"Scotty Emerick" (born June 11, 1973) is an American country music singer-songwriter born in Hollywood, Florida.
He is best known for his song-writing association with his friend, the country superstar Toby Keith. Amongst his co-writing credits are Toby Keith's number-one hits "I'm Just Talkin' About Tonight," the Willie Nelson duet "Beer For My Horses," "I Love This Bar," "Whiskey Girl," and "As Good As I Once Was." Emerick co-wrote nine songs on Keith's 2005 album ''Honkytonk University'' and ten of the twelve tracks on Keith's 2006 ''White Trash with Money'' album, including the singles "Get Drunk and Be Somebody" and "A Little Too Late." Emerick plays guitar and sings backing vocals on numerous Keith tracks and features prominently on Keith's "Bus Songs" including the light-hearted "Taliban Song" and "Weed With Willie".
Other songwriting credits include cuts by outlaw country legend Willie Nelson, superstar George Strait, and the band Sawyer Brown. Emerick won the 2004 Songwriter of the Year award from the Nashville Songwriters Association International.