Just a few short months ago, American Idol‘s Scotty McCreery was just a 17-year-old kid bagging groceries in North Carolina and pitching for his high school baseball team. Now, his world has changed and it will continue to change that he has been crowned the newest American Idol. OK! caught up with Scotty and he dished about getting kissed by Lauren Alaina on the finale, if he thinks a girl can still win Idol, how he feels about being called the “Justin Bieber of country music” and whether people often ask him to sing “Baby, Lock Them Doors.” He may have even sung a line, just for us!
Do you think Scotty deserved to win the Idol crown? Are you excited to buy his album?
Watch our exclusive interview below, and sound off in the comments!