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.
George Saddles Up for the 2013 Leg of the Cowboy Rides Away Tour
George Strait is ready to kick off the first leg of his 2013 the Cowboy Rides Away Tour this week. The final tour will commence on Friday (Jan. 18) at the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
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…
Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan + More Slated for CMA Fest 2013
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the first artists to be confirmed for the 2013 CMA Fest, which is set to invade the streets of downtown Nashville on June 6-9.
Carrie Underwood Expands on Acceptance of Gay Marriage in Allure Cover Issue
Carrie Underwood first turned heads with pro-gay marriage remarks last year, suffering a minor backlash from protestors who questioned the singer's devout Christian lifestyle. In her most recent cover interview for Allure magazine, the 'Two Black Cadillacs' singer revisits her previou…
Samuel L. Jackson Covers Taylor Swift’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’
Taylor Swift's 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' has gotten the cover treatment hundreds of times, but the forceful kiss-off tune has never sounded more seething than coming from the mouth of actor Samuel L. Jackson.
Tate Stevens of ‘X Factor’ Signs With Sony Nashville
'X Factor' winner Tate Stevens has signed an exclusive recording contract with Syco Music/RCA Records Nashville -- a deal reportedly worth $5 million.
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.
Jason Aldean Becomes the ‘Cool Dad,’ Joins Instagram
Jason Aldean is now a card-carrying member of the Instagram family, per request from his own daughters. The country music superstar shared the exciting news with his legions of loyal followers on Twitter.
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.