It’s a bright Christmas in October for Scotty McCreery…
The 19-year-old part-Puerto Rican country crooner and former American Idol champ’s first holiday album, Christmas With Scotty McCreery, has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Holiday Albums and Top Internet Albums charts.
The album also debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, selling 41,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Christmas With Scotty McCreery is the singer’s second album to debut in the top spot on the Billboard Charts.
Last October, McCreery’s first album, Clear as Day, debuted at No. 1 on five charts: The Billboard 200, Top Country Albums, Top Internet Albums, Top Digital Albums and Top Current Albums.
But that’s not all… The first single from the album, “Christmas in Heaven,” has landed at No. 1 on the Holiday Digital Songs tally.
In addition to “Christmas In Heaven,” McCreery, one of Billboard.com’s 21 Under 21, has six other songs from his holiday-themed debut, including “Mary Did You Know?” (No. 18), “Let It Snow” (No. 31), “First Noel” (No. 38), “Christmas Comin’ Round Again” (No. 39), “O Holy Night” (No. 43) and “Santa Claus Is Back in Town” (No. 49). In all, seven of the 11 tracks on the album are charting on Holiday Digital Songs.
The album includes nine holiday classics and two new holiday songs.