|“AMERICAN IDOL” TOP 9 COMPILATION ALBUM FEATURING STUDIO VERSIONS OF FULL SONGS PERFORMED ON TONIGHT’S SHOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON iTUNES
ALBUM FEATURES TRACKS PRODUCED BY RODNEY JERKINS, JIM JONSIN,
TRICKY STEWART, ROCK MAFIA, RON FAIR AND RYAN TEDDER
Album and Tracks Go on Sale Following Wednesday, April 6th “Idol” Broadcast
April 6, 2011 –This week brings you another 9 songs with the release of the “American Idol Top 9 Season 10” album compilation. Featuring the full length Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songs performed by contestants on tonight’s show, the set will go on sale once again exclusively on the iTunes Store following Wednesday’s April 6th “American Idol.” Individual songs will also be available for sale.
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 Rodney Jerkins, Jim Jonsin, “Tricky” Stewart, Rock Mafia, Ron Fair and OneRepublic front man Ryan Tedder. The 9 individual tracks and compilation album that will go on sale tonight are being released on the 19 Recordings/Interscope label. The compilation album will sell for $7.99.
Track listing for the “American Idol Top 9 Season 10” album compilation is:
Casey Abrams “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” produced by Jim Jonsin
Haley Reinhart “Piece Of My Heart” produced by Tricky
Jacob Lusk “Man In The Mirror” produced by Rock Mafia
James Durbin “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” produced by Jim Jonsin
Lauren Alaina “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” produced by Rodney Jerkins
Paul McDonald “Folsom Prison Blues” produced by Rodney Jerkins
Pia Toscano “River Deep Mountain High” produced by Ron Fair
Scotty McCreery “That’s All Right” produced by Tricky
Stefano Langone “When A Man Loves A Woman” produced by Ryan Tedder
About INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M RECORDS
Combining the legacies of three of the most influential record labels in modern music history, Interscope Geffen A&M Records embarked on a new tradition of musical achievement with its unification on January 1, 1999. Headed by Chairman Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Geffen A&M is a major force in global music, developing chart-topping artists across a wide range of musical genres including rock, rap, pop and alternative. Interscope Geffen A&M Records is part of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company.
About CKX, Inc.
CKX, Inc. is engaged in the ownership, development and commercial utilization of globally recognized entertainment content. The Company’s current properties include the rights to the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali and the operations of Graceland. Through its wholly-owned division 19 Entertainment Ltd., CKX owns proprietary rights to the “Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” television brands, including the “American Idol” series in the United States and local adaptations of the “Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” television show formats, which collectively, air in more than 100 countries, as well as other television properties. Also through 19, CKX has relationships and partnerships with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Daughtry and David Cook. For more information about CKX, Inc., visit its corporate website at www.ckx.com.
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