Scotty McCreery grand winner of the reality singing contest American Idol Season 10. The teen country singer from Garner, North Carolina, beat fellow teen Lauren Alaina.
McCreery is just 17 years old from works part-time at a local grocery store, won over audiences with his country music and trademark deep voice.
McCreery is also the fourth consecutive male contestant to win the competition.
McCreery said after being declared the winner,: “Never in my wildest dreams. I got to thank the Lord first. He got me here.”
During the finale the teen sang with country singer Tim McGraw, as well as what will become his first single, I Love You This Big.
Meanwhile, his final rival for the contest,Alaina had suffered from a vocal cord injury which required medical treatment. With McCreery’s consistency in winning over audience, he had won most of the 122 million votes casts by the public by phone, text message and online