Scotty McCreery Debut Album Goes Gold

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Scotty McCreery is having a good week.

The most recent American Idol winner was named Best New Artist at last night's American Country Awards, accepting the trophy via a live performance, as seen here:

The young crooner also watched his debut album, "Clear as Day," surpass 500,000 sold copies, a feat that took only two months to accomplish. It currently sits atop the Billboard Country Albums chart.

“It’s huge," Scotty said in a statement. "Every artist dreams of a gold album and works hard for it, so it’s a major accomplishment to have your debut album go gold. This is just incredible."

Way to go, Scotty M! We're very happy to see you overcome this Thanksgiving incident.

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U sing really good


i reeally like both of them ..i heard sttcoy won but it doesnt really matter because if lauren wins sttcoy will definetly get a record and vice versa. sttcoy i think has the better chance because of his fan base first one to make it to the finals ..soooo :p


My mom and dad said that you wouldn't make it. friends and I had faith(: you make our day..everyday and you're totally hot(:


Scotty is so deserving of the New Artist Award. People of all ages love Scotty's great voice, moral values and choice of songs. He will be the one to watch in years to come.... maybe our next George Strait??? Scotty's voice over George Strait's Christmas song "Christmas Cookies" was fantastic!!!


Way to Go Scotty!! Great family values and keep your faith in GOD, Jesus Christ!! and you will make it to the top! Don't turn out like some celebs and forget where you came from....


Soo happy 4 him!! He desreves d award n he desreved winning american idol. TEAM SCOTT ROX!!


Soo happy 4 him!! He desreves d award n he desreved winning ametican idol. TEAM SCOTT!!