Scotty McCreery Makes Top Two, In It to Win It on 'American Idol'
By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2011 - 09:30

"After 95 million votes the first person with a shot at the title is Scotty McCreery," American Idol host Ryan Seacrest dramatically announced last night.

Just like that, Scotty advanced to the finals on American Idol last night. The part-Puerto Rican country crooner was the first contestant to find out he would have a chance to perform in the final round of the singing competition, to be determined by a live vote next week! The 16-year-old will be facing Lauren Alaina in the finale.


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'American Idol' Recap: Did Scotty McCreery Croon His Way to the Finals?
By Mariela Rosario | 05/19/2011 - 11:54

Regardless of Jennifer Lopez's hair, we can not ignore the fact that part Puerto Rican country crooner Scotty McCreery has managed to make it this far in season 10 of American Idol! He's facing stiff competition, particularly from Haley Reinhart, who seemed about poised to run away with the show last night, until she took a tumble. But hey, even J.Lo has had her share of trips and fails, and we know that what matters most is recovering with grace which is exactly what she did and Lopez commended her for it.


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'American Idol' Recap: Enrique Iglesias Performs, J.Lo Cries and Scotty McCreery Advances
By Lee Hernandez | 05/13/2011 - 10:30

Last night's American Idol results show should've been called 'Latin Night!'

Enrique Iglesias stopped by the show last night to perform a mash-up of "Dirty Dancer" and his hit single, "I Like It" (both from his 2010 album Euphoria). Surrounded by green laser lights, and inflatable white balls (watch the performance below), Enrique got really into the performance during the "I Like It" part, jumping up and down with the hundreds of female fans right in front of him in the crowd. 


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Scotty McCreery Makes Love to His Microphone on 'American Idol,' Makes Lady Gaga's Yaya Go Lala
By Lee Hernandez | 05/12/2011 - 10:21

Lady Gaga and Scotty McCreery don't have all that much in common. He's a religious and conservative part Puerto Rican country singer from Garner, North Carolina and she's an eccentric superstar who wears dresses made of Argentine skirt steak, who arrives to awards shows inside a womb.


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Scotty McCreery Brings his Abuelita to American Idol
Scotty McCreery Brings his Abuelita to 'American Idol'
By Lee Hernandez | 05/05/2011 - 09:55

On last night's episode of American Idol, each of the remaining five contestants got to sing two songs – one contemporary song and one classic – and as usual Puerto Rican contestant Scotty McCreery wowed the judges with his covers of Montgomery Gentry's "Gone" and Elvis' "Always On My Mind," (check out the video for the Elvis performance below).


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WATCH: Bruno Mars Gets 'Lazy' on 'American Idol'
By Lee Hernandez | 04/29/2011 - 11:00

When half-Puerto Rican contestant Scotty McCreery landed in the bottom two on last night's American Idol results show, we frowned. (Seriously? Scotty is one of the best contestants on the show!).


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POLL: Did You Like Scotty McCreery's Duet with Lauren Alaina on 'American Idol?'
By Lee Hernandez | 04/15/2011 - 09:42

During last night's American Idol results show, the eight remaining Idol contestants were paired up for duets and country singers Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina teamed up for a performance of Lady Antebellum's "American Honey." We think Scotty and Lauren did a great job, especially when they sang the chorus tog


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WATCH: Scotty McCreery Uses his "Puerto Rican Blood" to Rock Out on 'American Idol!'
By Lee Hernandez | 04/07/2011 - 09:58

We're used to seeing crooner Scotty McCreery sing slow ballads that showcase his amazing deep voice, but on last night's American Idol, our favorite country singer tackled an uptempo song for Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame week: Elvis Presley's "That's Alright, Mama."


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"Idol" Recap: Scotty McCreery
"Idol" Recap: Karen Rodriguez Bounces Back, Scotty McCreery is "Growing"
By Lee Hernandez | 03/17/2011 - 11:15

After her pitchy rendition of Selena Quintanilla's "I Could Fall in Love With You" landed her in the bottom three last week, Karen Rodriguez bounced back with a solid performance of Tay


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VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
VOTE! Who Are You Crushing On This Week?
By Latina Staff | 03/14/2011 - 13:45

Michael Peña
The Mexican American actor is in this weeks #1 movie Battle Los Angeles, and is starring in the upcoming drama Lincoln Lawyer alongside Matthew McConaughey and John Leguizamo.

Scotty Mccreery
The American Idol contestant is part Puerto Rican and has a voice that makes the ladies swoon. As Jennifer Lopez said, he ‘makes a girl from the Bronx love country music.’

Julio Briceño


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