Scotty McCreery was topped the winner of “American Idol” through the tenth season of the show, which then aired on Fox. The finale of season 10 aired a decade in the past, in 2011, and McCreery has been busy ever since.
McCreery has launched a mess of music since his time on “American Idol,” and he took a while to mirror on the previous 10 years with the News & Observer in September 2021.
According to the News & Observer, McCreery has stayed shut sufficient to his hometown in North Carolina that he’s nonetheless in a position to make the quick drive to see his household and buddies regularly. That doesn’t suggest that he hasn’t been profitable within the music trade, nonetheless.
McCreery Released His New Album ‘Same Truck’
McCreery launched his most up-to-date album, “Same Truck,” on September 17, 2021. The album is his fifth studio album. The beforehand most up-to-date album, “Seasons Change,” was launched in 2018.
He took to Instagram to thank Spotify for putting the album on a billboard in Nashville.
“If you are driving round Nashville be looking out for this dangerous boy, and if you happen to see it, attempt to shoo these birds off my billboard! Y’all can go stream the brand new album on Spotify now!!”
McCreery Says His Hometown is a Huge Reason He Won ‘Idol’
In the interview, McCreery credit his hometown with serving to him take residence the coveted win.
“It’s no secret that I like North Carolina and I like Garner, and Raleigh,” McCreery instructed the outlet. “They’ve had my again for 10 years now, and I believe they’re an enormous cause why I received the show within the first place, ‘Idol.’ They had been humongous throughout that, and ever since then, they’ve all the time been so supportive.”
McCreery shared that he loves heading again residence when he can.
“Anywhere I am going on the town persons are saying, ‘Hey we respect your music and we love what you are doing,’ and meaning the world to me,” he instructed the outlet.
When it involves “American Idol” taking part in an enormous position in his life, McCreery shared with the News & Observer that he by no means would have thought it will result in the success that it had.
“I auditioned for the show simply form of on a whim,” he shared. “I used to be assured and hoped issues would occur, however you by no means in your wildest goals suppose you may truly get on the show, not to mention win it, after which get a profession out of this. It’s been an incredible trip, and we have had numerous enjoyable.”
He added, “If you’d’ve instructed me again then, on the show, that I’d be nonetheless doing this 10 years later and attending to make data and journey the nation and the world, and other people truly show up and are available out and sing your songs and dance, I might’ve signed up for that in a heartbeat.”
You can learn the complete interview with McCreery on-line right here.
McCreery Is Playing on the Country to Country Festival in 2022
McCreery joins nation music superstars Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, and Luke Combs as a part of the lineup for the European C2C (Country to Country) competition.
“Can’t wait to move to London, Glasgow and Dublin in March 2022 for @c2cfestival with @dariusrucker, @brettyoungmusic and @runawayjuneofficial,” McCreery wrote concerning the competition on Instagram.