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.

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