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2010-01-20 05:00:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today the launch of Brighten Bay Idol, an online talent search for the next bight star*. The sweepstakes, which kicks off today, invites consumers to log on to BrightenBay.com to see if they have what it takes to be a bright spot in a dingy world! Participants have until March 2 to upload their own 'Idol' acting audition video clips for the chance to win a walk-on role on the popular CBS...

2009-08-29 13:27:02

U.S. singer Kris Allen says he will follow up his win on American Idol with the release of his debut album on Nov. 17. The 24-year-old singer, who won the eighth season of the Fox singing competition, announced the album release date through the social networking service Twitter on Thursday, Billboard.com reported Friday. The release date has been confirmed by an unidentified 19 Entertainment representative. Allen's New Release 2009 is already available for pre-sale on Amazon.com. The debut...

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2009-06-22 19:13:52

RCA Records and 19 Recordings said Monday they have teamed up exclusively with Wal-Mart to release 'American Idol' Season 8, a compilation CD. Set to drop June 30, the album will only be available at Wal-Mart and Walmart.com at a retail price of $10, the announcement said. The compilation album marks the first time the favorites sung by this season's Top 10 finalists have been made available on CD, the record labels said. The album includes two tracks from American Idol champion Kris Allen --...

2009-06-20 11:56:22

Adam Lambert, who earned a fan base with his singing on the U.S. TV series American Idol, will release an album this summer, sources tell Billboard magazine. Billboard.com reported Friday the forthcoming album from Lambert, who came in second on the Fox series last season, will feature songs he co-wrote and recorded prior to appearing on Idol. On With The Show will be released by Hi Fi Recordings and Wilshire Records, the sources said. Hi Fi Chief Executive Officer John Hecker praised the...

2009-06-10 12:19:28

19 Recordings announced Wednesday it has signed American Idol finalist Allison Iraheta, and her recordings have been licensed to Jive Records. At 16, Iraheta was the youngest contestant ever to make it to the Idol Top 12. She was among Season 8's Top 4 before she was eliminated from the competition. Her debut album is slated for release this fall, her record label said. I think I'm still in shock that this is happening -- getting to record my first album and this whole awesome experience is a...

2009-06-08 06:15:00

Slated To Release Debut Album In Fall 2009 NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that 19 Recordings has signed Kris Allen, and his recordings have been licensed to Jive Records." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY28878 ) "Kris won the hearts of millions of Americans with his soulful voice, good looks and gracious demeanor," stated Simon Fuller, Creator and Executive Producer of American Idol and Founder & CEO of 19 Entertainment. "However it is...

2009-05-24 11:27:05

Singer Kris Allen, who defeated Adam Lambert to win the eighth season of American Idol, says Lambert was one of the U.S. TV series' best contestants ever. CNN said Saturday that Allen applauded Lambert for his second-place run on the Fox singing competition, crediting his fellow Idol finalist with being last season's most consistent performer. He's been probably the most consistent performer this year, and just overall probably one of the best performers that's ever been on the 'Idol' stage,...

2009-02-22 16:22:20

Teenage singer Molly Sanden says she was shocked to be picked one of 11 finalists in Sweden's competition to determine its Eurovision entry. Sanden, who advanced to the Melodifestivalen final this weekend along with the pop trio E.M.D., at the age of 16 is the most recent teen to make the event's final round since singers Amy Diamond and Carol Haggkvist, The Local reported Sunday. I am so shocked. This is the most fun I have had in all of my life, Sanden said after qualifying for the final...

2009-02-04 08:00:00

Last Season's American Idol Winner Kicks off his first Headline tour "The Declaration Tour - 2009" in Tallahassee, FL on February 13th NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- David Cook's self titled debut CD has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales exceeding 1 million units. American Idol Cook is set to kick off his first headline tour, "The Declaration Tour - 2009" in Tallahassee, FL on February 13th. Released on November 18th, 2008, David Cook (19 Recordings / RCA Records) entered the...

2009-02-01 14:53:33

Sanjaya Malakar, a standout in the sixth season of American Idol, says this season's new judge, Kara DioGuardi, is revitalizing the U.S. TV series. Malakar, who came in seventh in his Idol season, said DioGuardi adds new life to the judges' table, which had been made up of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson since the show began in 2002, the New York Daily News said Saturday. I think it's weird to see four judges, but she's obviously qualified, he said. And she's bringing something...


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