum Album of 2012
Taylor Swift was the only musician in any genre to earn a Triple Platinum certification in 2012, surpassing the massive milestone with her current studio album, 'Red.'
Dwight Yoakam Sells Out Second Ryman Show
Dwight Yoakam's two-night residency at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium is completely sold out. Tickets for the iconic singer's highly-anticipated return to the historic stage -- scheduled for April 12 and 13 -- sold out within 30 and 45 minutes of being on sale, respectively.
Carrie Underwood Goes Live With AXS TV for Televised Blown Away Concert Special
Carrie Underwood has partnered with AXS TV to present 'Carrie Underwood: Blown Away Tour Live 2013,' a March 3 televised presentation that will transport the hugely successful tour from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif...
Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood Get the Goat Treatment
Rural living is often a theme in country music videos, so it's rather reasonable to expect a farm animal to make a cameo in a clip from country music's biggest names. With that said, we don't think creative fan-made "goat versions" of 'I Knew You Were Trouble' and 'Blown Away' are what Tay…
George Strait Hopes to Go 60 for 60
Are you hoping 'Give It All We Got Tonight' becomes George Strait's next No. 1 single? Strait's team is giving fans the chance to help make the country music icon's current radio offering his 60th chart-topping classic -- just before the singer turns 61 years old on May 18.
Jerrod Niemann’s ‘Only God Could Love You More’ Video Portrays Absolute Love
Love is unconditional and can take many shapes and forms -- a universal idea used to weave three separate storylines together in Jerrod Niemann's new music video for his beautiful ballad, 'Only God Can Love You More.'
Keith Urban Announces Date, Lineup for 2013 We’re All for the Hall Benefit Concert
Keith Urban will momentarily step away from his 'American Idol' duties to host his fourth-annual We're All for the Hall benefit concert, scheduled for April 16 at Nashville's Bridgetone Arena.
Taylor Swift Sued for Ill-Fated Capital Hoedown Concert
Taylor Swift is being sued for not performing at last year's Canadian Capital Hoedown. The concert was canceled due to internal discord, but promoters think the country music superstar should have to share in the responsibility to refund music lovers who didn't get the chance to see Swift …
Brad Paisley Selling Vacation Home
Do you wish you could live a life of luxury just like Brad Paisley? Now is your chance! The 'Southern Comfort Zone' singer has placed his Pacific Palisades vacation home on the market, listing the Los Angeles compound at a cool $2.995 million.
Eric Church Announces Release Date for First Live Album, ‘Caught in the Act’
Eric Church has been 'Caught in the Act' of releasing his first-ever live collection, due out April 9.
Blake Shelton to Debut ‘Sure Be Cool If You Did’ Video, New Album Details on ‘Today’
Blake Shelton has chosen 'The Today Show' as the platform for the world premiere of the music video for his current chart-climber, 'Sure Be Cool if You Did,' the first release from his upcoming studio album.
Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons to Pay Tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys
Zac Brown and Mumford & Sons are part of a star-studded group of musicians set to pay tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys ceremony this weekend.