Entertainment Tonight reports with auditions for the second season of ‘American Idol’ beginning in just three days, Paula Abdul broke the story to ET that she reached an agreement late last night to return to judge the newest crop of aspiring stars for the hit show. While no details of the deal were released, Cowell reportedly will receive a million dollars for his encore. Randy Jackson will be back as well when ‘American Idol 2’ premieres in January.
Tamyra Gray Inks RCA Deal
October 15, 2002 – Jawn’s Juice EURweb.com reports ‘American Idol’ finalist Tamyra Gray has inked a deal with RCA Records, though they can’t announce it yet. Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini are the two other ‘American Idol’ stars that have inked deals with the label.