Cory Stewart (AWAL/Kobalt) has been described as a synth-pop artist with "smooth voice" (Billboard, 2020) that creates “fearless, unapologetic and relentlessly catchy” music (Canadian Beats, 2018). Cory has been a supporting act for a number of legendary artists including Boy George and Crystal Waters. Stewart’s debut album 'TOV' was released in January 2021, hitting #9 on the iTunes Pop Charts and receiving overwhelming praise from critics.
A Royal Conservatory of Music vocal program graduate, Stewart has been a songwriter and student of music since the age of seven, receiving accolades from numerous music festivals across Canada. Cory has also toured and performed in several countries around the world including Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and Austria.
An advocate for Queer Indie musicians, Cory is the host of the "Official Queerantine Aftershow with Cory Stewart", which accompanies the weekly TRL-style indie music showcase show Queerantine, airing Sundays at 4:30 p.m. EST. Cory also hosts the monthly online event "Queer Music Social", which gathers musicians from around the world, and pairs them with music experts for Q&A style panels.