EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Idol Front Runner Scotty McCreery Tells Us What He Has in Common with J.Lo

We've been covering American Idol with heightened anticipation this year. From Jennifer Lopez's fierce fashion sense behind the judges table to the overwhelming amount of Latino contestants who made it to Hollywood, it's been an exciting season for us!

Well, it just got better because we found out that we have more than one Latino left in the race. We all know about Karen Rodriguez, who impressed judges (and viewers) with her beautifully bilingual rendition of Mariah Carey's "Hero." But we're guessing you didn't know that country crooner Scott McCreery is part Puerto Rican! Yes ma'am, Latina columnist Lynda Lopez caught up with the fan favorite right before last week's elimination and he broke down his Latin roots for her:

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