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MAY
23
4 YEARS

'American Idol' Finalist Haley Reinhart Has a Record Deal, Says Parents

According to her parents, the top 3 finalist will debut a new original song on Wednesday's finale.

haley reinhart top 7 performance
Michael Becker / FOX

Does Haley Reinhart already have a record deal?

According to the American Idol Top 3 finalist's parents Harry and Patti, who are fast becoming a treasure trove of key information, she has already recorded a single and plans to debut it on the season 10 finale this Wednesday.

Dad Harry revealed at a concert held at Haley's alma mater Wheeling High School that the song will be used as a barometer of sorts, to "test it out and see what happens" after Wednesday's finale. 

“She likes the song she’s doing, and we hope you like it too,” Haley's mom told an audience of several hundred gathered to support Relay For Life, adding that her "little spitfire" rejected two compositions before settling on the tune. 

No one in the Reinhart clan is crying over Haley's elimination, either. "No. 3 is pretty darn good," said Harry, pointing out that "you don't have to be so tied to the company that way."

All Idol finalists are optioned to 19 Recordings and Interscope Records, should either company wish to sign and release their music. A rep for 19 has yet to respond to THR's request for comment.