'American Idol': Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina sign with Mercury Nashville

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Well, that was quick.

"American Idol's" Season 10 Top 2 Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina have signed record deals with Mercury Nashville. The record label is running an ad in the Billboard Country Update welcoming Scotty and Lauren to the family and thanking "Country Radio for a great start."

So far, McCreery has sold over 173,000 downloads of his coronation single "I Love You This Big." The single also broke the Country chart record for best debut by a new artist, landing at No. 32.

Alaina's first single -- "Like My Mother Does" -- is also experiencing success on the charts, coming in at No. 49. The song has sold over 124,000 downloads.

Check out Mercury Nashville's ad featuring McCreery and Alaina below and then head on over to the comments to tell us whose album you're looking forward to more:

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