Greyson Chance, ‘Idol’ Alums Gabby Barrett and Alejandro Aranda Sign Major Label Deals

Variety | 6/26/2019 | Michele Amabile Angermiller
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Two “American Idol” alumni — Gabby Barrett and Alejandro Aranda — as well as viral star Greyson Chance all announced new major label recording contracts this week.

Barrett, who finished in third place of the first season of the rebooted ABC version of “Idol,” has joined the roster of Warner Music Nashville. The singer had previously let the cat out of the bag during this season of “Idol,” when she returned to the stage to perform her single, “I Hope,” which hit No. 1 on the Radio Disney top 50 in April. The Pennsylvania native was recently tapped as a “Highway Find” artist on the Sirius XM channel, The Highway, with “I Hope” taking the top position on the channel’s top 30 list. She is currently in the studio with Grammy-nominated producer Ross Copperman working on her debut release. Barrett is represented by Red Light Management and William Morris Endeavor.

Season - Reboot - Runner-up - Aranda - Hollywood

Season 2 reboot runner-up Aranda has signed with Hollywood Records, alongside 2019 winner Laine Hardy and 2018 champ Maddie Poppe. In celebration of the news, Aranda announced that he is hitting the road for a 28-date trek under the name of his Twitter and Instagram handle, Scarypoolparty, kicking off Oct. 10 at The UC Theatre in...
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