There’s nothing like earning your first #1 song but it’s so much sweeter when that song has personal element attached to it.
Scotty McCreery’s landed his first number this week with “Five More Minutes” – a song he dedicated to his grandfather as well as many other beloved memories from his childhood.
“There was a time I thought this song would never see the light of day,” McCreery admitted. “Seeing this song, inspired by my Granddaddy Bill, go Gold and then become my first number one means the world to me! After writing it with Frank Rogers and Monty Criswell, I tweeted out that ‘I think I just wrote my favorite song I’ve ever written,’ and that still holds true today. Thank you to my fans, country radio, Triple 8 Management, Triple Tigers Records, my band and crew, and everyone on my team. A big thank you to Bobby Bones for bringing national attention to the song. Gabi and I have been celebrating all day!”
McCreery’s next album, Seasons Change, will come out on March 16.