Scotty McCreery was definitely all right, mama, with a fun, spirited performance of an Arthur Crudup-penned Elvis Presley hit on American Idol Wednesday night.

He may still be a step below James Durbin among the guys on the show, but he's clearly getting more comfortable on stage, and this effort felt pretty natural.

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Was there any doubt Scotty McCreery would take on "Country Comfort" last night?

As the young artist himself said, it's Elton John's only country single, and he's an aspiring country singer, after all.

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Scotty McCreery may sound like a natural born country singer, but we learned last night from where this 17-year old's deep voice actually comes:

He grew up impersonating Elvis.

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American Idol judges ask contestants this question every season: What kind of artist do you want to be?

This year, no finalist has an easier answer than Scotty McCreery. The 17-year old from North Carolina has a country sound and doesn't shy away from it. Case in point: last night's cover of the Garth Brooks' single "The River."

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It's still early to make any bold predictions, but this much is safe to say: Jacob Lusk must be considered one of the favorite to capture this season's American Idol crown.

The soulful singer from Compton, California possesses a vocal range that is only matched by the incredible emotion he squeezes out of every performance. Definitely someone to watch, starting with this Tuesday's all-male audition night.

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Scotty McCreery Biography

Scott McCreery Promo Pic Scotty McCreery is the epitome of a country singer. He blew away the judges by singing "Your Man" and "Drive in their Country" during his... More »
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