Jim Brickman is composer, performer, and recording artist. He has had two #1 singles and several top ten hits. Like other masters of romantic music who have preceded him--from Sinatra to Mancini--Brickman's hit recordings have struck a special chord, melding the timeless beauty of classical influences with the fresh, lively energy of contemporary pop music. Every album/CD, by Jim Brickman has sold over 500,000 copies! He is the author of Simple Things, ISBN: 1-56170-9239.
It was just a simple singing competition that would be fun to audition for. Who knew what kind of doors it might open for a sixteen-year-old from Garner, North Carolina.
Go Big or Go Home is the story of a kid with country songs in his soul. The special thing with Scotty McCreery, however, is that he has this God-given ability to sing those tunes the exact way they should be sung. Daring to enter the limelight at such a young age, Scotty finds himself embraced by the nation, and even overseas, as he competes on "American Idol". This is his journey from his North Carolina roots to winning America’s most popular singing competition and launching a musical career he had always dreamt about.
Go Big or Go Home narrates Scotty's journey from a kid imitating Elvis on the school bus to 30 million across America tuning in to see him win Season 10 of "American Idol”. Now as he completes his ground-breaking fourth album, Scotty shares a glimpse of where he came from and the impact his faith, family and friends have had on a humbled guy who keeps asking “why me?”