Mc Creery released a Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty Mc Creery, in October 2012 and it has been certified gold.
He released his third album, See You Tonight, in October 2013.
He sang "Your Man" by Josh Turner and "Put Some Drive in Your Country" by Travis Tritt for his audition, For the subsequent Group Round, he joined with Jacee Badeaux, Frances Coontz, Clint Jun Gamboa, and Monique de los Santos.
Calling themselves "The Guaps", they chose to perform "Get Ready" by The Temptations.
His coach, Derik Goffena said of him, "He doesn't throw terribly hard.
As for the runner-up, it was quite a run for 16-year-old Jessica, who got farther than any traditional diva since Jordin Sparks won five years ago.
“I want to have the most imaginable and amazing life together,” said Ace, and I’m sure they will be imaginable indeed.
Other highlights of the night included Steven Tyler fronting Aerosmith, and a very funny bit featuring the kids of Season 11 dressed in choir robes and literally singing the phone book, in tribute to the show’s dopiest cliché.
For sheer spectacle, nothing topped Jennifer Holliday coming out to sing “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” with Jessica, who did the song two weeks ago.
Holliday appeared to be undergoing an exorcism on stage, and Jessica, who hasn’t always seemed totally genuine in the emotion department, was spurred to new heights of screamitude.