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Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery

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Famous as :

Singer

Birth Name :

Scott Cooke McCreery

Birth Date :

October 09, 1993

Birth Place :

Garner, North Carolina, USA

Claim to fame :

Winner of the 10th season of "American Idol"

Biography


Charming his way up to "American Idol" finale with his deep voice, seventeen years old Scotty McCreery won the tenth season of the singing competition in May 2011. He was the second youngest Idol finalist to win after Jordin Sparks from season 6.

Scotty was born on October 9, 1993 in Garner, North Carolina to an American mother and half-Puerto Rican father. "Yes, I'm Puerto Rican,. I have a little bit of J.Lo in me," he said with a smile. Little Scotty was keen on impersonating Elvis Presley and began learning how to play guitar at the age of ten.

Latest News


Scotty McCreery Describes Recent Armed Robbery

May 17, 2014 02:00:40 GMT

was robbed at gunpoint when he was staying in a friend's place earlier this month. The winner of "" season 10 talked about the "scary" experience in an interview with on Friday, May 17, saying that a man knocked their door when he and his friends were watching TV.
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Video: Scotty McCreery Performs New Single 'Feelin' It' on 'American Idol'

May 16, 2014 03:38:54 GMT

returned to "" on Thursday night, May 15. The country star, who won the tenth season of the singing competition, excited the crowd with the energetic performance of his new single titled "Feelin' It".
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'American Idol' Winner Scotty McCreery Robbed at Gunpoint

May 06, 2014 00:16:30 GMT

revealed that he was recently robbed at gunpoint. The "" season 10 winner said it was "definitely a very scary night" but he felt lucky that he and his friends were safe.
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James McAvoy Turns Into Nasty Cop in First 'Filth' Red Band Trailer

April 12, 2013 08:54:18 GMT

The first red band trailer for Jon S. Baird's upcoming film "" literally lives up to its name. The video previews as a morally corrupted cop named Bruce Robertson and highlights how wicked the British man can be through glimpses of life he normally spends.
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Halle Berry Flaunts Growing Baby Bump in Lacy Dress

April 12, 2013 08:30:26 GMT

showed off her growing belly in a black satin lace dress in Brazil. She was in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, April 11 to attend the premiere of her new movie, "". The actress looked dashing on the red carpet, wearing a lacy dress which accentuated her growing belly.
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Video: Kelly Clarkson and Scotty McCreery Perform on 'American Idol' Results Show

April 12, 2013 08:27:34 GMT

Following the return of and Casey James to the "" stage last week, two more "Idol"-bred stars revisited the show to perform. Past champions, and , she from the pilot season and he from the tenth, sang their singles as the competition bid adieu to the last remaining male contestant, Lazaro Arbos, during the Top 6 results show.
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PSY, Demi Lovato and More to Sing for 'Christmas in Washington'

November 29, 2012 19:52:23 GMT

, , and are among the celebrities who will perform for TNT's "Christmas in Washington" special. Meanwhile, talk show host will be back for the second consecutive year as the event's host.
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Scotty McCreery to Join Mariah Carey in Lighting Up Rockefeller Center

November 26, 2012 08:20:28 GMT

"" season 10 winner, , will join newest "Idol" judge and diva, , in lighting the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. McCreery has just been added to a long list of entertainers appearing on the NBC television special, which airs on Wednesday, November 28 at 8-9 P.M. ET.
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Scotty McCreery Fell Off Stage and Joked About It

August 14, 2012 18:55:01 GMT

"" season 10 winner proved himself a professional when a mishap happened on-stage. McCreery fell off the stage while performing at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Friday, August 10 night in Bethel, NY but managed to joke about it.
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Report: Scotty McCreery Recording a Christmas Album

July 27, 2012 08:45:36 GMT

By tweeting a photo of himself in the studio wearing a Santa Claus hat, has somewhat confirmed that he is working on a Christmas album. "well its still 90 some degrees outside, but its Christmas in July here in the studio..." tweets the country singer.
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Andy Griffith Laid to Rest, Fellow Stars Paying Tribute on Twitter

July 04, 2012 01:41:38 GMT

Less than five hours after it was announced that passed away, the late actor was buried on Roanoke Island, North Carolina where he resided. "It had been planned for some time," a funeral spokesperson said. "This was the wish of his family."
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Scotty McCreery Shows Off His Hometown in 'Water Tower Town' Music Video

June 23, 2012 02:09:07 GMT

is back in Garner, North Carolina in a music video for "Water Tower Town". After filming the visuals for "The Trouble with Girls" in his alma mater Garner Magnet High School, the country music crooner takes fans to have a look at the neighborhood and lovely people in his hometown in the newly-released clip.
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Scotty McCreery Follows Up His CMT Win by Getting High School Diploma

June 08, 2012 07:49:19 GMT

graduated from North Carolina's Garner High School on Thursday, June 7. The winner of "" season 10 received his diploma just one day after collecting Breakthrough Video of the Year during a live telecast of 2012 CMT Music Awards.
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'Captain America 2' Close to Tap Russo Brothers as Its Directors

June 07, 2012 01:58:54 GMT

The sequel to "" is one step closer to seal its directors. It has been reported that Anthony and Joe Russo are finalizing a deal to helm the follow-up movie for the superhero persona of Steve Rogers.
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Danica McKellar Is 'Saddened' by Her Divorce From Husband of Three Years

June 07, 2012 01:30:18 GMT

Having to end a three-year marriage was a tough decision for . The actress, who is best known for her role as Winnie Cooper on "The Wonder Years", admitted that she's "saddened" after filing for divorce from her composer husband Mike Verta.
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CMT Music Awards 2012: Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery Among Early Winners

June 07, 2012 01:20:09 GMT

The 11th Annual CMT Music Awards has been kicked off at Bridgestone Arena, Tennessee on Wednesday night, June 6 with appearances by President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. The first winners of the evening were & and .
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Video: Scotty McCreery Covers 'Please Remember Me' on 'American Idol' Finale

May 23, 2012 06:20:53 GMT

has gone back to "" for the second time this season. Taking over the stage at the end of the Tuesday, May 22 night show, the winner of season 10 serenaded the audience with his version of 's 1999 hit single, "Please Remember Me", that he re-recorded for season 11's "goodbye song".
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Scotty McCreery Responds to His Teen Choice Awards Nominations, to Sing on 'Idol' Finale

May 19, 2012 04:16:49 GMT

is thrilled by his double nomination at 2012 Teen Choice Awards. The winner of "" season 10 says in a statement, "I am so grateful for all of my teen fans. Since I'm still a teenager myself, their support has meant everything to me over the last year."
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First Picture of Scotty McCreery on 'Hart of Dixie'

April 02, 2012 19:08:45 GMT

The CW's "" is expecting a major boost rating from the cameo of . The winner of "" season 10 will perform in the April 23 episode of the teen drama, serenading 's George and 's Zoe in a scene.
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ACM's Winner Scotty McCreery to Attend North Carolina State University

April 02, 2012 06:28:44 GMT

's star has started to shine brighter in the country music world, but it doesn't make him put aside his education. The season 10 winner of "" revealed recently that he's going to college in the fall, confirming to CMT Radio that he will be attending North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
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ACM Awards 2012: Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson and Scotty McCreery Added to Winner List

April 02, 2012 02:04:43 GMT

More winners at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards were revealed as its live telecast was ongoing at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, April 1. , and were among the latest musicians who got prizes at the event.
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Video: Scotty McCreery and Nicki Minaj Performing on 'American Idol'

March 30, 2012 02:56:17 GMT

Though his voice of singing farewell song "Please Remember Me" has been heard every week since the elimination of Jeremy Rosado three weeks ago, didn't return to "" stage until March 29. The last season's winner came back to the show, which helped him rise to stardom, in a result show that also featured .
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Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery to Perform on 'American Idol'

March 23, 2012 08:16:26 GMT

and is coming to "" next week. The female rapper is scheduled to perform her latest chart-busting single "Starships", while the winner of "Idol" season 10 will return to the singing competition to deliver his single "Water Tower Town".
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Audio: 'American Idol' Goodbye Song by Scotty McCreery

March 10, 2012 02:49:37 GMT

Shortly after the first elimination night of "" on March 8, a song which was used to bid adieu to the outcast hit the web. Titled "Please Remember Me", the farewell track was recorded by last year's "Idol" winner . It's a revamped version of 's 1999 hit single.
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Scotty McCreery Records 'Please Remember Me' for 'American Idol' Exit Song

March 07, 2012 08:10:25 GMT

has recorded a song that will be used to send home one contestant of "" season 11 every week. The last year's winner of the singing competition has cut 's 1999 hit "Please Remember Me" for the farewell song.
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Scotty McCreery Nominated for Best New Artist at 2012 ACM Awards

February 10, 2012 07:11:58 GMT

Finalists for 2012 ACM Awards' Best New Artist have been announced. is one of those vying for the coveted title. The winner of "" season 10 is facing off two other country music newbies, and .
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'American Idol' Savannah Audition Finds the Boy Who 'Beat' Scotty McCreery

January 19, 2012 04:57:30 GMT

The 11th season of "" has officially been kicked off with the audition in Savannah. Making it one of the best starts they've ever had on the show like said, David Leathers Jr. blew the judges away in the January 18 episode with his rendition of "Remember the Rain".
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10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2011

December 24, 2011 06:05:58 GMT

What would a year in music industry be if there weren't any new acts adding sprinkle to the competition? Sure, the battle among the already-established artists would be interesting enough for music fans and critics alike to sit and watch since it gets tougher every year, but the addition of the newbies would undoubtedly make the game even more dynamics than it has already had. In honor of those budding artists, AceShowbiz compile 10 out of the many based on their achievements in the past twelve months.
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ACAs 2011: Scotty McCreery and Carrie Underwood Among Early Winners

December 06, 2011 02:37:16 GMT

American Country Awards celebrated its second anniversary on Monday night, December 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and kicked off at 8 P.M. Eastern/7 Central. Hosted by and , the event opened with a sing-off between the two hosts. The former sang "Oklahoma", while the latter took on "Honky Tonk".
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Video: Scotty McCreery Missed Cue at Macy's Thanksgiving Performance

November 24, 2011 18:03:49 GMT

became a laughing object after he missed his cue on Thanksgiving performance. The latest "" winner was caught in the worst lip-syncing while performing his hit "The Trouble With Girls" on top of a float at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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