February 11, 2012 02:00 PM by Lisa Princ
As we enjoy the new season of American Idol on FOX, last season’s winner, Scotty McCreery, continues to impress and amaze his fans. Scotty’s debut album, Clear As Day, was recently certified platinum, and now the country crooner has been nominated for the Best New Artist ACM Award for 2012. Read on for more…
American Idol’s season ten winner, Scotty McCreery is already tasting success, less than a year after his big win on the show. Scotty’s debut album, Clear As Day was certified platinum recently, making it one of the biggest selling American Idol debut albums. Clear As Day also raked in the highest sales of any country solo album released last year, and taking the number one spot with his debut, Scotty McCreery became the youngest male in history to open at the top of the Billboard 200 chart with a debut release.
As Scotty McCreery continues to make his place in Country music, he has recently been nominated for the Best New Artist ACM Award for 2012. Scotty was nominated along with fellow new country artists, Hunter Hayes and Brantley Gilbert by fans. The 18-year-old American Idol winner is thrilled with the nomination, as he recently took to Twitter to tell his fans: “Big thanks to everybody who voted and helped me become a top 3 finalist for the ACM New Artist of the Year award! Yall are the best.”
Congratulations to Scotty McCreery on the nomination! We hope you take home the award!
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