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Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox Already Signed to Labels

May 28, 2010 (2:27 am) GMT
The winner and the runner up 'American Idol' season 9 are signed to different labels with DeWyze joining Adam Lambert and Bowersox joining Kris Allen.

Music executives are extra fast in signing this year's champion and runner up of "" for a recording deal. Billboard, in its exclusive story, said that both and have secured a recording contract less than 24 hours since the coronation took place on Wednesday, May 26.

DeWyze, the winner, is signed to 19 Recordings Limited and RCA Records, joining and . His first single would be 's "Beautiful Day" which he sung during the Tuesday final performance night.

Meanwhile, Bowersox is to join , and in 19 Recordings Limited and Jive Records. Her first single is 's "Up to the Mountain".

If the labels would follow previous years' pattern then the major debut album by DeWyze and Bowersox can be expected in the fourth quarter of this year. The singles have been released on iTunes and radio with DeWyze's single receiving 27 all-format spins and Bowersox's 5 all-format spins. The data was provided by Nielsen BDS.

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