Eric Adkins
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Feb. 12, 2016 – Last night’s “American Idol” broadcast featured the return of Season 10 champion Scotty McCreery to the iconic television show’s stage.  The multi-Platinum-selling entertainer mentored and performed with two of the Top 24 contestants: Jeneve Mitchell and Jenna Renae.
To watch McCreery’s performance of his Top Ten hit “See You Tonight” with Renae, click here.
To watch McCreery’s performance of “Gone” with Mitchell, click here.
Prior to the airing, McCreery hosted a live Facebook chat on “American Idol’s” official Facebook page.  More than a quarter of a million fans watched the 30-minute video session live as the country music sensation answered questions from his fans. The entire video is also posted on McCreery’s Facebookpage.
About Scotty McCreery
At age 17, McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 as the winner of “American Idol” Season Ten and quickly established himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. Now 22 years old, the talented singer/songwriter has sold more than 2.5 million albums. He made history as both the youngest artist and the first male country artist to debut his first studio album atop the all-genreBillboard Top 200 chart with the Platinum-certifiedClear as Day. All three of his albums debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard chart including the Gold-certifiedChristmas with Scotty McCreery and his most recent album, See You Tonight. He has achieved one Gold (the Top Ten hit “Feelin’ It”) and three Platinum-certified singles (“The Trouble with Girls,” “I Love You This Big,” and the Top Ten hit “See You Tonight”) and toured with Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts, among other artists. McCreery has earned the Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year Award (2011), CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year (for "The Trouble with Girls" in 2012), American Country Award for New Artist of the Year (2011) and Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2013), and a BMI Award for writing one of the Top 50 Country Songs of 2015 ("See You Tonight"). The readers of NASH Country Weekly Magazine voted him “Country Music’s Sexiest Man 2015.” Tour dates and more information on the North Carolina native can be found
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Contact for Scotty McCreery:
Scott Stem
Essential Broadcast Media
(615) 327-3259
Media Materials for Scotty McCreery available