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Country radio takes “Damn Strait” by Scotty McCreery to No. 1 on the MusicRow CountryBreakout Radio Chart this week with a total of 1,738 spins. The song was written by written by Trent Tomlinson and Jim Collins

“Every now and then you hear a song that sounds so much like you,” recalls McCreery. “I grew up as a huge George Strait fan, and when I heard this song, I raised my hand to say, ‘I want this one.’ Every country fan has a George Strait story, and everyone has a memory attached to their favorite songs.”

McCreery started the year on the “Same Truck Tour” which shares the name of his latest album released last year via Triple Tigers. 

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Scotty McCreery hangs out with Luke Bryan and Lauren Alaina  on the set of “American Idol” while taping the 20th Anniversary Idol Reunion episode, which airs tomorrow night (Monday, May 2) on ABC at 8 PM ET (7 PM CT). 

McCreery and Alaina reunited on the show to perform together for the first time on television in 11 years.  McCreery won Season 10 in 2011 when he was 17 years old. Now 28 and married to his high school sweetheart Gabi for nearly 4 years, McCreery has achieved four consecutive No. 1 singles (“Five More Minutes,” “In Between,” “This is It,” and “You Time”) and currently has the fastest rising single of his career out with “Damn Strait.” The ACM and CMT Award winner has sold more than 4 million albums, including his current project Same Truck. The North Carolina native made his C2C Festival debut in London, Dublin, and Glasgow earlier this year before performing a sold out tour in Germany and the Netherlands. Now back in the U.S., the Triple Tigers recording artist is performing across the country including a stop at the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin, TX this Saturday (May 7). 

Photo Credit for both photos:  Mitch Hadley/ABC Television Network.

Congratulations to the Scotty McCreery Fan of the Month for May 2022, Danielle S! Learn more about Danielle below!

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Where are you from?: Indiana

How many years have you been a fan?: Since Idol - 2011

How many years have you been a fan club member?  5-6

What is your favorite Scotty song? Carolina Eyes 

What is your favorite Scotty album? Seasons Change

How many times have you seen Scotty live? What was your first show? What was your favorite show? First show was the AI tour in 2011. I've seen him live 12+ times and have met him. My favorite show was in Indiana where I bought the guitar and got a 10 min meet and greet backstage OR the time I got second row.

What’s one thing that sets you apart from other Scotty fans? I've traveled to 4 different states to see him in concert

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Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina reunite for a duet performance on the 20th Anniversary Reunion episode of “American Idol,” which airs this Monday, May 2 on ABC at 8 PM ET (7 PM CT).

McCreery and Alaina are the headliners of the episode and they deliver the final performance of the night.  Other past participants who returned for this episode for duet performances include: Ruben Studdard and Jordin Sparks; Kris Allen and David Cook; Grace Kinstler and Willie Spence; Laine Hardy and Lacy Kaye Booth; and Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson.

Congratulations to the Scotty McCreery Fan of the Month for April 2022, Jordan D! Learn more about Jordan below!

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Where are you from?: Ft Worth, TX

How many years have you been a fan?: Since Idol days baybay

How many years have you been a fan club member?  8

What is your favorite Scotty song? Carolina Eyes or Home In My Mind

What is your favorite Scotty album? See You Tonight is a classic but Seasons Change kinda hit different

How many times have you seen Scotty live? What was your first show? What was your favorite show? 50! Probably seeing him at the Ryman in 2020 with my best friends

What’s one thing that sets you apart from other Scotty fans? I feel like we have a good unique “friendship”, messing around about the Giants/Pats :)

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