Scotty McCreery channels Elvis to pay a tearful tribute to Charley Pride

Scott McCreery wrote ‘Five More Minutes’ in honor of his grandfather. He never knew that he would sing the song as a tribute to country legend Charley Pride.

The Grand Ole Opry is home to many performances by country musicians past and present. Charley Pride was one of those musicians that graced fans with his presence with songs like ‘Kiss an Angel Good Morning’.

Pride passed away on December 12 at the age of 86. His rise to fame in country music was a reminder that if you have a passion, you can beat all odds to pursue it and become a legend.

Pride’s passing saddened the country music world. And Scotty McCreery took to the stage to perform his song ‘Five More Minutes’ in honor of Pride.

While a country music legend is gone, the work of Charley Pride will live on forever. And this tribute by Scott McCreery is the perfect way to say goodbye.