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SCOTTY MCCREERY TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE GRAND OLE OPRY FAMILY APRIL 20 

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (February 15, 2024) – Multi-Platinum selling country artist Scotty McCreery will fulfill a long held dream and officially become a member of the Grand Ole Opry on April 20.

McCreery will be inducted by Opry member Josh Turner.

While performing on an Opry Country Christmas show in December, McCreery was surprised onstage by Opry member Garth Brooks who wished him “Merry Christmas” and went on to officially invite him to be the newest member of the Opry family. 

“I am overjoyed to join this prestigious family that is the heart of country music. To be invited by my hero Garth Brooks and to be inducted by another hero Josh Turner is beyond what I could have ever dreamed.”    

SCOTTY MCCREERY



The Triple Tigers recording artist recently kicked off his headlining Cab in a Solo Tour with three back-to-back sold-out shows at Hobart Arena in Troy, Ohio, Blue Gate Performing Arts Center in Shipshewana, Indiana, and DPAC at Durham, North Carolina.

The tour draws its name from McCreery’s current single “Cab in a Solo,” his fastest moving single ever, garnering the most first-week adds at country radio (120) of his career and continuing to move quickly up the charts, currently in the Top 15 on bothMediabase and Billboard. Stream “Cab in a Solo” HERE.

Tickets for the Cab in a Solo Tour are on sale now at ScottyMcCreery.com.

Among artists scheduled to appear on the Opry in the coming weeks are Asleep at the Wheel, Henry Cho, Dean Dillon, Steve Earle, Exile, Larry Fleet, Vince Gill, Jamey Johnson, Miko Marks, Kathy Mattea, Don McLean, Gary Mule Deer, Wendy Moten, Darius Rucker, Mitchell Tenpenny, Lainey Wilson, Trisha Yearwood among many others.

Tickets are on sale now for at (615) 871-OPRY and opry.com

ABOUT SCOTTY MCCREERY

Scotty McCreery has been a household name for nearly half his life, ever since making history in 2011 as both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album, the Platinum-certified Clear as Day, at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart.

The 30-year-old has sold more than 4 million albums and achieved 5 consecutive No.1 hits: the RIAA Platinum-certified “Damn Strait,” the RIAA Gold certified “You Time,” the RIAA Gold certified “In Between,” the RIAA Platinum certified “This is It,” and the RIAA Triple Platinum certified ‘Five More Minutes.”

His current single “Cab in a Solo,” which McCreery wrote with Frank Rogers and Brent Anderson, is from a forthcoming album due out in 2024.

The North Carolina native has earned one Triple Platinum, five Platinum and four Gold singles; one Platinum and two Gold albums; won the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011 at age 17; was named the ACM New Artist of the Year in 2011; won the CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year (“The Trouble with Girls”) in 2012; and BMI Awards for writing One of the Top 50 Country Songs of the Year five times (in 2015 for “See You Tonight,” in 2018 for “Five More Minutes,” in 2019 for “This is It,” in 2021 for “In Between,” and in 2022 for “You Time”).

He was awarded Pandora Billionaire status in 2021 in recognition of his music achieving more than one billion streams on Pandora.

His song “Five More Minutes” inspired two popular holiday movies which aired on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Network: “Five More Minutes” in 2021 and “Five More Minutes: Moments Like These” in 2022.

He released his first book Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream in 2016.

His most recent album is Same Truck: The Deluxe Album.

Last fall McCreery was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame and was most recently invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry by Garth Brooks.

The singer/songwriter married his high school sweetheart Gabi in 2018, and the couple had their first son Avery in October 2022.

For more information, visit ScottyMcCreery.com.

ABOUT THE GRAND OLE OPRY

The Grand Ole Opry is the home of country music where artists and fans gather, in person and virtually, to celebrate and be part of country’s past, present and future.

Founded in Nashville in 1925 and today the longest-running live broadcast show in the world, the Opry strengthens its roots by constantly evolving. The Opry’s members are country’s most emblematic artists, and the show regularly showcases country music’s top new talent.

The Opry welcomes legions of fans to visit the Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee – Music City, USA – to experience one of the 3-5 live shows it hosts per week; take a backstage tour; listen to live broadcasts on opry.com and wsmonline.com, SiriusXM Willie’s Roadhouse, or its flagship home WSM Radio; and watch Opry Live on Saturday nights and Opry content all week long on the Circle Network.

The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP) and part of a strategic investment with Atairos and NBCUniversal.

For more information, visit opry.com.

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