Cory will be releasing his third radio single, “Daddy Was Saturday Night” (written by Ken Flaherty and Tyler Whelan, produced by Jason Barry) on June 20th with a digital release date of May 24. This rockin’ country tune will be a surefire way to celebrate summer and have every night feel like “Saturday Night”.
Cory’s modern, yet traditional sound brings the best of 90s country to the 2020s – think Tim McGraw meets Luke Combs. After winning the 2018 CCMA National Spotlight Contest, he earned several awards and nominations for his debut album, including 2020 Music PEI Entertainer of the Year. Down home charm meets saloon party when Cory is on stage, whether it be solo or with his rockin’ band, The Red Dirt Posse.
His 2020 single release, “Easily Addicted”, garnered the country singer 2021 Music PEI’s FACTOR Song of the Year nomination. Other accolades include Music PEI Entertainer of the Year (2022, nominee and 2020, winner); Digital Achievement of the Year (2021, nominee); New Artist of the Year (2020, winner); ECMA Country Recording of the Year (2020, nominee); CCMA National Spotlight Performance Contest (2018, winner).
Cory was a finalist in the Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC) Music Searchlight 2020 contest. His self-penned song, “Where You Come From” earned him Top 10 overall and Top 3 greatest number of votes. Of 1,100 entries, he was one of two contestants to make Top 50 for votes received and Top 50 Producer Pick.
Cory loves being on the road and after two successful international tours in 2019 with dates in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Washington, and Oregon, he’s looking forward to touring in Ontario and BC summer and fall 2022.
His country roots run deep, being raised on the outlaw sounds of Waylon Jennings, George Jones, and Merle Haggard. He is just as passionate about the genre to this day. Cory’s currently working with renowned producer Jason Barry on his sophomore album.
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