As soon as Scotty Mc Creery was named the Season 10 winner of American Idol, his mind shot back to where he was the last time a winner was named. "I was watching the show last year and it didn't even cross my mind that this could even happen," Mc Creery told reporters backstage hours after winning the title Wednesday night. There are a million people who would love to be in my position." Mc Creery thanked his fans for pushing him through to the end, and said his main focus now is getting new material to those fans. "I think we sound great together so I think it would be a wise choice for the album." Although he hopes they'll make beautiful music together, Mc Creery shot down rumors that the two are also romantically involved after Alaina refused to answer the question and told reporters to ask Scotty. "I think I've changed as a performer and as a singer.... "I want to go to Nashville and get cracking on this album. I think it's my duty to get the fans the music as quick as possible," he said. They're the ones who put me through every week, and I'm humbled they really want to keep hearing my music." American Idol's Lauren Alaina on vocal problems: I knew God would get me through it Mc Creery also hinted at the possibility of a duet with Alaina.
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Until host Ryan Seacrest actually read his name, the 17-year-old North Carolina native said he thought Lauren Alaina had won after she powered through a damaged vocal chord on Tuesday. I couldn't pick a more perfect person to get second place to. He's my best friend." Read our American Idol season finale recap While Mc Creery credits Idol with teaching him how to be a performer, Alaina said the show taught her that she cries a lot.
"Last night, watching her sing, I thought she could really take this," he said. So why didn't she tear up during Wednesday's results show?
"I just kept saying, 'Lauren's got this.'" Alaina, 16, said the same thing about Mc Creery. At the beginning of the episode, I was like, 'Scotty, are you ready to win?
She's just being funny." The other burning question of the night: What model of Ford car is Mc Creery going to get?
Simon Cowell was the face of “American Idol” for nine seasons, but the former judge hasn’t kept up with the singing competition since he departed the Fox series. Cowell become a pop culture fixture, gaining popularity for his tough commentary and one-line zingers.