Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. Now, just a few years later, the talented singer/songwriter
Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. Now, just a few years later, the talented singer/songwriter has album sales approaching three million; earned both Platinum and Gold certifications; debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart; achieved one Gold and two Top Ten hits; won ACM, BMI and CMT Awards; and authored his first book.
After winning Season Ten of American Idol in 2011, McCreery made history when he became the youngest mail artist of any genre, and the first country music artist ever, to have his debut album enter No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Clear as Day was certified Platinum for sales of one million units in just 13 weeks and became the best-selling sol0 album released by a country artist in 2011. The singles “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble with Girls” were also certified Platinum. He won the New Country Artist of the Year award at both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards and the American Country Awards, and also received the CMT Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year for “The Trouble with Girls.”
A year later, Christmas with Scotty McCreery debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums chart and was quickly certified Gold. His next album, 2013’s See You Tonight, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, and “See You Tonight” and “Feelin’ It” both reached the Top 10 and were certified Platinum and Gold respectively. “See You Tonight” earned McCreery both his first BMI Award for writing one of the Top 50 Country songs of 2015. and his first Music Row No. 1 Challenge Coin for landing atop the Music Row Country Breakout Chart.
McCreery released his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream, on May 3, 2016. From growing up inspired by Elvis Presley, to trying out and ultimately winning American Idol, to launching his country music career, Scotty shares stories and snapshots from his life, as well as lessons learned, in what he calls a “travelouge – not an autobiography.”
In March 2018, McCreery released his third album, Seasons Change. He co-wrote all 11 songs on the album, working with some of the finest songwriters in Nashville to express a wide range of emotions and musical styles. The album’s lead single, “Five More Minutes,” was ranked No. 2 on the iTunes Country Singles Chart and No. 9 on the iTunes All-Genre Singles Chart on its first day of release. It debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Country Digital Sales Chart, McCreery’s highest ranking on that chart since his debut single in 2011. It later became his first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Country Airplay charts.
“This Is It” was released as the album’s second single in May 2018, and became his second No. 1 hit on the Country Airplay charts.
His current single, “In Between,” is available now.
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