Saturday, December 31, 2011

A Happy New Year's Wish and a Year in Review

From all of us here at Fans of Scotty, we'd like to wish you a very happy new year! Tomorrow in honor of the holiday we will not be posting on the site. We hope everyone has a wonderful first day of 2012!

2011 has brought us all together and to this site as almost a year ago, 'Scott McCreery, Scotty' graced our TV screens. It's been a long and wild ride following his journey but it has definitely been more than exciting. We put together a video to recap what an incredible year this has been. From the 'baby, lock them doors' beginning to the near platinum success of Clear As Day, Scotty McCreery has made sure we all enjoyed 2011. We can only imagine what 2012 holds for Scotty and his fans.

Enjoy your holiday tomorrow and we'll see you in 2012!

Will Scotty McCreery See Album Go Platinum? | HULIQ

It wasn't so long ago that the 17-year-old North Carolina crooner was winning over the hearts of fans across the country on "American Idol." Now 18 and with a hit album on his hands, the only question left is: Will "Clear As Day" go platinum?
Scotty McCreery had a really good year in 2011. He started it off by making it as a finalist on "American Idol," then spent nearly half the year staying at the top of the competition. He topped it all off by become the Season 10 winner of the popular Fox Television show in late May. Then, after a successful tour with his finalist colleagues, he dropped his first album, Clear As Day. That album, spurred by the Christmas shopping season, has passed 800,000 in sales. But after the expected post-Christmas drop-off, will it make it to the platinum plateau?
According to Brian Mansfield at "Idol Chatter," Nielsen SoundScan reported that McCreery's debut album sold 83,000 copies the sales week that ended on Christmas Day, pushing his total sales to 833,000 copies. It is a fairly remarkable achievement for the teen who was also recently recognized as the Best New Artist by the American Country Awards, where the award recipients are chosen by the voting public.
Clear As Day debuted on Oct. 4. It's twelve-week run has placed it to within striking distance of becoming a million-seller -- a platinum album. That hasn't been achieved by an "American Idol" finalist for the past two seasons (although established "Idol" stars have achieved platinum sales, like Daughtry and Carrie Underwood). The last finalist to score a platinum album was Season 7 winner David Cook's 2008 major label debut, which sold over 1.3 million copies.

This is a pretty long article so I only posted a little of it but you can click the link below to read the complete article

Scott McCreery in Dominican Republic giving out gifts to children in the hospitals and orphanages!

Greta tweeted this picture today

Look who is spending his vacation giving out presents to kids! American Idol winner Scott McCreery!
American Idol winner Scott McCreery — in Dominican Republic giving out gifts to children in the hospitals and orphanages. by Greta Van Susteren