American Idol engage Lionel Richie performing reside. Photo Credit score: Raph_PH
Reservoir Media (NASDAQ: RSVR) has officially partnered with American Idol producer 19 Entertainment to ink publishing affords with the long-running sequence’ contestants.
Unusual York City-based fully Reservoir and 19 Entertainment (a division of Sony Photographs Tv) unveiled their easy tie-up recently, making sure that they’ll “just to impress recent publishing affords with the proficient contestants” at hand. Furthermore, Reservoir has committed to rising taking fragment mavens’ “songwriting with sturdy beef up” on both the marketing and ingenious aspects.
In the period in-between, BMG, 19 Entertainment’s “tag accomplice,” is decided to continue working with the entity within the support of So You Judge You Can Dance however the honest-published pact. Unhurried 2022 saw BMG impress American Idol alumnus Adam Lambert, who dropped an album entitled High Drama in February of this year.
19 and BMG maintain also released tracks from 21-year-extinct Noah Thompson (who received American Idol season 20) and 23-year-extinct HunterGirl (the runner-up on the identical season). The country acts honest no longer too long within the past returned to the sequence to build a tune known as “One Day Tonight,” and the Sunday-night episode attracted 5.1 million viewers and scored a 0.6 rating within the 18-34 demographic, per TVLine.
In statements, execs from the concerned firms touched upon the perceived doable of the union, emphasizing also that American Idol is within the meanwhile in its 21st season (and its sixth on ABC).
“Reservoir has always pledged to support rising artists develop with bespoke beef up from our ingenious team,” communicated president and COO Rell Lafargue, “and we are elated to maintain the chance to explain that dedication alongside 19 Entertainment and American Idol, a impress that has been supporting rising artists for over two a protracted time.
“From John Ozier and Greg Gallo in Nashville to Donna Caseine in L.A., to Charlie Pinder and Annette Barrett in London and more, we look forward to striking the global Reservoir ingenious sources into these affords,” concluded the longtime Reservoir exec, whose alternate has to this level in 2023 received the tune IP of Sonny Rollins, Dion, and Mannie Unusual, to title some.
And in remarks of her maintain, Sony Photographs Tv VP of tune Elissa Felman elaborated upon 19’s broader goal of creating itself as “an artist building hub.”
“For the past few years, we at 19 were hyper-targeted on turning 19 into an artist building hub, signing artists from the good pool of skill figured out by the team within the support of American Idol,” Felman relayed in fragment. “We know the handiest formula we’re winning in that finishing up is by partnering with some of the tip groups within the alternate, and we couldn’t be more overjoyed to be partnering with the fabulous and ingenious workers at Reservoir.”