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Scotty McCreery

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The winner of American Idol’'s tenth season, country crooner Scotty McCreery began singing as a child in Garner, North Carolina. School performances eventually gave way to local competitions, and McCreery won a singing contest in the nearby town of Clayton before trying out for American Idol as a 16-year-old. Auditioning with Josh Turner's "Your Man," he made good use of his country twang and deep baritone vocals, prompting the judges to compare him to Randy Travis. McCreery passed the audition, became an audience favorite, and eventually won the competition in May 2011. Lauren Alaina, another teenage country singer and a close friend of McCreery's, took home the second place title. McCreery's coronation song was "I Love You This Big," a country ballad that sold nearly 175,000 copies during its first week of release. The song also cracked the country charts at number 32, making it the highest-charting debut single in country history, and helped stir up anticipation for his full-length album, which he recorded while preparing for American Idol’s summer tour. Clear as Day appeared in the fall of 2011 from Mercury Nashville, debuting at number one on the Billboard Top 200 the week of its release. It went on to be one of the better-selling latter-day Idol-related records, earning a platinum certification and producing another hit single in "The Trouble with Girls." The following year, McCreery released the seasonal Christmas with Scotty McCreery in time for the 2012 holiday season. In October 2013, he returned with his second official studio album, See You Tonight. Produced by veteran producer Frank Rogers, the album moved McCreery into bright contemporary country-pop. It was a commercial and critical success, debuting at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart and earning widespread acclaim, including McCreery's win of the Breakthrough Artist Award at the 2013 American Country Awards. In 2015 he issued a new single, "Southern Belle," and toured with Rascal Flatts. The year 2017 saw the release of the poignant "Five More Minutes," the first single from his third LP, Seasons Change. A trio of additional singles arrived in early 2018 in advance of Seasons Change, which was released by Triple Tigers/Sony Music in March of that year. ~ Andrew Leahey
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  2.   The Trouble with Girls
  3.   Let It Snow
  4.   Winter Wonderland
  5.   Jingle Bells
  6.   This Is It
  7.   Five More Minutes
  8.   Holly Jolly Christmas
  9.   I Love You This Big
  10.   Feelin' It
  11.   See You Tonight
  12.   Mary Did You Know?
  13.   First Noel
  14.   The Christmas Song
  15.   In Between
  16.   Santa Claus Is Back in Town
  17.   Christmas Comin' Round Again
  18.   O Holy Night
  19.   Forget to Forget You
  20.   Water Tower Town
  21.   Southern Belle
  22.   Christmas in Heaven
  23.   Move It on Out
  24.   Still
  25.   Amazed
  26.   Home in My Mind
  27.   Boys From Back Home
  28.   Wherever You Are
  29.   Carolina Eyes
  30.   Blue Jean Baby
  31.   Can You Feel It
  32.   Feel Good Summer Song
  33.   Dirty Dishes
  34.   Young Blood
  35.   Seasons Change
  36.   Before Midnight
  37.   Something More
  38.   Carolina Moon
  39.   I Don't Wanna Be Your Friend
  40.   The Dash
  41.   Buzzin'
  42.   Get Gone with You
  43.   Now
  44.   Please Remember Me
  45.   Write My Number on Your Hand
  46.   Walk in the Country
  47.   Out of Summertime
  48.   Clear as Day
  49.   Better Than That
  50.   Back on the Ground
  51.   You've Got a Friend
  52.   The River
  53.   I Cross My Heart
  54.   Gone
  55.   For Once In My Life
  56.   Can I Trust You With My Heart
  57.   Always On My Mind
  58.   Wrong Again
  59.   Roll Your Window Down
  60.   Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)
  61.   Country Comfort
  62.   Swingin'
  63.   Barefootin'
  64.   You Make That Look Good
  65.   That's All Right
  66.   That Old King James
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