Scotty McCreery Bio
Scotty McCreery Biography & Profile
Scotty McCreery Profile
Born : October 9, 1993 (1993-10-9)
Garner, North Carolina, United States
Instruments: Vocals, piano, guitar
Years active: 2010 – present
Labels: 19, Mercury Nashville, Interscope Records
Scotty McCreery Biography
Scotty McCreery Family
Scott Cooke McCreery was born on October 9, 1993. He is an American country singer from Garner, North Carolina. He presently lives with his family; parents Michael and Judy, sister Ashley, and two pet Bichon Frises, Becky and Junior.
His mother works as a real estate agent and his father works as a manufacturing systems analyst. His father was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to a Puerto Rican mother from San Juan and an white father. His mother is the daughter of a retired school teacher from Gates County, North Carolina (NC).
Scotty McCreery Childhood
McCreery used to pretend to be Elvis as a child, and started learning guitar at age ten. He attended Timber Drive Elementary School in Garner, and later West Lake Middle School where he sang at his graduation.
He also attended Garner Magnet High School where he joined a vocal ensemble, Die Meistersingers to perform across the United States. He started out singing tenor but switched to bass when his voice became lower in his sophomore year.
Scotty McCreery’s Career & Awards
McCreery won a singing contest called “Clayton Idol” at the Clayton Harvest Festival in Clayton, North Carolina, and was one of 36 finalists in a “Rip the Hallways” contest featuring teenage vocalists in North Carolina.
He has performed at various local events. He also attended Caswell Youth Retreat in the summer of 2009 and participated in the talent show there singing Long Black Train by Josh Turner.
McCreery auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol in Milwaukee and won the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011.
He also won Taste of Country Award and American Country Awards in 2011 and he was Nominated for Teen Choice Awards 2011.
Scotty McCreery’s Albums
McCreery’s first album, titled “Clear as Day” was released on October 2011. He is the first artist to be featured in Deluxe Edition Of ‘ZinePak available exclusively at WalMart.
Scotty McCreery made history as the first country act to debut at No. 1 on Billboard 200 with their first studio album, as well as the youngest man to open at the top of the chart with his debut release. It reached No. 1 on five separate Billboard charts – Billboard 200, Top Current Albums, Digital Albums, Internet Albums, and Top Country Albums.
His debut album “Clear As Day” had been officially certified as gold. His First music video is “I Love You This Big” and next music video is “The Trouble with Girls”
In 2012, Scotty McCreery opened for Brad Paisley along side with The Band Perry. The tour kicks-off on January 12 with tour dated announced for the first quarter of 2012.
Scotty McCreery Dating Rumors
Scotty McCreery dating rumor about the ‘American Idol’ winner that doesn’t revolve around his pal Lauren Alaina! The juicy question on the street is whether the ‘I Love You This Big’ singer is dating ‘Idol’ contestant Thia Megia, who made it to the Top 13 but was voted off in late March.
But unfortunately there are no flickers between him and Thia Megia. And no, he’s not dating Lauren Alaina, either.