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Feb 19

Scotty McCreery Has Grown Up Since His American Idol Days

Scotty McCreery Has Grown Up Since His American Idol Days

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

With a new season of American Idol officially underway, Scotty McCreery is having a hard time believing it has already been three years since he auditioned for the show’s tenth season as a 17 year old. He went on to be crowned the winner and quite a few things have changed since then. He’s also learned a lot in the years that have followed.

“I’ve grown up a heck of a lot in the last couple years,” he said. “I did a lot of growing up because I’m in an adult world now,” he explains. “I’m out there on the road, hanging with my band, and hanging with my managers and different artists. I’ve learned a lot about myself and what’s out there – what the world has to offer. And that’ll be showing in my music.” Continue Reading

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Feb 5

Scotty McCreery Named 12.14 Foundation’s National Goodwill Ambassador

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Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery has been named the 12.14 Foundation’s first National Goodwill Ambassador. Formed in the wake of the horrific school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn., the organization promotes performing arts as a healing mechanism following tragedy. As an ambassador, Scotty will promote the foundation’s arts programming, support its fundraising efforts, and build awareness of the organization’s mission.

“I’m honored to support the 12.14 Foundation, and greatly admire both the mission and work of this remarkable organization,” Scotty said. “As a songwriter and performer, I know that music can bring hope and inspiration to those struggling to overcome great adversity. The foundation’s vision of helping children and others heal through the performing arts really hits home for me as an entertainer. I will do everything I can to help communities affected by tragedy to heal and gain strength through the work of the 12.14 Foundation.” Continue Reading

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Jan 10

Scotty McCreery Rings in the New Year With a No. 1

Scotty McCreery Rings in the New Year With a No. 1

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery tops the first Top 20 Country Countdown of 2014 with ”See You Tonight,” extending his No. 1 streak into the New Year. Danielle Bradbery and Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert round out the Top 3 while a slew of new videos make their countdown debuts, including clips from David Nail, Billy Currington, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum.

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Plus, host Nan Kelley was joined in the studio by a special co-host, the one and only Kix Brooks! Nan and Kix talked about music, movies and a whole lot more, all while counting down the top videos of the week.

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos and photos. You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  3. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  4. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  5. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  6. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”
  7. Dierks Bentley – “I Hold On”
  8. Gary Allan – “It Ain’t The Whiskey”
  9. Luke Bryan – “Drink A Beer”
  10. Kacey Musgraves – “Follow Your Arrow” Continue Reading

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Dec 20

Scotty McCreery Continues No. 1 Streak on Top 20

Scotty McCreery Continues No. 1 Streak on Top 20

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery holds on to No. 1 again this week on Top 20 Country Countdown with Alan Jackson holding steady at No. 2. Several new videos make their countdown debuts this week with Garth Brooks coming in at No. 11 with “The Call,” featuring Trisha Yearwood. New videos from LeAnn Rimes, Kacey Musgraves and Billy Currington also make their debuts.

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Plus, the weather outside might be frightful, but it was warm, cozy and oh so delightful in our Music Row studio! During the special holiday-themed episode, host Nan Kelley looked back at some of her favorite moments from 2013, all while counting down the Top 20 videos, chosen by you!

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  3. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  4. Parmalee – “Carolina”
  5. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  6. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  7. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”
  8. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  9. Gary Allan – “It Ain’t The Whiskey”
  10. Jennifer Nettles – “That Girl” Continue Reading

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Dec 20

Top 20 Looks Back at the Best Moments of 2013

Top 20 Looks Back at the Best Moments of 2013

Top 20 Country Countdown host Nan Kelley hangs out with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Photo by GAC Staff.

The weather outside might be frightful, but it’s warm, cozy and oh so delightful on Top 20 Country Countdown! On tonight’s holiday-themed show, host Nan Kelley is in our Music Row studio to count down this week’s Top 20 videos while looking back at some of her favorite moments in 2013!

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On the chart, Scotty McCreery has held on to No. 1 for the last couple of weeks, but Alan Jackson is coming on strong. Plus, Garth Brooks makes a big debut! Tune in tonight at 8/7c for this week’s Top 20 videos, chosen by you! Check the full schedule » Continue Reading

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Dec 13

Scotty McCreery Remains at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery Remains at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery is at No. 1 again this week on Top 20 Country Countdown with “”See You Tonight.” Alan Jackson holds on to the No. 2 spot for a second week in a row while Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert round out the Top 3 with “We Were Us.” Eli Young Band makes its countdown debut with “Drunk Last Night,” coming in at No. 20.

See photos from the American Country Awards >>

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Plus, host Nan Kelley was in Las Vegas for all the glitz and glamor from the American Country Awards Red Carpet. Kellie Pickler and more stopped in to chat, confirming that what happens in Vegas – ends up on Top 20!

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  3. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  4. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  5. Parmalee – “Carolina”
  6. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  7. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”
  8. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  9. Hunter Hayes w/Jason Mraz – “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”
  10. Joe Nichols – “Sunny and 75” Continue Reading

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Dec 10

Scotty McCreery Spreads Christmas Cheer Nationwide

Scotty McCreery Spreads Christmas Cheer Nationwide

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

While Scotty McCreery has wrapped his headlining Weekend Roadtrip Tour, his schedule hasn’t slowed down. His December is packed with dates as he crosses the nation to help country radio with holiday events and perform his own headlining shows, all while preparing to take finals at the North Carolina State University.

“Holiday events are a perfect fit for me,” he said.  ”I can use holiday tunes from my Christmas album to help lift spirits and encourage others to give back. These events remind me why I sing: to give back and do good. It’s an awesome way to end the year.” Continue Reading

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Dec 6

Scotty McCreery Back at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery Back at No. 1 on Top 20

Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery returns to No. 1 on on Top 20 Country Countdown with “”See You Tonight,” bumping Alan Jackson to No. 2 with “Blue Ridge Mountain Song.” Parmalee climbs to  No. 3 with “Carolina” and Gary Allan’s latest video, “It Ain’t The Whiskey,” debuts on the countdown at No. 18/

Plus, host Nan Kelley traveled to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the amusement park’s world-renowned Smoky Mountain Christmas. With more than four million lights and spectacular holiday shows, the Christmas spirit was alive and well. Santa Claus himself even made an appearance!

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  3. Parmalee – “Carolina”
  4. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  5. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  6. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  7. Luke Bryan – “That’s My Kind of Night”
  8. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  9. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”
  10. Joe Nichols – “Sunny and 75” Continue Reading

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Nov 29

Alan Jackson Is Back at No. 1 on Top 20

Alan Jackson Is Back at No. 1 on Top 20

Alan Jackson photo courtesy of Schmidt Relations.

Alan Jackson returns to No. 1 on on Top 20 Country Countdown with “Blue Ridge Mountain Song,” bumping Scotty McCreery to No. 2 with “See You Tonight.” Keith  Urban and Miranda Lambert have a big debut with “We Were Us,” coming in at No. 3, while Parmalee jumps into the Top 10 with “Carolina.” Jake Owen also makes his countdown debut at No. 20 with his latest video, “Days of Gold.”

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Plus, host Nan Kelley invited viewers into her Nashville kitchen to talk about all things holiday! And back in the studio, she was joined by Sara Evans, who stopped by to talk about her new single, “Slow Me Down,” and its emotional music video.

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  2. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  3. Keith  Urban w/Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
  4. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  5. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  6. Parmalee – “Carolina”
  7. Luke Bryan – “That’s My Kind of Night”
  8. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  9. Miranda Lambert – “All Kinds of Kinds”
  10. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” Continue Reading

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Nov 22

Scotty McCreery Returns To No. 1 On Top 20

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Scotty McCreery photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of UMG Nashville.

Scotty McCreery returns to No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown this week, knocking Alan Jackson down to No. 2 with “Blue Ridge Mountain Song.” Several new music videos make their countdown debuts, including The Band Perry’s “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely” at No. 9, Parmalee’s “Carolina” at No. 13, Dierks Bentley’s “I Hold On” at No. 15 and Zac Brown Band at No. 20 with “Sweet Annie.”

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Plus, Christmas came early toTop 20! Host Nan Kelley paid a visit to Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops where she was transported to Christmases of a simpler time. Model trains, a place to write letters to Santa and the Daisy Red Ryder Shooting Gallery were all stops for Nan as she made her way to Santa’s Cabin to visit with St. Nick himself!

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes, and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land.

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Scotty McCreery – “See You Tonight”
  2. Alan Jackson – “Blue Ridge Mountain Song”
  3. Danielle Bradbery – “The Heart of Dixie”
  4. Kenny Rogers w/Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
  5. Luke Bryan – “That’s My Kind of Night”
  6. Sara Evans – “Slow Me Down”
  7. Miranda Lambert – “All Kinds of Kinds”
  8. Joe Nichols – “Sunny and 75”
  9. The Band Perry – “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely”
  10. Thompson Square – “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About” Continue Reading

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