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OCT
20
3 YEARS

'American Idol's' Crystal Bowersox Parts Ways With 19 Recordings, Sony Music

The season 9 runner-up, who released her debut album in 2010, is now a free agent.

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Harper Smith

Following Lee DeWyze's lead, American Idol's Crystal Bowersox has parted ways with her label. The season 9 runner-up was signed to Sony Music's Jive Records (the label's moniker was recently retired by RCA Records, which absorbed most of the company’s roster, including season 8 winner Kris Allen) and released her debut album, Farmer’s Daughter, in December 2010. It has sold more than 205,000 copies.

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Bowersox’s contract with 19 Recordings has also expired, leaving the singer a free agent, her manager confirms. DeWyze remains on the 19 roster.

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The Ohio native who won over America with her rootsy-style and soulful delivery is slated to guest star in ABC’s Body of Proof on Oct. 25.