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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.   Jingle Bells
  4.   Winter Wonderland
  5.   Let It Snow
  6.   Five More Minutes
  7.   Holly Jolly Christmas
  8.   I Love You This Big
  9.   Feelin' It
  10.   See You Tonight
  11.   This Is It
  12.   In Between
  13.   Mary Did You Know?
  14.   The Christmas Song
  15.   First Noel
  16.   Santa Claus Is Back in Town
  17.   O Holy Night
  18.   Christmas Comin' Round Again
  19.   Water Tower Town
  20.   Forget to Forget You
  21.   Southern Belle
  22.   Swingin'
  23.   Wrong Again
  24.   Move It on Out
  25.   Gone
  26.   Still
  27.   Roll Your Window Down
  28.   Something More
  29.   Dirty Dishes
  30.   Amazed
  31.   Buzzin'
  32.   Now
  33.   That Old King James
  34.   Clear as Day
  35.   For Once In My Life
  36.   I Don't Wanna Be Your Friend
  37.   Carolina Moon
  38.   Always On My Mind
  39.   Boys From Back Home
  40.   Seasons Change
  41.   Wherever You Are
  42.   Carolina Eyes
  43.   The Dash
  44.   Feel Good Summer Song
  45.   Get Gone with You
  46.   Please Remember Me
  47.   You Make That Look Good
  48.   Write My Number on Your Hand
  49.   Walk in the Country
  50.   Out of Summertime
  51.   Back on the Ground
  52.   Can I Trust You With My Heart
  53.   Country Comfort
  54.   I Cross My Heart
  55.   That's All Right
  56.   The River
  57.   Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)
  58.   You've Got a Friend
  59.   Young Blood
  60.   Blue Jean Baby
  61.   Before Midnight
  62.   Better Than That
  63.   Can You Feel It
  64.   Home in My Mind
  65.   Christmas in Heaven
  66.   Barefootin'
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