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Cory Stromblad

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.
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Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ Album Nears 3 Million Copies Sold

Taylor Swift's 'Red' album is fast approaching three million copies sold worldwide. While that's an impressive feat in its own right, the record-breaking sales numbers are even more extraordinary given that the album was just released one month ago.

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Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Starts New Thanksgiving Tradition as a Married Woman

With marriage comes new traditions -- something Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is learning this holiday season. This year marks the first time the 'Wanted You More' frontwoman will be away from the Scott clan, instead spending time with her new, extended family.

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Keith Urban, Vince Gill to Perform at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2013

Keith Urban and Vince Gill have signed on to appear at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, a music event that has become legendary for its stellar performances and iconic collaborations with some of the most talented guitarists in the entire music industry. The two-day music celebration is scheduled to take place on April 12-13, 2013 in New York City.

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Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood Insists Nashville Isn’t as Scandalous as the Show Lets On

'Nashville' has given some much-deserved press to Music City since its premiere earlier this year, but Carrie Underwood insists that the drama in the tension-filled plot lines of the new ABC series are not really an accurate representation of the country music industry.

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Rascal Flatts Poke Fun At Blake Shelton, Talk New DVD Package On ‘Chelsea Lately’

Did you know that the guys of Rascal Flatts are solely responsible for Blake Shelton's transformation from small town Oklahoma boy to one of country music's leading men? The Grammy Award-winning trio spilled all the juicy gossip about the current CMA Entertainer of the Year winner during a recent visit to the popular late-night talk show, 'Chelsea Lately.'

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Toby Keith, Luke Bryan + More Added to 2013 Houston Rodeo Lineup

Toby Keith and Luke Bryan have been announced as performers for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo annual event, joining fellow country superstar Jason Aldean. Pop superstar and 'X Factor' judge Demi Lovato is also booked as a big act at the much-anticipated rodeo.

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Toby Keith Says ‘Hell No’ to Attending the 2012 CMA Awards

Fans hoping to catch a performance by Toby Keith during the upcoming CMA Awards ceremony can think again. The often outspoken singer has given the long-standing country music establishment the proverbial middle finger, blatantly refusing to attend the event despite a nomination in the Music Video of the Year category for 'Red Solo Cup.'

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Kelly Clarkson Reflects on a Decade of Success With ‘Greatest Hits’ Album

Kelly Clarkson is celebrating the major milestone of 10 successful years as a recording artist with the release of 'Greatest Hits - Chapter 1,' the first hits compilation package from the very first winner of 'American Idol.' The album, which features the first radio single, 'Catch My Breath,' will be available in stores and at all digital retailers just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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Carrie Underwood
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Hayden Panettiere Admits Her ‘Nashville’ Character Was Inspired by the ‘Incredibly Interesting’ Carrie Underwood

'Nashville' star Hayden Panettiere has already dismissed rumors that her contentious character on the new ABC series is based on Taylor Swift, but the actress-turned-small-screen-singer has admitted that fellow blonde beauty Carrie Underwood served as muse for the fictional Juliette Barnes character. Well, at least one aspect of her.

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