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Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American singer from Garner, North Carolina. McCreery is currently a Top 13 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. McCreery was born in 1993 and grew up in Garner, North Carolina. He used to impersonate Elvis as a youngster, and started learning guitar at ten.He sang at his West Lake Middle School graduation, and also attended Garner Magnet High School.He was part of a vocal ensemble in his high school, Die Meistersingers, that perform across the United States.He started out singing tenor but switched to bass when he voice turned lower in his sophomore year.He won a country radio station singing contest called "Clayton Idol",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.

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Scotty McCreery -- Home Invasion Victim

Scotty McCreery
Home Invasion Victim

1:26 P.M. PDT --  Scotty is now talking about the robbery. He just Tweeted, "Yes, it was definitely a very scary night. Luckily, my friends and I are safe and the Raleigh PD is on the case."… READ MORE >

Scotty McCreery Home Invasion -- Hear the 911 Call

Scotty McCreery
Super Secret 911 Call

The 911 call made after Scotty McCreery and a few friends were robbed at gun point was not made by the teacher from Charlie Brown ... it just sounds like it. TMZ has obtained the 911 call made… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
'American Idol' Champ Scotty McCreery -- Massive Lip Sync Flub at Thanksgiving Day Parade

'Idol' Champ Scotty McCreery
Massive Lip Sync Flub at Thanksgiving Day Parade

It was definitely Scotty McCreery's voice this morning during a special performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade -- but there was one big problem ... Scotty's lips weren't moving.It's no… READ MORE >

- 978 days ago
Lauren Alaina Silent in Makeup -- Haley Is Ready

Lauren Alaina Silent in Makeup -- Haley Is Ready

Lauren Alaina is sitting in the makeup chair silently because an "American Idol" doctor has frozen her throat in a last ditch effort to save her voice ... spies on the "Idol" set tell TMZ.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1161 days ago
Lauren Alaina May Drop Out of 'American Idol' Finale

Lauren Alaina May Drop Out of 'American Idol' Finale

Lauren Alaina may not get her shot to be the next "American Idol" because she has lost her voice ...spies on the set tell TMZ ... and it could be the break of a lifetime for Haley Reinhart.We're… READ MORE >

- 1161 days ago
'American Idol' Finale Song -- The Nic Cage Connection

'American Idol' Finale Song -- The Nic Cage Connection

Nicolas Cage has a surprising connection to a song on the "American Idol" finale tonight -- because TMZ has learned, the actor's brand new daughter-in-law wrote the tune three years ago.*SPOILER… READ MORE >

- 1161 days ago
'Idol' Finalists Tour Contract -- $1,000 per Show

'Idol' Finalists Tour Contract -- $1,000 per Show

"American Idol's" top 11 finalists are set to make bank over the summer -- because TMZ has learned they'll each get paid $1,000 for EVERY show they perform during the American Idol Live Tour.… READ MORE >

- 1165 days ago
'Idol' Finalist Gets $61,000 Homecoming Bash

'Idol' Finalist Gets $61,000 Homecoming Bash

"American Idol" top three finalist Scotty McCreery is so beloved in his small hometown of Garner, NC -- the locals have dropped more than $61 THOUSAND to throw him a homecoming bash today!!! We're… READ MORE >

- 1172 days ago
'Idol' Singer's Sweet Hometown Treat

'Idol' Singer's
Sweet Hometown Treat

"American Idol" country singer Scotty McCreery’s hometown bosses have his back in the competition… and to show their support they baked him a giant cake.McCreery’s hometown… READ MORE >

- 1234 days ago

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