Mumbai : Leading Music label Universal Music India has signed an Exclusive contract with the Top 10 contestants from the popular `Idol’ television property Indian Idol season- 9. Emerging as a powerhouse of explosive talent, Indian Idol’s Ninth Edition is back on the small screen on Sony Entertainment Television. In its ninth season, the reality show has brought together invariable talent from across the country keeping the audiences in awe week after week with their prodigious flair.
A well established brand the `Idol’ property has introduced new talents with the original trio of judges-Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam. In search of the country’s next singing sensation, Universal Music India’s association with Indian Idol creates an incredible platform to showcase the best voices of the youth.
Universal Music offers the contestants a 360 degree contract wherein the young artists’ assignments, music albums and Live shows will be solely managed by the leading record label.
Speaking on the occasion, R H Chhatrapati, Vice President Universal Music& EMI -South Asia, said, “Our association with `Idol’ both globally & here has been very successful as we saw the recorded music & the Live piece make it into a sustainable business. The talent has been outstanding and it’s my firm belief that the Indian Idol contestants are tomorrow’s stars.”