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.
RaeLynn, ‘Boyfriend’ – Lyrics Uncovered
A gritty southern drawl shows signs of a vocalist seasoned with a lifetime of experience, but RaeLynn's 'Boyfriend' lyrics, which she co-penned, are the words of an 18-year-old singer who is still just a girl dodging the frustrations of young love.
Zac Brown Band Hoping to Expand Audience With More Overseas Shows in 2013
With nine No. 1 singles and more than eight million singles and albums sold, the Zac Brown Band have conquered the country music market at a rapid pace since first debuting in 2008. How do the 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' hitmakers hope to elevate their red-hot careers leading into 2013? Global d…
Eli Young Band’s Jon Jones Welcomes Baby
Congratulations are in order for Eli Young Band's Jon Jones, who welcomed his first child -- a boy named Hudson Lennon Jones -- on Dec. 31 just outside of Fort Worth, Texas.
Kenny Chesney Spotted With Mystery Lady Friend in Hawaii
Kenny Chesney may be one to keep his personal life under wraps, but that doesn't stop country fans -- and the media -- from speculating about the superstar's love life. The 'El Cerrito Place' singer was spotted in Hawaii over the holiday with a beautiful brunette, prompting rumor…
Carrie Underwood Doesn’t Like to Label Herself – Or Her Music
When it comes to the ongoing country vs. pop debate, Carrie Underwood says that she doesn't necessarily like to label herself, but chooses to remain loyal to the genre that launched her superstar career immediately after winning 'American Idol.'
Miranda Lambert Says Blake Shelton Is a Little Jealous of Her New Baby
No, Miranda Lambert is not pregnant -- but that doesn't necessarily mean that her hubby, Blake Shelton, isn't a bit jealous of the 'Fastest Girl in Town' singer's new 'baby.'
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.
Jake Owen Raises $125K for Children’s Charity Organizations
What better way for Jake Owen to wrap his first headlining tour than to raise $125,000 for a good cause? The country music superstar capped his 2012 CMT on Tour: The Summer Never Ends trek last week (Dec. 15) with a hometown concert in Vero Beach, Fla., raising a rather large chunk of change with th…
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.'
Blake Shelton Reacts to Grammy Nomination for ‘Over’
Blake Shelton's 'Red River Blue' album has spent a healthy 73 weeks at the upper-reaches of the Billboard Country Albums chart, but that doesn't mean the gold-selling record is finished garnering Grammy nominations for the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year.
Willie Nelson on Marijuana: ‘I Haven’t Seen Any Side Effects That Are Harmful to Me’
Willie Nelson is an avid supporter of the recreational use of marijuana -- so much so that the country icon titled his new autobiography, 'Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I'm Gone' after his favorite non-musical pastime.
Jason Aldean Admits That Marriage ‘Hasn’t Always Been Roses’
Jason Aldean and his wife, Jessica, are on the mend following a very public scandal, the couple tells 'CBS This Morning.'