Former 'American Idol' Winner Fantasia Signs With Primary Wave Management
December 1, 2015 at 12:44 PM (PT)
GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and "AMERICAN Idol" season three winner FANTASIA has signed with PRIMARY WAVE ENTERTAINMENT as the talent management company’s latest artist to join their roster of musicians and film/TV talent. FANTASIA is currently in the studio writing and recording music for a new album slated for release in 2016 and gearing up for the final season of "Idol," the show that helped the songstress launch her mainstream music career in 2004, and will be making guest appearances and performances throughout this last season of the hit show, which premieres JANUARY 6th, 2016 on FOX. She will also perform during the "SINATRA: Voice for a Century" concert gala on DECEMBER 3rd, in NEW YORK CITY, celebrating the music legend’s 100th birthday and will also include performances by CHRISTINA AGUJILERA, STING and others, airing on PBS, DECEMBER 18th.
Commented FANTASIA: “I am humbled and excited about what this new partnership with PRIMARY WAVE represents. I have been blessed to continue doing what I love to do for 12 years. This journey has not always been easy, but my fight to continue singing has molded me into the woman that I am. My fans have shared every up and down with me. We have laughed together and we have cried together. If I know them like I believe I do, they know that this is a new journey for us all. Change had to come, and this one in particular feels Oh So Good! It’s time!!”
PRIMARY WAVE's STEVEN GEENER said: “We have been following FANTASIA’s career for quite a long time and it’s a real pleasure to be working with such a gifted artist."
Added TOM MAFFEI: "She has one of the finest voices of our generation and we are honored to have her join the PRIMARY WAVE family.”