“I Love You This Big” is the debut single and coronation song of American Idol’s season 10 winner, Scotty McCreery. On May 25, 2011, Scotty McCreery was crowned the winner of American Idol season 10, making him the youngest male winner at age 17, and the second youngest winner ever behind season 6 winner Jordin Sparks, who was 17 when she won in 2007. Scotty released his coronation single “I Love You This Big” on May 25, 2011, immediately after winning the tenth season of American Idol. Scotty signed with Mercury Nashville. He earn a contract that gave him over $250,000 in advances for recording the first album. The song debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number 32, becoming the highest debut single. The song sold 171,404 units in its first week of released.