American Idol star Scotty McCreery performs Aug. 10 at Clarksburg Amphitheater – WV News


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American Idol star Scotty McCreery performs Aug. 10 at Clarksburg Amphitheater
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The Clarksburg Amphitheater has a knack for snatching country music stars, with Florida Georgia Line playing the venue in 2013 and Granger Smith making an appearance earlier this year. “We try and book artists who are up and coming and ... The ...

American Idol star Scotty McCreery performs Aug. 10 at Clarksburg Amphitheater – WV News


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American Idol star Scotty McCreery performs Aug. 10 at Clarksburg Amphitheater
WV News
The Clarksburg Amphitheater has a knack for snatching country music stars, with Florida Georgia Line playing the venue in 2013 and Granger Smith making an appearance earlier this year. “We try and book artists who are up and coming and ... The ...

Scotty McCreery Celebrates First No. 1 “Five More Minutes”

Family, friends and business associates crowded the reception hall of the Country Music Assn. in Nashville Wednesday afternoon (May 23) to help Scotty McCreery celebrate his first No. 1 single, “Five More Minutes.” In 2011, McCreery became the tenth season winner of American Idol. Being honored as well were Monty Criswell and Frank Rogers, who... Read more »

Trent Harmon Credits the Inspiring People Behind Debut Album

American Idol champion Trent Harmon was sent a book recently that chronicles the lives of famous Mississippians. Flipping through its pages, the Amory native discovered he is among the profiled along with some of American music’s great architects like blues legend Robert Johnson and the king of rock ‘n’ roll Elvis Presley. “Robert Johnson —... Read more »

Trent Harmon Credits the Inspiring People Behind Debut Album

American Idol champion Trent Harmon was sent a book recently that chronicles the lives of famous Mississippians. Flipping through its pages, the Amory native discovered he is among the profiled along with some of American music’s great architects like blues legend Robert Johnson and the king of rock ‘n’ roll Elvis Presley. “Robert Johnson —... Read more »

Luke Bryan: “Good Things Are Happening”

Luke Bryan talks exclusively with Cody Alan about returning for season two of American Idol on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown on Saturday and Sunday (May 12 and 13) at 9 a.m. ET.

Drake Milligan’s American Idol Epiphany

Late on Sunday night (April 1), Drake Milligan cleared the air with his fans and followers about his time on American Idol. “Been getting a lot of questions about no longer appearing on American Idol after my audition, just thought I’d let y’all know what’s goin’ on,” Milligan wrote on Instagram. He went on to... Read more »

Luke Bryan: Drake Milligan Is “Cowboy Cool”

When Drake Milligan, 19, auditioned for American Idol on Sunday night (March 25), I knew his voice. He was singing George Strait’s “You Look So Good in Love,” but what I was hearing was Elvis. That is because Milligan played Elvis Presley on CMT’s limited series Sun Records. The 19-year-old Texan is an unabashed fan... Read more »

Scotty McCreery: The Seasons Really Change

For Scotty McCreery, who was just a teenager when he auditioned for and ultimately won American Idol in 2011, he doesn't think that youth was on his side when it came to making country music. “I couldn’t have made this record when I was 17. I couldn’t have made this record when I was 20. I just didn’t have it in me. The craft wasn’t there," McCreery told Billboard Country Update about his single "Five More Minutes" and his forthcoming album Seasons Change.

Carrie Underwood’s Mom Throws Back to 2005

Carole Underwood remembers her daughter's American Idol quest very clearly. The good, the bad, and the abrasive.