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.
Brad Paisley Shares What He Did During the Super Bowl Blackout
All of America was on the edge of their seat last night during the Super Bowl power outage -- well, everyone except Brad Paisley. The country superstar used the unexpected game delay to geek out and head to the movie theater to catch up on one of his sci-fi favorites.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Video Inspired by Stephen King
Avid readers of Stephen King's thriller novels may find the plot twist of Carrie Underwood's 'Two Black Cadillacs' strikingly familiar. The country music superstar used the famous novelist's classic 'Christine' as muse for her eery new video, which is being praised…
Taylor Swift’s ‘Trouble’ Gets Facelift From Selena Gomez, ‘Modern Family’ Star + British S…
Taylor Swift is No. 1 on the pop airplay charts this week with 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' so it was the perfect time for a few notable faces to share their renditions of what looks to become one of the music superstar's signature tunes.
Scarletta Help Jake Owen Celebrate Fatherhood With Hilarious Song Mashup
We have a feeling Jake Owen is doing fantastic as a first-time father, but should the country superstar need a shot of inspiration, he needn't look any further than this hilarious YouTube video.
Scotty McCreery Is One of the Most Famous College Kids Right Now
Scotty McCreery is one of the brightest new stars in country music, but it's the 'Water Tower Town' singer's academic work that is bringing him some well-deserved attention these days.
Casey James Samples Seven Songs From Forthcoming New Album Live
Fans present at the Casey James concert at the Grizzly Rose in Denver, Colo. last weekend were treated to a healthy dose of new material from the 'Cryin' on a Suitcase' newcomer.
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.
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.
Johnny Cash, ‘I Have the Wine’? Contestant Strikes Out in Epic ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Fail
Apparently not everyone is well-versed in Johnny Cash's iconic country music repertoire, a sad truth made obvious by a contestant on Thursday night's (Jan. 10) episode of 'Wheel of Fortune.'
The Band Perry Set to Release Sophomore Album on April 2
The Band Perry have yet to reveal the title of their sophomore project, but the highly-anticipated album -- which features the band's current Top 10 single, 'Better Dig Two' -- has been given an April 2 release date.
Blake Shelton’s 2013 ACMs Co-Host to Be Revealed With Help From Fans
Blake Shelton is looking for some help from country music fans to reveal his co-host for the 2013 ACM Awards ceremony.