It was just a simple singing competition that would be fun to audition for. Who knew what kind of doors it might open for a sixteen-year-old from Garner, North Carolina.
Go Big or Go Home is the story of a kid with country songs in his soul. The special thing with Scotty McCreery, however, is that he has this God-given ability to sing those tunes the exact way they should be sung. Daring to enter the limelight at such a young age, Scotty finds himself embraced by the nation, and even overseas, as he competes on "American Idol". This is his journey from his North Carolina roots to winning America’s most popular singing competition and launching a musical career he had always dreamt about.
Go Big or Go Home narrates Scotty's journey from a kid imitating Elvis on the school bus to 30 million across America tuning in to see him win Season 10 of "American Idol”. Now as he completes his ground-breaking fourth album, Scotty shares a glimpse of where he came from and the impact his faith, family and friends have had on a humbled guy who keeps asking “why me?”
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Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. By age 21, the talented singer/songwriter has sold nearly 2.5 million albums and received both Platinum and Gold album certifications, debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart, achieved three Platinum-certified singles and two Top Ten hits, toured with Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, and Rascal Flatts, headlined his own tours, earned industry and fan accolades, amassed more than three million followers on Facebook and Twitter, received more than 150 million YouTube views, and he’s just getting started!
This young man come from a very supportive and faith based family. He is not ashamed to shout it to the world.
I really did enjoy this book. For starters I live in North Carolina and second I live about 20 minutes from Garner. I watched Scotty on American Idol and I loved him he was talented and his faith was unmovable. He thanked God and he watched what he said and did and what songs he sang.
I loved learning about his experience behind the scenes on the show in this book.
His stories that he told were something else.
This book was so well written it was like sitting and chatting with him at Bojangles over sweet tea and chicken.
Even after making big Scotty has not let it go to his head. He still Lives for the Lord and he still loves his family and looks out for them. He has not changed who he is.
I gave this book 5 stars and I recommend it.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest review.