Biography Of Scotty McCreery American country singer + Photo’s

Scotty McCreery: American country singer who won the tenth season of American Idol. He is known for such hits as “Five More Minutes,” “This is It,” and “See You Tonight.” His debut album Clear as Day debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200.

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Biography Of Scotty McCreery

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Biography Of Scotty McCreery

Scott Cooke McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country singer. He rose to fame after winning the tenth season of American Idol in May 2011.

His debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011 and was certified platinum in the United States. The album includes the top 20 country songs, “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls”. McCreery released a Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, in October 2012 and it has been certified gold. He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2013. Its title track became his first single to reach the top ten on Billboard’s Country charts. Setting a new record in July 2017 with his single “Five More Minutes”, McCreery became the only country music artist in Country Aircheck/Media base history to chart a song without the backing of a record label; it topped Billboard in February 2018. His fourth album, Seasons Change, was released in March 2018 and became McCreery’s fourth top 10 album in the United States. His fifth album, Same Truck, was released on September 17, 2021.

In 2024, McCreery received one of country music’s crowning achievements when he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He was inducted on April 20 by his childhood hero Josh Turner.

Biography Of Scotty McCreery
Biography Of Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery Career

McCreery released his coronation single “I Love You This Big” immediately after winning the tenth season of American Idol. The song entered the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number 32, becoming the highest debut for a debut single since the chart converted to BDS data the week of January 20, 1990. The song sold 171,404 units in its first week, and was certified gold on August 25, 2011. A music video for the song, shot on Angels Point near Dodger Stadium, was released on August 9, 2011.

He signed with Mercury Nashville, earning a contract that gave him over $250,000 in advances for recording the first album.

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Both McCreery and Lauren Alaina were invited to present at the CMT Music Awards on June 8, 2011, and they also both performed on the Grand Ole Opry on June 10. McCreery performed “I Love You This Big” and George Strait’s song “Check Yes or No.” Their trip to Nashville was also featured later in an ABC Special CMA Music Fest: Country’s Night to Rock where McCreery performed “Your Man” with Josh Turner at the CMA Music Festival.

McCreery toured with the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011, which began in West Valley City, Utah, on July 6, 2011, and ended in Manila, Philippines on September 21, 2011.

McCreery recorded Tim McGraw’s “Please Remember Me” and it was released on March 8, 2012. It was used as the exit song on the eleventh season of American Idol.

Honors and awards

In 2017 McCreery received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest civilian award given by the State of North Carolina. He received the award on stage at a performance at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. He was nominated for the award by outgoing governor Pat McCrory and conferred the award by his replacement Roy Cooper.

In 2024, McCreery was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, following an invitation by Garth Brooks in December 2023.

Scotty McCreery: Music awards

Music awards
YearAssociationCategory[citation needed]RecipientResult
2011Teen Choice Awards 2011Choice Music: Breakout ArtistScotty McCreeryNominated
American Country AwardsArtist of the Year: New ArtistScotty McCreeryWon
2012Academy of Country Music AwardsBest New ArtistScotty McCreery
Billboard Music AwardsTop New ArtistScotty McCreeryNominated
Top Country AlbumClear as Day
CMT Music AwardsUSA Breakthrough Video of the Year“The Trouble with Girls”Won
MusicRow AwardsBreakthrough ArtistScotty McCreeryNominated
Teen Choice Awards 2012Choice Male Country ArtistScotty McCreery
Choice TV: Male Reality Star (American Idol)Scotty McCreery
2013American Country AwardsArtist of the Year: Breakthrough ArtistScotty McCreeryWon
2015BMI Country AwardsTop 50 Songs“See You Tonight”Won
2018BMI Country AwardsTop 50 Songs“Five More Minutes”Won
2019BMI Country AwardsTop 50 Songs“This Is It”Won
2023CMT Music AwardsCMT Digital-First Performance of the Year“Damn Strait” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)Nominated

Scotty McCreery Photo’s

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Scotty McCreery and his Wife

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