Scotty McCreery is the new "American Idol."
McCreery's win followed an evening of star-studded performances by Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Judas Priest, Tom Jones, Tony Bennett and Bono singing alongside "Idol" contestants.
It was the first-ever, all-country final in "American Idol" history, with Lauren Alaina taking on McCreery for the crown.
USA Today writer Brian Mansfield said country fans have always been a big part of the "Idol" audience. In Season Four, they crowned Carrie Underwood the...Full Story