Latest Jason Castro Stories

2010-08-11 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- KIDZ BOP, the #1 kids' music brand in the US, today announced the launch of the first annual KIDZ Star USA Talent Search, a national talent competition for kids and teens ages 15 and under. The online talent search is hosted on KIDZ BOP's leading social networking and video sharing website and gives aspiring young singers a shot at fame, right from home. Now through August 31st, kids can upload a :90 second performance video to KidzStarUSA.com to compete...

2010-04-13 11:57:00

Children's Health Fund is one of the beneficiaries of IDOL GIVES BACK, which airs Wednesday, April 21, on FOX NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "American Idol" finalist Jason Castro, a native of Dallas, TX, will tour the Children's Health Fund's Dallas program, a partnership with Parkland Health & Hospital System, in support of "Idol Gives Back," the Emmy Award-winning television event and musical celebration raising awareness and funds to benefit various U.S. and...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

This Partnership is in Concert with Castro's First Ever Headlining Tour NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic recording artist Jason Castro was introduced to Malaria No More while still an American Idol finalist through the Idol Gives Back charity program, and was shocked to learn that thousands of kids die every day from a disease that's completely preventable and treatable. Malaria No More announces today that Castro has entered the malaria fight as the inaugural "Stayin'...

2009-06-10 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with acclaimed singer/songwriter, Jason Castro. The Texas-based tunesmith - best known as the third runner-up on the 2008 season of Fox's American Idol - parlayed his Idol success into a major-label deal with Atlantic Records, who signed the artist in April 2009 and will release his untitled debut album later this year. Among his creative...

2008-07-08 06:00:23

By Doug Elfman "American Idol" winner David Cook stood there on stage, trying to look cool with his big guitar and a scarf hanging by his belt. And as fans screamed, Cook opened his rock-guy beard mouth to eke out his first horrible song, which they loved: a cover of Lionel Richie's "Hello." If you don't remember this simpering pop ballad, it meekly goes, "Hello? Is it me you're looking for?" When it came out in 1984, everyone with decent taste laughed big hearty laughs of humor-horror...

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