Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2011 Scotty McCreery picked up a gold album for "Clear As Day"?

It's true!

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Scotty McCreery.

  • He began playing guitar in the fifth grade.
  • He plays baseball; he was the pitcher on his high-school team.
  • He impersonated Elvis Presley when he was younger.
  • He won the Clayton (NC) Idol competition in 2009.
  • He was the winner of season 10 of American Idol; runner-up was Lauren Alaina.