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Scotty McCreery Is the Greatest White Guy with a Guitar on 'American Idol,' According to Our Readers

By JJ Duncan on
From left: Season 7 winner David Cook; Season 8 winner Kris Allen; Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze; Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery; and Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. (Photos by Getty Images)Last week we asked our readers to choose the greatest White Guy with a Guitar (WGWG) who's won American Idol, and after more than a thousand votes, Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery came out on top.Thanks to Scotty's active online fans, he won 58 percent of the vote, crushing David Cook, Kris Allen, and...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery Thanksgiving Parade Lip Sync Video

By Deena Bustillo on
"American Idol" winner Scotty McGreery is seen during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade New York City. Scotty reportedly suffered a lip sync flub when his lips did not move during a song in the parade. (Pacific Coast News)more pics It's no big secret that most stars lip sync at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but most of them start moving their mouths when the music stars. Not Scotty McCreery! The reigning American Idol champ missed the first line of the song while riding a giant...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery's 'No José' National Anthem, and Other Memorable Anthem Flubs

By Alicia Dennis on
On Wednesday, American Idol winner Scotty McCreery rang in the opening game of the 2011 World Series with his deep croon, singing the national anthem before the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers 3-2.Scotty recovered beautifully from initial technical difficulties, but while McCreery's fans were likely satisfied by his twangy presentation, others noticed something strange about the North Carolina native's wording: It sounded like he said "No José" instead of "Oh say" near the end...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery Premieres Video for 'Love You This Big'

By JJ Duncan on
Three months after winning American Idol, the video for Scotty McCreery's first single, "I Love You This Big," hit the Web on Tuesday. The song, which showcases the 17-year-old singer's rich baritone, will be familiar to Idol fans who saw Scotty sing it during his final battle against Lauren Alaina.In Scotty's new video, he sits on an outdoor stage while his band sets up its equipment and a family-friendly audience starts to fill the grassy area in front of the stage. It has a very all...Read Full Story

The Truth Behind Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina's Kiss

By Adam Wenger on
Anyone who watched the season finale of American Idol knows two things: Scotty McCreery won the show, and he and runner-up Lauren Alaina (whom he may or may not be dating) got their kiss on to celebrate. But what many were left wondering is what the story was behind the kiss. Are the two in fact dating? Neither have come out and admitted they are, despite how adorable their moment was, and how good they look everytime they're together, on or off stage. For her part, Lauren went on Regis and...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery Already at the Top of iTunes with 'I Love You This Big'

By JJ Duncan on
It's been less than 48 hours since Scotty McCreery won American Idol, and the deep-voiced country boy is already selling a lot of music.On Friday, Scotty's new single, "I Love You This Big," appeared on the top of the iTunes charts just above Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" and Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory." The song has been selling big ever since he first performed it on Idol Tuesday night."I Love You This Big" is certainly radio-ready with a big sing-along chorus that shows off Scotty's...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery's 'Idol' Winning Song - 'I Love You This Big' (Video)

By Adam Wenger on
In case you forgot, or didn't watch last night's season finale of American Idol, Scotty McCreery want's you to know that he's No. 1. That's why he's holding his finger up and smiling. But if you want to see how he got to be the Idol champion, then check out a video of him singing his first single, "I Love You This Big." If you're looking for heavy metal, hip-hop or power-pop, you should probably stop reading. But if you want a soothing, country ballad that's sure to get your hips swaying and...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Kiss

By Livingly Staff on
On Wednesday night's American Idol finale, you might have noticed a blink-and-you-missed-it kiss that has tongues wagging this morning. While Scotty McCreery was celebrating his big win, runner-up Lauren Alaina put her hand behind his head and planted one right on his lips.Lauren, who turned 16 in December, admitted to the move after the show, but was vague about its meaning."I kissed him on the lips, yeah," she said. When asked whether that meant they were in a relationship she added, "He...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Give Mixed Signals on Whether They're Dating

By JJ Duncan on
On Wednesday night's American Idol finale, you might have noticed a blink-and-you-missed-it kiss that has tongues wagging this morning. While Scotty McCreery was celebrating his big win, runner-up Lauren Alaina put held her hand behind his head and planted one right on his lips.Lauren, who turned 16 in December, admitted to the move after the show, but was vague about its meaning."I kissed him on the lips, yeah," she said. When asked whether that meant they were in a relationship she added...Read Full Story

Scotty McCreery Wins 'American Idol'

By JJ Duncan on
America has voted and Scotty McCreery is their new Idol. The teen singer charmed audiences this season with a boyish appearance that belies a seasoned baritone voice.Upon winning, Scotty was quick to point out that it's been more than a year since he first encountered runner-up Lauren Alaina, and said the two of them won't be saying goodbye anytime soon. He went on to perform his first single, "I Love You This Big," a country song that shows off his unique vocal quality which is already...Read Full Story