Artist pacts with 19 Recordings/Jive Records
David Archuleta has a job lined up once his “American Idol” tour is over – not that there was any doubt.The 17-year-old “Idol” runner-up has signed a deal with 19 Recordings/Jive Records, according to a Tuesday post on the Web site of the label managed by “Idol” creator Simon Fuller. David Cook, 25, a former bartender from Blue Springs, Mo., won the “American Idol” title when the sixth season of Fox’s top-rated singing competition wrapped up May 21. The title comes with a recording contract.
Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more