Scotty McCreery wows Walt Disney crowds over holiday


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Athletes who win the big game regularly turn to the camera and tell America, “I’m going to Disney World.”

As it turns out, “American Idol” winners are no different.

After prevailing over Lauren Alaina in the “Idol” season finale, Scotty McCreery went to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida where he was mobbed by “Idol” fans. McCreery, according to the Daily Mail, performed his hit single “I Love You This Big” in front of the theme park’s “American Idol” exhibit … pretty ironic. He also participated in Memorial Day celebrations at the park.

The paper, which has some excellent photographs from the Disney visit, said McCreery was “rushed off to board a plane to New York” after singing. He’s expected to continue promoting his new album this whole week.

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Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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2 Comments

  • May 31, 2011 | Permalink |

    Congrats Scotty! I hope you can release your CD soon. I believe in you, God bless! Forget about the haters lacking optimism.

  • June 1, 2011 | Permalink |

    Congrats to Scotty, I hope I get to meet you this coming fest in person. I’ll be there like the pass years from New Orleans this time cheering you on. I love hearing you for you have that true heart in your voice witch it’s going to the best. I think when they hear you sing in person they will go crazy as well as
    I just knew when I first heard your voice and sing, that you would go all the way and win. I thank you for way you being so truthful our Lord and us. I was voting for Carrie Underwood from day one also. I’ll be at the CMT & CMA Fest looking for you. Knowing that I may see you or meet you at CMA Fest will make this trip more wonderful for me. The lord is with you so sing as you never done before and have fun. Scotty you may be 17, but you sing with heart that shows. We have so much to be thankful for your sining is what this world needs. Luren and you have brought bar of country even higher. It’s going to be a good CMA Fest ever.
    Man I love country and country love you guys.

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