Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
Chat Promotes McCreery’s Return to “American Idol,” which will be Broadcast Later that Evening on FOX Television
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (Feb. 9, 2016) – Country music sensation Scotty McCreery will host a live Q&A on the official “American Idol” Facebook page this Thursday, Feb. 11 from 6:00-6:30 PM ET (5:00-5:30 PM CT). 
“I always have a blast talking with my fans, and I’m really looking forward to hearing what they want to ask me,” said McCreery. “Maybe I’ll share a backstage story or two from when I was taping ‘American Idol’ last week.”
Sure to be a topic of conversation during the live Facebook chat is McCreery’s return to the “American Idol” stage where he mentored and performed with two of the Top 24 contestants. That two-hour episode will air later this Thursday night at 8:00 PM ET (7:00 PM CT) on the FOX Television Network.
The singer/songwriter will also talk about his upcoming book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward The Dream, which will be released May 3. In the book, the ACM and CMT Award winner shares stories and lessons learned from both his “American Idol” experience and his multi-Platinum-selling country music career. The book is available now for pre-sale at AmazonBarnes and Noble, and
McCreery will be on the road this weekend performing concerts on Feb. 12 at the Canton Palace Theater in Canton, Ohio; Feb. 13 at the Secrest in Zanesville, Ohio; and Feb. 14 at the River City Casino in St. Louis, Missouri.
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-genre Billboard Top 200 chart with the Platinum-certified Clear as Day. All three of his albums debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard chart including the Gold-certified Christmas 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 at
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Contact for Scotty McCreery:
Scott Stem
Essential Broadcast Media
(615) 327-3259
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