American Idol Jordin Sparks Signs With 19 Recordings/Jive
August 17, 2007 at 9:17 AM (PT)
JORDIN SPARKS, the youngest AMERICAN IDOL winner ever, signs to 19 RECORDINGS/JIVE RECORDS.
"We’re thrilled to welcome the partnership with 19 RECORDINGS and JORDIN SPARKS as the first IDOL winner to make her home at JIVE," stated ZOMBA LABEL GROUP Pres./CEO BARRY WEISS. "Her poise, her amazing vocal ability, her relentless optimism has been apparent to millions of fans all around the world. We’re honored to have this burgeoning worldwide superstar on JIVE RECORDS."
BMG US Chairman CLIVE DAVIS also commented, "JORDIN is a terrific young singer who has found a great home at JIVE. BARRY and his successful team know how to patiently nurture career artists, and JORDIN SPARKS hints of a legacy and longevity waiting to be fulfilled."
"AMERICAN IDOL has truly been a life altering experience," JORDIN said. "Signing with 19 RECORDINGS/JIVE and BARRY WEISS and his great team is hopefully the beginning of another dream opportunity for me to deliver the kind of meaningful music I love. I can’t wait to share this next chapter of my story with all the fans that have supported me so far."