156 | 61ST AutoZone Liberty Bowl
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Outstanding Achievement Award
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl is proud to
honor award-winning country music
star Scotty McCreery with the 2019
Outstanding Achievement Award. Each
year, this award is presented to an individual
or group who has exhibited excellence
in the field of music and entertainment, as
well as service to the community.
Scotty McCreery was presented the Outstanding
Achievement Award at the President’s
Gala last night at The Peabody Hotel.
Past Recipients include Danny Thomas, B.B.
King, Lou Rawls, Clint Black, Little Richard,
Alabama, The Beach Boys, Diamond Rio,
The O’Jays, Sara Evans, KC & The Sunshine
Band, The Temptations, The Commodores
and last year’s honoree, The Four Tops.
All four of Scotty McCreery’s albums
have debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard Albums
chart, with current combined sales
surpassing 3 million copies. He’s earned
five Platinum and one Gold single.
In 2017, McCreery teamed with other
country music artists to record a charity
single, a cover of Alabama’s “Angels Among
Us,” to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital. The following year, McCreery and
his family appeared on ABC-TV’s Celebrity
Family Feud and won the $25,000 grand
prize for St. Jude. The North Carolina native
has also participated in the St. Jude “This
Shirt Saves Lives” campaign for the past