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.
Kelly Clarkson Embraces Her Southern Roots on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’
Kelly Clarkson is the latest music star to track her family heritage on an upcoming episode popular 'Who Do You Think You Are?' reality documentary series, which is in its fourth season of production.
Vince Gill Declares His Greatest Support for Unfairly Treated Taylor Swift
Criticism is often a precursor to superstar fame, a reality that Vince Gill probably understands all too well. The 'Threaten Me With Heaven' singer says he thinks Taylor Swift has endured unfair criticism and has gone on the record to defend his fellow country music superstar.
Kelly Clarkson Reveals Whether She’s Ever Lip-Synced
Kelly Clarkson delivered a stellar live performance of 'My Country 'Tis of Thee' at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration, despite sub-freezing temperatures and intense media scrutiny. But has the former 'American Idol' winner ever lip-synced in a pinch?
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’s Grammys Bracelet Was Made by a Young Cancer Patient
Taylor Swift looked gorgeous on the red carpet of the 2013 Grammy Awards earlier this month, thanks in part to a beautiful bracelet designed by a young cancer patient.
The Grand Ole Opry Files Lawsuit Regarding 2010 Flood Damage
The company that owns the Grand Ole Opry has filed a lawsuit against Army Corps of Engineers, citing negligence in water level control as a core contributing factor behind the 2010 flood that damaged the historic country music venue, the neighboring Gaylord Opryland Hotel and countless homes in the …
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.
Scotty McCreery Previews Another New Song in ‘Rock This Night’
Scotty McCreery continues to preview tracks from his upcoming sophomore project with 'Rock This Night,' yet another new song he's been sampling in his live performances lately, much to the delight of McCreerians everywhere.
Terri Clark Releases ‘Classics’ Collection With Help from Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley + …
Terri Clark has released her new studio album, 'Classics' -- a collection of 11 tunes from previous generations that have guided the evolution of the country genre.