For more about his life, see Scotty McCreery/Personal.
Scotty auditioned in Milwaukee. He sang "Your Man" by Josh Turner and "Put Some Drive in Your Country" by Travis Tritt. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Scotty was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round in the same Group of Ten as Jerome Bell, again singing "Your Man" by Josh Turner. He was shown in a group called "The Guaps" along with Clint Jun Gamboa, Frances Coontz, and Monique De Los Santos singing "Get Ready" by The Temptations. He was shown in the third part of Hollywood Week singing "I Hope You Dance" by Lee Ann Womack. He was placed in Deliberation Room 4, along with Thia Megia, Naima Adedapo, Carson Higgins, Julie Zorrilla, Jovany Barreto, and Rachel Zevita. Everyone in his room advanced.
Las Vegas Round
Back in Hollywood, he sang "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner. At the final deliberation, the judges told him that he made the Top 24.
Scotty sang "Letters from Home" by John Michael Montgomery. He was placed in the Top 5 for the boys for that week, making him a Top 13 finalist.
Scotty appeared in the Finale of Season 18.
|Week #||Theme||Song Choice||Original Artist||Order #||Result|
|Audition||Auditioner's Choice||"Your Man"
"Put Some Drive in your Country"
|Hollywood Round, Part 1||First Solo||"Your Man"||Josh Turner||N/A||Advanced|
|Hollywood Round, Part 2||Group Performance||"Get Ready"||The Temptations||N/A||Advanced|
|Hollywood Round, Part 3||Second Solo||"I Hope You Dance"||Lee Ann Womack||N/A||Advanced|
|Las Vegas Round||Songs of The Beatles
|"Hello, Goodbye"||The Beatles||N/A||Advanced|
|Hollywood Round Final||Final Solo||"Long Black Train"||Josh Turner||N/A||Advanced|
|Top 24 (12 Men)||Personal Choice||"Letters from Home"||John Michael Montgomery||8||Advanced|
|Top 13||Your Personal Idol||"The River"||Garth Brooks||12||Safe|
|Top 12||Year You Were Born||"Can I Trust You with My Heart"||Travis Tritt||8||Safe|
|Top 11||Motown||"For Once in My Life"||Stevie Wonder||7||Safe|
|Top 111||Elton John||"Country Comfort"||Elton John||1||Safe|
|Top 9||Rock & Roll Hall of Fame||"That's All Right"||Arthur Crudup||6||Safe|
|Top 8||Songs from the Movies||"I Cross My Heart" — Pure Country||George Strait||4||Safe|
|Top 7||Songs From 21st Century||"Swingin"||John Anderson||1||Safe|
|Top 6||Carole King||Solo: "You've Got a Friend"||Carole King||4||Safe|
|Duet: "Up on the Roof" with Lauren Alaina||The Drifters||6||Safe|
|Top 5||Songs from Now and Then||"Gone"||Montgomery Gentry||4||Safe|
|"Always on My Mind"||Brenda Lee||9||Safe|
|Top 4||Songs That Inspire||"Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)"||Alan Jackson||3||Safe|
|Leiber and Stoller Songbook||"Young Blood"||The Coasters||7||Safe|
|Top 3||Contestant's Choice||"Amazed"||Lonestar||1||Safe|
|Jimmy Lovine's Choice||"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"||Thompson Square||4||Safe|
|Judges' Choice||"She Believes in Me"||Kenny Rodgers||7||Safe|
|Finale||Favorite Performance||"Gone"||Montgomery Gentry||1||Winner|
|George Strait's Choice||"Check Yes or No"||George Strait||3||Winner|
|Coronation Song||"I Love You This Big"||Scotty McCreery||5||Winner|
|Scotty McCreery · Lauren Alaina · Haley Reinhart · James Durbin · Jacob Lusk · Casey Abrams · Stefano Langone · Paul McDonald · Pia Toscano · Naima Adedapo · Thia Megia · Karen Rodriguez · Ashthon Jones|
|Jovany Barreto · Kendra Chantelle · Robbie Rosen · Jordan Dorsey · Clint Jun Gamboa · Tim Halperin · Brett Loewenstern · Lauren Turner · Ta-Tynisa Wilson · Rachel Zevita · Julie Zorrilla|