Scotty McCreery Lyrics

Genre: Country

Scotty McCreery Bio

Scott Cooke "Scotty" McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country singer from Garner, North Carolina, who won the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011.

McCreery was born in 1993 to Judy (née Cooke) and Michael McCreery in Garner, North Carolina. His mother works as a realtor. His father was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to a Puerto Rican mother from San Juan and an American father. McCreery used to impersonate Elvis as a child, and started learning guitar at age ten. He attended West Lake Middle School and sang at his graduation. He also attended Garner Magnet High School where he joined a vocal ensemble, Die Meistersingers, that performs across the United States. He started out singing tenor but switched to bass when his voice turned lower in his sophomore year. He 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. Scotty often states that his faith plays a big role in his life and that God helps him get through the things he has to face.  He openly tells others that he loves Jesus Christ with all of his heart and that he needs to stand by him all the time because God is the only way he can get through the competition. He also states that Sunday is his favorite day of the week because he gets to go to the First Baptist Church in Garner and help his mother cook.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotty_McCreery