COREY LEE BARKER
Professional Nashville Songwriter
Corey Lee Barker (AKA Christmas Corey) has had over 1,000 songs cut by artists or placed in television shows since his 1998 arrival in Nashville. His music has been placed on ABC, Hallmark, Cinemax, Netflix, Entertainment Tonight, Animal Planet, Hulu, WB Network, CW Network, MLB Tonight, Amazing Race, Smallville, The Messengers, Hope for Christmas, Last Chance Highway (Theme Song), FD TV, Tom’s Wild Life(Theme Song), Hoge Wild TV, Road to Christmas, Hashtag Blessed, TV Binge, and more.
Artists who have recorded Corey’s music include: William Shatner, Vince Gill, Tracy Lawrence, Darryl Worley, Jamie O'Neal, TG Sheppard, Neal McCoy, Claudette King (BB King’s daughter), Cledus T Judd, Buddy Jewell, Home Free, Daryl Singletary, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Bill Anderson, Jeff Bates, Johnny Lee, Pam Tillis, Jeff Carson, Jesse Keith Whitley, Jeff Cook (of Alabama), Jason Jones (Warner Brothers), Rhonda Vincent, Jeannie Seely, The Jordanaires, Lucas Hoge, and more.
Corey's songs have been featured on Grammy winning albums and #1 Billboard albums collectively in Country, Bluegrass and Polka.
Corey has received nominations or wins for Song of the Year and Songwriter of the Year multiple times by the ICMA, The Josie Music Awards, The Tennessee Songwriters Association International, Texas Country Music Association, The World Songwriter Awards, GMA, KCMA and the NACMAI.
Be sure to check out Corey’s three books: