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MAY
24
3 YEARS

Carrie Underwood, George Strait to Choose Finale Songs for Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina

The final showdown takes place tonight between Lauren and Scotty.

Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood

Tonight’s final showdown between country teens Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery will add a little extra pressure from two of the biggest stars in country music: Season 4 American Idol champion Carrie Underwood and the legendary George Strait.

According to published reports, Underwood and Strait have both selected songs that the two teens will sing this evening. The selection of Underwood and Strait are due to both teens having songs selected by their own favorite Idols. Additionally, the two will perform personal selections from Season 10.

This will also be the first time the American Idol audience will hear the single debuts by both singers. The blog, Taste of Country, revealed yesterday that Scotty’s single is titled “Love You This Big” and Lauren will unveil her version of Kristy Lee Cook’s “Like My Mother Does.”