Scotty McCreery Mixes Music and School After 'Idol'

Josh Elliott talks to young superstar about life, school and career.
1:20 | 12/11/12

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Test Text1 underline Joined now, by country singing sensation, scotty McCREERY. 19 years old. "American idol" win. Number one albums, check. He is a guinness book world cord holder. Check. And he's here to perform a tune off a new album, "christmas with scotty McCreery." But first, let's check up with him. I read, you played the baby jesus at a church musical as a newborn. That was my debut. You've been prepping for this for your whole life. You better believe it, brother. You're in college. Monday and wednesdays. I play at north carolina state university. But I'm there. And thay, friday, turday, sunday, we normally hit the road. I'm here with these lunatics here. We appreciate the lunatics coming in to play this morning. They're great. "American idol" obviously impacted your life. We see a lot of the national talent shows popping up now. So many people look at that as a way into the business. So many millions want to be you. So, what do you say to them right now? If I can do it, anybody can do it. Lord have mercy. There's so many different ways to get in now. And tv's a way. The traditional way. No matter how it is, you have to get your foot in the door, be unique. And once you get it, it's the ride of a lifetime.

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