RELEASES PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF NEW TRACK “MAN OF THE HOUSE”; OFFICIAL TRACK RELEASE FEBRUARY 3
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RIAA Gold Single “Wild As Her” Continues Its Rise With Over 184 Million Streams
(January 9, 2022 – Nashville, TN) – One of country music’s most exciting new acts and RCA Nashville/Sony Music Nashville signee, Corey Kent, announces that his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry will take place this Saturday, January 14th at the Ryman Auditorium. In anticipation for the release of his new track “Man of the House” due out February 3rd, Kent gives fans a sneak peek of the full track with a special acoustic performance of the track. Watch it here. Kent began teasing the track late last year across socials and has been viewed nearly 3 million times and over 30,000 shares across the platforms.
2022 was an incredible year for Kent. His explosive single, “Wild As Her,” captured the attention of audiences everywhere. The track has garnered over 184 million on-demand streams and is RIAA certified Gold. The free-spirited and high-energy track landed Kent his first-ever entry onto the Billboard Hot 100, reached #15 on the Hot Country Songs Chart and is currently inside the Top 20 at Country Radio. Watch the “Wild As Her” music video here. He also released two additional tracks “Hood of That Car” and “How You Know You Made It.”
Kent spent a large portion of 2022 on the road selling out venues across the country on his own headline dates, festivals and dates with Bailey Zimmerman. He will continue playing for fans all through 2023 first joining Parker McColllum on his Spring 2023 tour. For more information on the tour please visit: https://www.coreykentofficial.com/#tour.
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About Corey Kent:
Corey Kent finds himself musically at the intersection of rock infused country, heartland values, and red dirt grit. Still in his 20’s, he built the foundation of a fanbase, has been developing his show for 15 years, and is now positioned as one of country music’s next breakout artists nationwide. Drawing inspiration from The Eagles, Keith Richards, Turnpike Troubadours and more, Kent strives to build an undeniable stage presence and his bandana-wearing Rock ‘N’ Roll spirit comes to life on the stage.
In 2020, Corey released his From the West LP which garnered 3.5+ million aggregate streams and set the stage for his next chapter. His song “Gold” and fan favorite “Ain’t My Day has nearly 15 million streams combined. In December of 2021, Corey released his sophomore album, ’21, to an overwhelmingly positive reception and landed on multiple playlists across the streaming platforms with his single “There’s Always Next Year.” Both albums were released via Combustion Music. On March 4, 2022, Corey released his smash hit single “Wild As Her” and shortly after signed his deal with Sony Music Nashville and their RCA Nashville Imprint.
A road warrior, Corey has been seen out on the road performing over 100 shows a year in 2021 alone. Along with headlining his own shows and playing the top music festivals across the country, Corey has been the supporting act for artists including Parker McCollum, Cody Johnson, Chase Rice, Eli Young, Josh Abbott, Flatland Cavalry, and Kolby Cooper. Corey also has major success writing songs for others including Kolby Cooper, Brandon Jenkins, Clark Green’s #1 hit “Hit You Where It Hurts” and more under his publishing deal with Combustion Music.