Scotty McCreery at the 12 Man Jam (Photo by David Conger)The video greeting and birthday wishes from NFL Seattle Seahawks (and former North Carolina State)
players Steven Hauschka and J.R. Sweezy is played for the audience at the KMPS Man Jam.

Scotty McCreery at the 12 Man Jam (Photo by David Conger)Retired NFL Seattle Seahawks players Joe Tafoya (in hat) and Norm Johnson present birthday cake to
Scotty McCreery onstage at the KMPS Man Jam.

Country music singer/songwriterScotty McCreery turns 21 today. While performing last night at the KMPS Presents: The Sunset Chevrolet 12 Man Jam in Seattle, the Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope recording artist was surprised on stage by retired NFL Seattle Seahawks players Joe Tafoya and Norm Johnson with a birthday cake to celebrate the occasion. The cake was brought out at 9:00 PM/PT, which was midnight on the East Coast and thus ensuring the young North Carolina native was officially 21.

Scotty McCreery at the 12 Man Jam (Photo by David Conger)Scotty McCreery blows out the candles on his birthday cake as retired NFL Seattle Seahawks players
Joe Tafoya (in hat) and Norm Johnson look on..

As part of the event, KMPS also played a brief video from NFL Seattle Seahawks players, Steven Hauschka and J.R. Sweezy, sending their birthday greetings. Before joining the Seahawks, both Hauschka and Sweezy played football at North Carolina State, where McCreery is currently enrolled.

Scotty McCreery at the 12 Man Jam (Photo by David Conger)Scotty McCreery high-fives retired Seattle Seahawks player Norm Johnson on the occasion of his 21st
birthday as retired Seattle Seahawks player Joe Tafoya looks on.

McCreery will spend his birthday weekend with family and friends in North Carolina, before returning to the road next week  on his “See You Tonight Tour” with upcoming dates in Fayetteville, NC (Oct. 17), Toms River, NJ (Oct. 18), Bethlehem, PA (Oct. 19) and many more. McCreery is currently touring in support of his sophomore album, See You Tonight, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums charts and features both his Gold-certified, Top 10 hit “See You Tonight” and his current Top 20 and climbing single, “Feelin’ It.” His record-breaking, Platinum-certified first album, Clear As Day, debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 charts, making him the first country artist, as well as the youngest artist, to do so with their debut studio album. Clear As Day, which features fan-favorite songs such as “Trouble with Girls,” “Water Tower Town” and “I Love You This Big,” reached No. 1 on five separate Billboard charts –Billboard Top 200, Top Current Albums, Digital Albums, Internet Albums and Top Country Albums. McCreery, who won the tenth season of “American Idol” in 2011, was named the Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist at the 2013 American Country Awards.

Visit Scotty’s web site to keep up with all the latest news and tour dates. And, check out hisFacebook page, and remember to “Like” it while you are there. You can follow Scotty on Twitter @ScottyMcCreery. If you aren’t already following Country’s Chatter on Twitter, you will find us @countryschatter.

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The video greeting and birthday wishes from NFL Seattle Seahawks (and former North Carolina State) players Steven Hauschka and J.R. Sweezy is played for the audience at the KMPS Man Jam. Retired NFL Seattle Seahawks players Joe Tafoya (in hat) and Norm Johnson present birthday cake to Scotty McCreery onstage at the...