The new "American Idol" tells MTV he's not sure why people are calling him "Country Bieber" but that the Canadian pop singer is "the epitome" of a "big star," while he's just starting out.
Scotty admits he finds it "cool" that people want to put him in the same league as Bieber, but he doesn't feel like he belongs there -- at least not yet. But he acknowledges that they're both 17, which is what he's attributing to the comparisons.
Scotty's "Idol" runner-up Lauren Alaina says she believes "Country Bieber" stems from Scotty's ability to attract female fans, explaining that "girls love Scotty" in the same way that they "love Justin."
Musically, Scotty says his music will be "a good ol' country album," featuring a mix of "that old flavor" with "a
Scotty's upcoming CD will feature his first single, "I Love You This Big."