"American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery is off to a great start in his music career. His debut single, "I Love You This Big," made country music history by becoming the first highest-charting debut song for a new artist in over 20 years.
"I Love You This Big" came in at number 32 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. The song also hit number one on iTunes and number three on Billboard's Digital Songs chart with 171,404 units sold.
So how does Scotty feel about his sudden succes? "I am humble and shocked by the news," Scotty said in a press release. "I can't tell you what it means to me to be on the same charts as my musical heroes. … I continue to be amazed by everything that has happened to me in such a short time."
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