Corey Kent Gets Real With Personal New Track, “Man Of The House”

“‘Man of the House’ is the most therapeutic and heartfelt song of my career,” shared Kent.

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Ally Roden

Ally Roden graduated from Belmont University where she studied Corporate Communications and Music Business. After numerous internships within public relations and music business, including her time at Red Light Management and PLA Media, Roden began her work in digital media while freelancing on the side. In addition to writing for Music Mayhem, she has her work published in a variety of online and print publications. In her free time when she’s not working or interviewing Nashville’s rising artists for her personal music-focused podcast, Roden enjoys hanging out with her mini-aussie doodle Ollie and reading a good thriller.

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Posted on February 3, 2023

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Corey Kent; Photo Courtesy of Matthew Berinato

Country singer/songwriter Corey Kent delivers a deeply personal, heartfelt track with new single, “Man Of The House.”

Co-written by the RCA Nashville/Sony Music Nashville signee with Austin Goodloe, Joybeth Taylor and Lydia Vaughan and produced by Jay Joyce, the autobiographical song reveals a very vulnerable side of Kent.

“Be strong when you ain’t/ And hold on when you can’t/ She won’t tell you but, she needs you/ And you can’t let her down/ So, hide those shakin’ hands/ Be a rock when you feel like sand/ It turns out, all I was back then is all that I am now/ Just a boy trying to be the man of the house,” sings Kent in the raw lyrics.

After an overwhelmingly positive response from fans when he teased the track on social media, Corey released a special acoustic performance last month.

Watch the country riser’s acoustic performance of “Man Of The House” below.

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“‘Man of the House’ is the most therapeutic and heartfelt song of my career,” shared Kent. “I had no idea that people would connect with it the way they have already. The thousands of people sharing their stories in the comment section of the teasers have blown my mind.  It’s just a kid talking about his real life and other people saying ‘that’s how I feel, too.’ That’s the power of music.”

Corey Kent’s newest track comes on the heels of his Grand Ole Opry debut earlier in January where he took the iconic stage to perform his wildly successful breakout single, “Wild As Her.” The free-spirited and lively song has accumulated more than 190 million on-demand streams and secured Kent’s first-ever entry onto Billboard’s Hot 100, the #15 spot on the Hot Country Songs Chart and continues to climb the Country Radio charts where it currently sits in the Top 20.

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Kent finished out 2022 strong with the release of his four-track EP, ’22 Tapes, as a thank you to the steadfast support he received from fans throughout the year.

“You guys changed our lives this year, so we thought to end the year the way we did last time…with new music between Christmas and New Years!” Corey captioned an Instagram post of the announcement.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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In addition to his EP, the singer shared two additional tracks last year: “Hood of That Car” and “How You Know You Made It.” Kent was awarded with the title of CMT Listen Up Artist for 2023, named a Pandora Artist to Watch and recently secured a nomination for an AIMP Nashville Country Award for AIMP Rising Artist-Writer of the Year.

After dedicating much of his time in 2022 to touring as he sold out venues throughout the country for headline shows, festivals and performances accompanying Bailey Zimmerman, Kent is set to hit the road once again on Parker McCollum’s Spring 2023 tour.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.coreykentofficial.com/#tour.

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Ally Roden graduated from Belmont University where she studied Corporate Communications and Music Business. After numerous internships within public relations and music business, including her time at Red Light Management and PLA Media, Roden began her work in digital media while freelancing on the side. In addition to writing for Music Mayhem, she has her work published in a variety of online and print publications. In her free time when she’s not working or interviewing Nashville’s rising artists for her personal music-focused podcast, Roden enjoys hanging out with her mini-aussie doodle Ollie and reading a good thriller.

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