American Idol Kris Allen signs record deal with Universal MusicApril 18th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Apr 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The winner of the Season 8 of American Idol – Kris Allen has signed a record deal with Universal Music. According to the contract, Universal Music would distribute all the compositions of Kris Allen exclusively. They would also include Kris’s self-titled album ‘Kris Allen’ which was released in late 2009, with the Jive Records Label. The ‘Kris Allen’ album was quite a phenomenal success, and was also on the top ten albums list, which were downloaded digitally. The album was also lodged on the top of the billboard charts.
Perhaps the reason why Universal Music signed him on is because he is not just a singer, but rather an accomplished lyricist as well. He is also a top-notch musician who makes interesting versions of the traditional songs too.
Universal Music has signed on many finalists and winners of the musical reality show American Idol too, in the past, like Jason Castro, and Daughtry.
Kris Allen is just 24 years old. He was born on the 21st of June 1985 in Arkansas. He is married to the hot and pretty Katy Allen. Kris was a student at the University of Central Arkansas, but he wanted to be a full-time musician, so he quit his studies.
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