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Dec 19

Watch Scotty McCreery’s Nostalgic Christmas Video!

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Photo courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery has released a nostalgic new Christmas video for his song “Christmas Comin’ Round Again.” The video features footage from the recording studio as Scotty worked on his Christmas with Scotty McCreery album as well as photos and home videos from Scotty’s childhood.

Among the personal photos of Scotty and his family are shots of him as an infant, gathered around the Christmas tree, playing Joseph in a church play and singing in his church choir. Home movie footage includes Scotty playing one of his first guitars and enjoying a new keyboard Christmas morning. The video ends with a special message from a young Scotty.

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Fans can catch Scotty along with his friends Gloriana, Jana Kramer and Brett Eldredge on Christmas with Scotty McCreery & Friends, an hour-long special taped exclusively for GAC in a recording studio on Music Row. They all perform their favorite holiday tunes and participate in holiday wrapping party for the Angel Tree Project. See photos from the taping »

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Dec 4

Scotty McCreery’s Favorite Christmas Song Didn’t Make The Cut

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Photo courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery got into the Christmas spirit a little early this year by releasing his Christmas album, Christmas With Scotty McCreery, in October. The album is full of his favorite holiday songs — but his all-time favorite didn’t make the cut.

“My favorite Christmas song comes from my favorite Christmas album, and that’s Elvis’ Christmas album,” Scotty said. “I was an Elvis fanatic growing up. It was ‘Blue Christmas.’ When I was making my album, I knew I was going to put at least one Elvis song on there, so it came down to just deciding that nobody was going to sing ‘Blue Christmas’ like Elvis Presley, so we did ‘Santa Claus is Back in Town.’ But ‘Blue Christmas’ is definitely my favorite.” Continue Reading

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Nov 30

Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends Premieres Saturday on GAC

Brett Eldredge, Jana Kramer, Scotty McCreery, Gloriana

Brett Eldredge, Jana Kramer, Scotty McCreery, and Gloriana together on stage during the GAC exclusive taping of Christmas with Scotty McCreery & Friends in a recording studio on Nashville’s Music Row. Photo by Ed Rode.

For his first holiday special, Scotty McCreery invited friends Gloriana, Jana Kramer and Brett Eldredge to join in on the fun. Christmas with Scotty McCreery & Friends premieres on GAC Saturday, December 1 at 11p|10c. In addition to featuring traditional Christmas music and holiday memories, Scotty and friends give back through two nonprofits close to Scotty’s heart.

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“Growing up, Christmas was a special time of year for my family, probably our favorite time,” Scotty said. “It’s nice that we all get together as a family and spend time together.”

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Nov 22

Scotty McCreery Turns New York City Show into Hurricane Sandy Benefit

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Scotty McCreery photo courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery will turn his concert at the historic Beacon Theater in New York City into a benefit concert to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.  The show, scheduled for November 23 and originally billed as “Christmas with Scotty McCreery” is now being called the “Beacon Theater Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief.”  A portion of ticket sales will go to World Vision’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

“Being from North Carolina, I have seen firsthand what hurricanes can do,” Scotty said. “After seeing the devastation caused by Sandy, I wanted to figure out a way to help. And given that we have a show at the Beacon Theater the day after Thanksgiving, I thought ‘why not turn that New York show into a benefit?’”

World Vision has focused on providing assistance to communities in Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Yonkers and Coney Island in New York as well as in Hoboken and Egg Harbor township in New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  They will be collecting donations during the concert in addition to Scotty’s contribution. Continue Reading

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Nov 5

Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends Airs on GAC December 1

l-r: Brett Eldredge, Jana Kramer, Scotty McCreery & Gloriana

l-r: Brett Eldredge, Jana Kramer, Scotty McCreery & Gloriana.

Scotty McCreery is already in the holiday spirit thanks to a recently released Christmas album and yesterday he gathered friends Gloriana, Jana Kramer and Brett Eldredge to tape Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends, a holiday special premiering Saturday, December 1 at 11p|10c on GAC.

Scotty isn’t the only one already in the spirit — so is his mom. Listen to Scotty reveal what his mom did in mid-October!

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During his special, Scotty performed Continue Reading

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