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The Cor[e]ys of Christian Music
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NRT LISTS, The Cor[e]ys of Christian Music
Posted: February 02, 2018 | By: MarcusHathcock_NRT
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Early this year, there was one release week when there wasn't just one, but TWO people with the same name who released an album. Not just an album, a worship album. Corey Voss released Songs of Heaven and Earth, and Cory Asbury released Reckless Love

And that got me thinking... is Corey/Cory a special name when it comes to Christian music? Turns out, the name transcends time, space and genre! Take a look at these Christian music Coreys and get to know them!
 

Name: Corey Voss
Genre: Worship
Latest Album: Songs of Heaven and Earth (2018)
Hit Song: "As It Is In Heaven" is his most current hit, although...
Claim to Fame: He's written a ton of songs you already know in the Christian music world, including Selah's mega-hit, "I Got Saved."  
Fun Fact: He studied Church Ministries at Southeastern University (SEU), a Florida-based school that is releasing plenty of its own worship music. 
 

Name: Cory Asbury
Genre: Worship
Latest Album: Reckless Love (2018)
Hit Song: "Reckless Love" is blowing up in churches across the world. 
Claim to Fame: He has been a worship leader at two very prominent worship movements in the U.S.: The International House of Prayer in Kansas City, and Bethel Church in Redding, Calif. 
Fun Fact: A year ago, Cory took a position as Worship Pastor at Radiant Church in Kalamazoo, Mich. He has three children named Gabriel, Lily and River. 
 

Name: Corey Crowder
Genre: Country
Latest Album: We Go Back - Acoustic EP (2011)
Hit Song: His No. 1 song on Spotify is "Leaving You"
Claim to Fame: He's had songs appear in a number of television shows on MTV, plus the shows One Tree Hill and The Biggest Loser, among others.  
Fun Fact: Corey doesn't perform much anymore--he hasn't talked about a gig on social media since 2013--but spends a lot of time behind the scenes as a songwriter and producer. 
 

Name: Corey Paul
Genre: Hip-hop
Latest Album: Untold Story: Trill Young King (2017)
Hit Song: Latest single "Pipe Dreams" is making some noise in the CHH world. 
Claim to Fame: A year before signing to Collision Records (he's indie now), Corey was chosen as one of Rapzilla.com's Freshmen. 
Fun Fact: Corey Paul was a professional firefighter in the Houston area until recently, when he decided to go full-time with his music.
 

Name: Corey Wise
Genre: Hip-hop
Latest Album: Infinity Vibes EP (2018)
Hit Song: "Blessings Be" (feat. Lawren) 
Claim to Fame: He has hits with fellow indie CHH powerhouses Lawren and Jerry Manna. 
Fun Fact: He's the youth leader for EPIC Youth at LifePoint Church in Waldorf, Md.
 

Name: Korey Cooper (Skillet)
Genre: Rock/Alternative
Latest Album: Unleashed Beyond (2017)
Hit Song: Hard to pick just one, but right now? "Feel Invincible"
Claim to Fame: Being the keys/synth/rhythm guitar player of Skillet. 
Fun Fact: She joined Skillet in 1999, but before that, she was part of a band called Alkeme with Lori Peters (former drummer of Skillet) and others from her church. 



Name: Apple Core.
Claim to Fame: Delicious. 
 

Marcus Hathcock is the Executive Editor of NewReleaseToday.com, a husband to Savannah, father of three and a worship leader living in Boise. He has released an EP, Songs For Tomorrow, and occasionally blogs at mheternal.com.

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