"AMERICAN IDOL XIII" Top Two Finalists Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson Release New Singles Available Now AVAILABLE ON AMERICANIDOL.COM AND ITUNES
FINALISTS WILL PERFORM THE ORIGINAL MUSIC LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THE "AMERICAN IDOL XIII" SEASON FINALE ON TUESDAY, MAY 20TH, ON FOX
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in "American Idol" history, fans will be able to hear the Top Two Finalists Jena Irene's and Caleb Johnson's new original songs before they perform them live during the AMERICAN IDOL XIII Season Finale. Both singles are streaming at americanidol.com and are available now on iTunes (iTunes.com/AmericanIdol).
Caleb Johnson's debut single "As Long As You Love Me" is written by Justin Hawkins and produced by Howard Benson.
Jena Irene's single is "We Are One" written by Anne Preven, Felicia Barton and Mitch Allan and produced by Mitch Allan.
The AMERICAN IDOL XIII Season Finale will air Tuesday, May 20, (8:00-9:00 PM live ET/tape-delayed PT) and Wednesday, May 21, (8:00-10:00 PM live ET/tape-delayed PT) on FOX.
This summer, Jena and Caleb embark on the American Idol Live! 2014 concert tour. The 41-show tour kicks off June 24, in Binghamton, NY and stops in major cities, including New York and Los Angeles, before wrapping in Redmond, WA on Saturday, August 23. Tickets are on sale now via www.americanidol.com/tour.
AMERICAN IDOL XIII is produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group.
About 19 Entertainment/CORE Media Group Inc.
19 Entertainment is a division of CORE Media Group Inc. and home to iconic and enduring properties like AMERICAN IDOL and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. CORE Media Group Inc. launched in May 2012 as a newly-branded version of the company formerly known as CKx. For more information about CORE Media Group Inc. and 19 Entertainment, visit www.coremediagroup.com.
About INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M
Combining the legacies of three of the most influential record labels in modern music history, Interscope Geffen A&M embarked on a new tradition of musical achievement with its unification on January 1, 1999. Headed by Chairman and CEO Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Geffen A&M is a major force in global music, developing chart-topping artists across a wide range of musical genres including rock, rap, pop and alternative. Interscope Geffen A&M is part of Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company. www.interscope.com
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