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 Named One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30
Taylor Swift has landed on another annual countdown, earning a coveted spot on Forbes' 30 Under 30 feature as one of the most innovative, financially-friendly young musicians of 2012.
Blake Shelton Offers Bible-Inspired Music Video for ‘New Kid in Town’
Just in time for Christmas, Blake Shelton released the biblically-themed music video for 'New Kid In Town,' a track from his holiday album, 'Cheers, It's Christmas.'
Jason Aldean Reveals What He’s Looking Forward to Most This Christmas
As 2012 draws to an end, a very busy Jason Aldean has finally found time to reflect on a turbulent year. Despite his personal setbacks, the country superstar hopes to end his year on a personal high note -- spending the holidays with people who matter most to him.
Taylor Swift’s Cat Loves Hearing Her Songs on the Radio
It looks as though Taylor Swift's millions of adoring fans are not the only ... uh, music lovers to flock to the radio when they hear one of her songs blasting from their speakers. Swift's kitten, Meredith, also perks her furry little ears in excitement when she hears her mommy's tune…
Blake Shelton Told Kelly Clarkson’s Fiance to Get His Head Out of His Butt and Propose
Blake Shelton is an advocate for a life of marital bliss -- so much so that the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year gave his manager, Brandon Blackstock, a persuading pep talk just before the music row executive popped the question to his now fiance, Kelly Clarkson.
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.
Tim McGraw Has ‘One of Those Nights’ in New Music Video
Tim McGraw has released the new music video for 'One of Those Nights,' the second radio single from his forthcoming Big Machine debut album, 'Two Lanes of Freedom.'
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.
Keith Urban’s ‘For You’ Earns Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nomination
Keith Urban is up for a 2013 Critics' Choice Movie award, landing the nomination for 'For You,' his Top 10 single that appears on the 'Act of Valor' soundtrack.
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.