Scotty McCreery won the hearts of ‘American Idol’ judges when he auditioned singing ‘Your Man’ by Josh Turner in Season 10. Fans quickly fell for the singer with the strong faith and no-frills, honest country sensibility. Prior to auditioning, he was a popular vocalist at church and choir groups in Garner, N.C. The youngest of two kids born to Mike and Judy McCreery, Scotty grew up with dreams of playing professional baseball. In high school, he was a pitcher known for his devastating curveball. Even after winning ‘Idol,’ he went back to school for his senior year and competed for the Trojans while promoting his debut album ‘Clear as Day.’ After graduating, he continued his education at N.C. State University.
Birthday: October 9, 1993
Top Songs: 'I Love You This Big,' 'See You Tonight'
Fun Fact: Scotty is related to MLB Hall of Famer Jim 'Catfish' Hunter.
The first country Young Bucks to battle for rights to Round 2 of March Man-Ness are known for their wholesome ways and boyish good lucks. It's the charming Scotty McCreery taking on newcomers Dan + Shay in this Round 1 matchup.
This final March Man-Ness quad features the newcomers. It's country's Young Bucks squaring off to decide who is worthy of making the Final Four. For these eight men, the journey to be named country music's sexiest begins right now.
The third time's another charm for Scotty McCreery! The singer has earned his third RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) Gold-certified record with 'See You Tonight,' his current Top 10 hit from the album of the same name.
Like any good college student, Scotty McCreery did his homework before ultimately deciding to stick with his gig at SeaWorld. Despite a whirlwind of controversy and protest in the wake of the 'Blackfish' documentary, the 'American Idol' winner insists "fans will have a a show!"
North Carolina State University student Scotty McCreery may be one of the most famous college kids around, but it doesn't mean his professors give him special treatment. The country chart-climber opens up about his grades, relationship with professors and what it's like to juggle school and stardom.
The performing arts can be incredibly healing, and the tiny town of Newtown, Ct. needs all the help it can get after the tragic events that took place over one year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which claimed 26 innocent lives.
Scotty McCreery has never been one to hide his religious beliefs, often speaking out about his faith and recording faith-based songs. The 20-year-old has used that faith to help him steer clear from temptations while being a country music star.
Many lucky children get gifts that make them overly excited around the holidays. New Barbies, new iPods, new bicycles ... there's always that one gift that makes a kid's Christmas that much more special. But what happened when one little girl got the gift of Scotty McCreery for Christmas?
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to Taste of Country
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tasteofcountry.com using your Facebook account.