Corey performed in the fourth group. He sang "Foolish Heart" by Steve Perry. He received enough votes to send him to the Top 12 along with Joshua Gracin.
During the first week, Corey sang "This Old Heart of Mine" by The Isley Brothers. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.
Corey sang "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" by Phil Collins. He was put in the Bottom 2 for that week.
Corey sang "Drift Away" by Dobie Gray. He garnered enough votes to be considered "safe" that week.
He was disqualified from the competition due to an undisclosed arrest record.