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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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Lady Antebellum Feud With Charles Kelley’s ‘Estranged Aunt’ in Hilarious New Webisode

The holiday season is all about spending time with family -- unless you're Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley. This week, the 'Wanted You More' frontman used the band's popular Webisode Wednesday feature to shed light on the ongoing feud between the band and Kelley's estranged family member, "Lady Aunt B."

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Category: Country Music News
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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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Miranda Lambert
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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Respond to Pregnancy Rumors

As is the case with any celebrity A-List couple, a pregnancy rumor is bound spread like wildfire every now and then. Following a misleading cover story from Life & Style magazine, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton took to their official Twitter accounts to humorously dispel any notion they are expecting a baby anytime in the near future.

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Casey James
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Casey James Embraces Scruffy New Look for No Shave November Cause

Casey James remains steadfast in his No Shave November commitment. This month, he's been forgoing any his usual facial hair grooming habits in support of Locks of Love, an organization that makes wigs from the donated hair for cancer patients who have lost their hair following intensive chemotherapy. The country newcomer admits that the goodwill effort is one that hits particularly close to home.

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Category: Country Music News
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Taylor Swift Added to Growing List of American Music Awards Performers

Taylor Swift will perform during the upcoming 2012 American Music Awards ceremony, adding the primetime appearance to her already exhausting promotional blitz in support of her latest studio album, 'Red.' The 'Begin Again' singer is not the only country artist confirmed in the star-studded lineup -- Carrie Underwood will also be there.

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Trace Adkins Set to Perform During 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Trace Adkins will usher in the 2012 holiday season with an appearance at the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, one of the country's most-beloved festive traditions. The Louisiana native will join thousands of Americans as they line the streets of Manhattan on Nov. 22 to witness an incredible lineup of new balloons, floats and superstar musical acts.

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Category: Country Music News
Toby Keith, Luke Bryan
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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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