Scotty McCreery Reflects On Winning ‘American Idol’ 10 Years Later, Offers Chayce Beckham Advice

Scotty McCreery is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of his American Idol win.

On May 25, 2011, McCreery won the popular singing competition show and now ten years later he is reflecting on his big Idol win and what he would tell his younger self.

“Yeah, well, first off it is pretty crazy, I’ve kind of been looking back at videos already this morning reminiscing on it,” McCreery exclusively told Music Mayhem. “I don’t know, I probably would’ve told myself to maybe slow down and enjoy the moment. Everything doesn’t have to be so perfect. I was very focused on making sure every little thing was going to be perfect, instead of just living in the now like I probably should’ve been living back then, so it’s stop and smell the roses for sure.”

The country superstar also commented that it’s “awesome” to share the same anniversary date of May 25 with fellow superstar Carrie Underwood, who won the show just six years prior to his win.

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