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.
Brantley Gilbert Already Has at Least Nine Songs for New Album
Brantley Gilbert started his new project with an astonishing 250 songs in consideration. However, the singer says that he has nearly completed his third album, with nine strong contenders already chosen for the follow-up to his 2012 gold-selling disc, 'Halfway to Heaven.'
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.
Lady Antebellum Tease New Single, Mourn Loss of Aunt B in First 2013 Webisode
2013 has been year of new beginnings -- and sad endings -- for Lady Antebellum. The Grammy Award-winning trio used their first Webisode Wednesday feature of the new year to discuss the latest happenings in the life of one of country music's leading bands.
Willie Nelson Sets Release Date for New ‘Let’s Face the Music and Dance’ Album
Willie Nelson is almost 80, but the country superstar will stay as relevant as ever with the release of 'Let's Face the Music and Dance,' a collection of one of the prolific entertainer's favorites. The project will include classics from a wide range of genres, including son…
Mindy McCready’s Boyfriend’s Cause of Death Ruled Suicide
More details surrounding the untimely death of Mindy McCready's boyfriend, David Wilson, have been released, including new information that the recording producer died in an apparent suicide.
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.
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…