Scotty McCreery (born October 9, 1993 in Garner, North Carolina, US) is an American singer and the winner on the tenth season of American Idol 2011. Scotty is a big fan of baseball. He said in an interview that one of his favorite artists is Garth Brooks. On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011, he became the Season 10 American Idol, defeating fellow young country singer, Lauren Alaina. According to the Love You This Big Songfacts, McCreery first picked up a guitar at the age of 10 and often impersonated Elvis Presley.
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Scott "Scotty" McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country music singer from Garner, North Carolina. He won the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011. He is the first American Idol winner who was born in the 1990s. His debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011 and was certified platinum in the United States. The album includes the top 20 country songs, "I Love You This Big" and "The Trouble with Girls". He also released a Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, which has been certified gold.