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Scotty McCreery does corny Elvis on 'American Idol'

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Scotty McCreery performs "That's All Right, Mama" in front of the judges on "American Idol." (April 6, 2011) Photo Credit: Fox

Scotty McCreery is singing "That's All Right, Mama" next on "American Idol," in homage to his idol. He claims it won't be "country Scotty." Let's see.

Ha, it's pure country; voice, performance -- it's amazing how he does the same thing every week. But he's so good at it that you forgive him; even when he's singing nonsense words and is totally loungey.

I mean, this is almost laughably bad. It's all over the place, random -- but fun. A bunch of girls rush the stage and hug him at the end.

Randy Jackson informs us he's "in it to win it," and claims nobody thinks now he's just a country guy. Really?! Steven Tyler thought it was very Elvis-like. I disagree, there was always a real edge with Elvis. With Scotty, it was just corny.

Jennifer Lopez is convinced he watches some rap videos, thinks there's flavor in there.
 

 

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