It doesn't matter how hard Scotty McCreery's day is, his girlfriend won't hear about it.

The singer's longtime love is a nurse at a hospital in North Carolina, and by comparison his worst day looks pretty good to her. "Last time I saw her," he tells Taste of Country Nights, "I just about told her I was tired because I played a lot of golf the day before, but then I realized she just worked a 12-hour shift and was saving people’s lives."

Scotty and Gabi (pronounced "ga-BEE," he wants people to know) have been together for quite awhile, and while she was initially uncomfortable with the fame and media, the singer admits she's getting better at it. He'll even convince her to pose for a photo from time to time. And he introduces her to friends, like Luke Bryan.

"I’m introducing all my friends and … 'Hey, this is my girlfriend Gabi,'" McCreery says. "And he’s like, ‘Hey Debbie.'"

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Of course the "Five More Minutes" singer had to tease her for that. McCreery also tells ToC Nights that his new album is nearly done and that he's looking for a record label partner, but nothing is final yet. "Five More Minutes" was written after his grandfather died, and he admits the lyrics made his whole family very emotional.

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