Still playing catch up! Here’s a round-up of Idol Record News:
- David Archuleta, set to go on tour with Demi Lovato this summer, will be releasing a digital bundle of songs exclusively on iTunes, on Tuesday, June 9th. The bundle will include the live …Touch My Hand video coupled with audio versions of two fan favorites, …Zero Gravity and the Vanessa Carlton cover song, …1, 000 Miles.
- Season 7 Idol, Brooke White, just sent out the new single from her upcoming album, High Hopes and Heartbreaks album, set to drop July 21. “Radio Radio” is, according to Idol Chatter, “a sweet little piano-based pop tune that wouldn’t have sounded at all out of place on AM radio circa 1974.” Country music program director, Steve Warren twitters, “…it’s A/C and, really, the best I’ve heard from these make-believe “stars'”
- Ruben Studdard released his new album in the midst of Idol final madness, May 19. Love Is debuted on the Billboard 200 at #36 and Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums at #8. The single “Together” is currently at #65 on Billboards Hot R&B/Hip Hops songs chart, and #18 on Hot Adult R&B Airplay. Purchase Love is at Amazon and iTunes.
- Lakisha Jones also released her debut album on May 19. So Glad I’m Me bowed on Billboard’s Top Heatseekers at #24 and Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums at #47. Her single, “Let’s Go Celebrate” is currently #36 on the Hot Adult R&B Airplay chart. So Glad I’m Me is available at Amazon and iTunes.
- Season 6 Idol, Brandon Rogers re-recorded and re-released his pre-Idol album, Automatic, on May 26. It’s available now at both Amazon and iTunes. You can listen two tunes, “Joy” and “Broken” on his MySpace page HERE. A music video for “Joy” will be released soon, and a CD release party is set for June 13 at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, CA.