"American Idol" songs headed to iTunes
Studio versions of the songs performed tonight (3/9) by the Season 10 " American Idol" Top 13 finalists will go on sale exclusively on the iTunes Store as a compilation album following the broadcast of the Fox-TV show. Individual songs will also be available for sale.
According to a press release, "American Idol" finalists have already sold millions of songs on iTunes.
"That number could well surge once these latest songs are available for download, thanks to the popularity of the Season 10 contestants," Simon Fuller, creator and executive producer of "American Idol" said in a press release. "The Season 10 Top 13 finalists have already got America talking."
The songs released on iTunes are studio versions recorded by the Idols under the guidance of mentor/Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine's team, including producers Rock Mafia, Rodney Jerkins, Don Was, Jim Jonsin, Ron Fair and "Tricky" Stewart. The 13 individual tracks and compilation album that will go on sale tonight are the first to be released on the 19 Recordings/Interscope label. The compilation album will sell for $7.99.