AMERICAN IDOL iTunes-Only Compilation Album Announced

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For the first time in AMERICAN IDOL history, studio versions of the songs performed by Season 10’s Top 13 finalists on tonight’s show are now on sale exclusively on the iTunes Store as a compilation. Individual songs are also available for sale.

With new judges, a brand-new set and one of the strongest line-ups of competitors since American Idol debuted in 2002, the series is drawing unanimous praise from viewers and critics alike and generating incredible ratings, keeping the show on top of the Nielsen rankings for the seventh consecutive year. American Idol finalists have already sold millions of songs on iTunes.

Simon Fuller, creator and executive producer of American Idol said:

“That number could well surge once these latest songs are available for download, thanks to the popularity of the Season 10 contestants. The Season 10 Top 13 finalists have already got Americatalking.”

The songs released on iTunes are studio versions recorded by the Idols under the guidance of Jimmy Iovine’s team, including some of the hottest producers in the business, such as Rock Mafia, Rodney Jerkins, Don Was, Jim Jonsin, Ron Fair and “Tricky” Stewart. The 13 individual tracks and compilation album that are now on sale are the first to be released on the 19 Recordings/Interscope label. The compilation album sells for $7.99.

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