Rather than winding down for the holidays, platinum-selling Scotty McCreery is in the midst a whirlwind schedule in December as he travels across the nation to help country radio with holiday events, perform his own headlining shows and appear on a country music awards show.
On Tuesday, he will present an award at the American Country Awards, where he is nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year. The show, which will be held in Las Vegas, airs live on Fox at 8 p.m. ET.
In addition to preparing for finals, the North Carolina State sophomore will perform on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Izod Center in the New York City area as part of a once-in-a-lifetime skating spectacular, P&G & Wal-Mart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice” presented by Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card. It will air on NBC on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 2:30 p.m. ET, just two days before the start of the 2014 Winter Games.
He traveled throughout North Carolina last week,performing for radio charity events, including a WRNS holiday food drive in Kinston, the WKML St. Jude benefit in Lumberton and the WQDR Christmas Wish show for his home station in Raleigh. He helped raised thousands of dollars while playing for fans across the state.
McCreery continues with a wide variety of holiday appearances this month, including more country radio holiday events in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and York, Pa.
“Holiday events are a perfect fit for me,” McCreery says. “I can use holiday tunes from my Christmas album to help lift spirits and encourage others to give back. These events remind why I sing: to give back and do good. It’s an awesome way to end the year.”
Fans can enjoy McCreery’s popular holiday collection,Christmas With Scotty, which was certified gold in just five weeks after being released last year.
McCreery’s new album, See You Tonight, recently debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, his second consecutive studio album to do so.See You Tonight remains in the country albums chart’s Top 10, and the title track’s video has returned to No. 1 on GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown.Details on McCreery’s appearances, including his upcoming See You Tonight Tour, can be found at ScottyMcCreery.com.