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.
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.
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles Breakup Song ‘I’m Alright’ Not a Taylor Swift Song at All
Taylor Swift may have returned to the recording studio last week following her rather public split from Harry Styles, but has a song penned for her former One Direction flame already leaked on the internet?
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.
Blake Shelton Says Usher Is His ‘Free Pass’ in Adam Levine Bromance…Whatever That Means
Blake Shelton and Adam Levine have become rather close since signing on as celebrity mentors on 'The Voice,' but will the two music superstar's bromantic relationship suffer with the inclusion of R&B singer Usher on the famous judge panel? According to a recent interview with …
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.
Country Newcomer Charlie Worsham Delivers Countrified ‘Gangnam Style’
There are thousands of cover videos inspired by PSY's cult classic 'Gangnam Style' floating around on YouTube, but none blend the quirky nature of the song with professional musicianship quite like 'Could It Be' singer Charlie Worsham does.