Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery's post-American Idol career is off to a strong start.

The reality show champ's debut album, Clear As Day, has gone platinum after only being released in October, USA Today reports.

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"Never in a million years did I dream that the album would go platinum in three months," McCreery said in a statement. "Never in a million years did I dream that the album would go platinum. It's wild! It's going to take me a few months or years to really wrap my head around it."

Clear As Day has sold 856,000 copies and shipped more than one million. His current single is "The Trouble With Girls."