American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will be performing at the 2012 Hoops 4 Hope women’s basketball game at NC State on February 12th, 2012 at Reynolds Coliseum. NC State hosts its ACC rival Wake Forest with the game starting at 5 pm EST on ESPN2. Doors open at 3 pm for the event.
Since being crowned the winner of American Idol last year, Scotty has quickly become one of the most successful country stars of 2011. His debut album “Clear As Day” was certified platinum for exceeding digital sales of 1 million copies in just three months. He was also just recently named the number one Billboard Magazine Top New Country Artist of 2011.
Scotty is up for the semi-finalist round of the Academy of Country Music Awards. It’s a combined fan-voted and industry-voted award with eight semi-finalists competing for the final 3 nomination spots for the April 1st award show. Fans can cast their votes right now at voteacm.com.