It’s official. According to a press release posted on David Cook’s My Space, he’s been signed to RCA Records.
American Idol winner David Cook has been signed to 19 Recordings / RCA Records and is preparing to start recording his debut album which is due for release in fall 2008.
Cook, who’s first single, “The Time Of My Life” skyrocketed to 1 on iTunes within 7 hours of being available, will be recording his album over the summer while on the road with the American Idol tour. The tour kicks off on July 1st in Glendale, AZ and wraps on September 13th in Tulsa, OK.
Congratulations to David! And Yay! to quick signing news. David Archuleta is next…
Magic Rainbows “The Time of My Life” is doing very well since it’s release last Thursday:
“‘The Time Of My Life’ has sold 236, 024 digital tracks in 4 days, making it the best single debut of an American Idol since season two. Additionally, Cook currently has 17 tracks on the Top 100 Digital Songs Chart, the most ever by any artist.
…The Time Of My Life is blowing up at radio, coming in as the 1 most added at Hot AC and AC radio right out of the box and 2 most added at Top 40 radio, pulling in over 6 million listeners in less than a week without an official launch. Additionally, it was the biggest single premiere on AOL PopEater site, garnering over 1 million streams in 24 hours.
There’s more sales news in this week’s sales thread…
Go Cookie! I’d say he’s poised to do very well once his record is released this fall.