Scotty McCreery will be playing at SeaWorld this weekend as part of their Bands, Brews & BBQ concert series and has now defended his decision, saying that he did his homework before deciding to stick with it.

"You know, there's two sides to every story, and I've done my research and feel like it's a fine decision to go out there and play SeaWorld," he said in a recent interview.

SeaWorld has been at the center of protests ever since the documentary "Blackfish" was released.

Scotty will play this Saturday, March 1.