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.
Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons to Pay Tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys
Zac Brown and Mumford & Sons are part of a star-studded group of musicians set to pay tribute to Levon Helm at the 2013 Grammys ceremony this weekend.
Gary Allan Sells Out Two Concerts at Nashville’s Historic Ryman Auditorium
Gary Allan is certainly at the top of his game. Following his career-high debut with his latest album, 'Set You Free,' the 'Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)' singer received word that his upcoming concerts at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium -- two of them -- sold out wit…
George Jones Enlists Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson + More for Final Farewell Concert
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure…
Scotty McCreery Covers Elvis Presley’s ‘That’s All Right’ at the Grand Ole Opry
Scotty McCreery took a well-deserved study break over the weekend (Feb. 2) to grace the Grand Ole Opry stage, offering the crowd an electrifying performance of Elvis Presley's 1954 classic, 'That's All Right.'
Blake Shelton and Ray Price Meet
Any suspicions that country legend Ray Price still harbors resentment toward Blake Shelton can now be laid to rest. The two respected members of the country music community came face to face this week, which means there's now photographic proof that they have buried the hatchet.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Creates Elaborate Lie About His Military Past
'American Idol' hopeful Matt Farmer is facing a lot of heat following reports that the Tulsa, Okla. native lied about injuries sustained as a military servicemen in order to advance to further rounds on the popular reality competition.
Randy Travis Sentenced in DWI Case
Randy Travis has pleaded guilty to his misdemeanor DWI charge and will narrowly avoid jail time from his 2012 arrest, during which his blood alcohol content was recorded as nearly three times the legal limit.
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Present at 2013 Grammys
The 2013 Grammy Awards will get a healthy dose of country music star power with the inclusion of Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as part of the ceremony's presenter lineup.
Kelly Clarkson Planning Fall Wedding, Eyeing ‘Wedding Singer’ Blake Shelton
Kelly Clarkson had been rather quiet about her pending nuptials, but the 'Don't Rush' singer is now opening up about the ceremony -- which will likely take place toward the end of 2013.
Willie Nelson, Little Big Town Booked for Jazz Fest 2013 in New Orleans
Willie Nelson and Little Big Town will represent country music proudly at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a two-weekend event that celebrates Louisiana's musical culture with a diverse lineup of music's biggest names.