Corey Smith (musician)

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Corey Smith
Corey Smith 2013.jpg
Smith performing at the House of Blues Sunset Strip in Hollywood in 2013
Background information
Born Jefferson, Georgia, United States
Genres Country, folk rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, guitarist
Years active 2003–present
Labels Undertone Records, Average Joes Entertainment, Sugar Hill Records

Corey Smith is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Background[edit]

Smith grew up in Jefferson, Georgia, near Athens. He attended the University of Georgia and majored in Social Studies education.[1] While in college, he wrote songs and performed locally. He took a job teaching at North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Georgia and taught geography, history, and guitar before deciding to pursue music full-time at the age of 28.[2][3]

Albums[edit]

From his first album Undertones in 2003, Smith self-produced nine albums through independent labels. In 2015 he released his tenth album, While the Getting' Is Good, produced by Keith Stegall on Sugar Hill Records[4][5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
US Country
[6]
US
[7]
US
Folk

[8]
US
Heat

[9]
US Indie
[10]
US
Rock

[11]
Undertones
In the Mood
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
The Good Life
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
Hard-Headed Fool
  • Release date: September 25, 2007
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
Keeping Up with the Joneses
  • Release date: November 27, 2009
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
9 26
The Broken Record 17 114 6 2 20 30
Live in Chattanooga
  • Release date: October 22, 2012
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
14 22
Maysville in the Meantime
  • Release date: December 2, 2014
  • Label: Undertone Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
37 16 5 39
While the Gettin' Is Good[12] 23 7 5
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
[13]
2011 "Twenty-One"[14] 50 The Broken Record
"Maybe Next Year"[15]
2015 "Feet Wet"[12] While the Gettin' Is Good
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2011 "Twenty-One"[16] Potsy Ponciroli
"Drugs"[17]
"Maybe Next Year"[18] David Poag
2013 "Ain't Going Out Tonight"[19] Hodges Usry
2015 "Feet Wet"[20]
2016 "Blow Me Away"[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived October 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Corey Smith, the $4 million self-made musician, on what matters most". Daily Finance. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Corey Smith: Label the Singer a Success on His Own Terms". The Washington Post. 12 July 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.sugarhillrecords.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=85:corey-smith-releases-while-the-gettin-is-good-june-23rd-us-tour-planned-for-summer-2015&catid=10&Itemid=27
  5. ^ "CMT Artists: About Corey Smith". cmt.com. Viacom. Retrieved April 8, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - The Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Folk Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Heatseeker Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Top Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Vinson, Christina (April 24, 2015). "Exclusive: Corey Smith Announces 'Feet Wet' as New Single [LISTEN]". The Boot. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Corey Smith Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 11, 2014. 
  14. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Country". Radio & Records. Retrieved December 11, 2014. [permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "R&R :: Going For Adds :: Country". Radio & Records. Retrieved December 11, 2014. [permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Twenty-One". Country Music Television. Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  17. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Drugs". Country Music Television. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  18. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Maybe Next Year". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  19. ^ Wyland, Sarah (November 6, 2013). "Watch Corey Smith's "Ain't Going Out Tonight" Music Video". Great American Country. Retrieved November 8, 2013. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Feet Wet". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  21. ^ "CMT : Videos : Corey Smith : Blow Me Away". Country Music Television. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 

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