#398 - Corey Kent on Celebrating His First No. 1 ‘Wild As Her’ and How Morgan Wallen Wrote It and Sang the Demo + How He Ended Up on Stage with Willie Nelson at 16 Years Old + Recording His Hit Song While Working At a Pavement Company in Texas
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Fresh off the heels of his first number one song, "Wild As Her," rising country star, Corey Kent (@CoreyKent), talks to Bobby about his winding road to success in the music industry. When the pandemic started and live music stopped, Corey started working at a pavement company to make money and support his wife and kids. During that time, he got sent a demo of a song Morgan Wallen wrote, which he recorded while still working at the paving company until it went viral. He shares his journey from moving to Nashville at 17, getting dropped from his publishing deal, moving back home in Texas to landing a record deal. Corey also recalls the time he ended up on stage with Willie Nelson when he was 16 and what Willie gave him. He also shares how much his life has changed in the last year, the process of making his new album, how he's preparing to go on tour with Jason Aldean this summer, and more!
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