Matthew John "Matt" Corby (born 7 November 1990, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian singer-songwriter, who was the runner-up to Natalie Gauci on the fifth season of Australian Idol in 2007.
Corby was 16 when he auditioned for Australian Idol, and placed as the runner-up to Natalie Gauci.
Corby signed with Scorpio Music Management in 2008 and under their guidance headed to London and New York late in 2008, where a series of gigs were played at iconic London venues including The Regal Room and The Bedford. He also sang at Hillsong Church London during his time in London.
On 5 June 2009 Matt's debut independent EP, Song For..., was released to ITunes with a limited number of physical copies also released to CD retailers in Australia on 19 June 2009. The 4 track EP received broad critical acclaim and featured the debut single, Letters.
Matt returned to London in July 2009 for three months. He played numerous gigs at a variety of London venues, and whilst in the U.K. wrote and recorded his next EP (also in the folk genre), due for release in April 2010. He was in the final 12 in the inaugural Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition in 2009.