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Kris Allen Lands Publishing Deal With Universal Music

April 16, 2010 (8:14 am) GMT
The winner of 'American Idol' season 8 is looking forward to a 'long and prosperous' relationship with the publishing company.
Kris Allen

It has been officially announced that sealed a publishing deal with Universal Music. The deal includes Allen's self-titled album "" as well as future works during the term of the agreement.

The winner of "" season 8 said, "I look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Monti Olson and the creative staff at Universal Music Publishing Group." Monti Olson, Senior Vice President of Universal Music Publishing Group, added, "I am proud that a songwriter of Kris' caliber would choose to make Universal Music Publishing Group his home. I look forward to the future with Kris."

Kris Allen has released his post-"Idol" album in November 2009. He returned to the stage of the reality singing competition in a February episode, reuniting with . At that time, he performed "Let It Be" and talked about his experience of visiting Haiti, while Iraheta sang "Scars".

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