Former ‘American Idol’ Finalist Laci Kaye Booth Signs Major Record Deal

Laci Kaye Booth; Photo by ABC/Karen Neal
Laci Kaye Booth; Photo by ABC/Karen Neal
Laci Kaye Booth; Photo by ABC/Karen Neal

Fan-favorite American Idol contestant Laci Kaye Booth has found a label home with 19 Recordings/ Big Machine Label Group.

The news was announced by Ryan Seacrest on Sunday (May 17) during the star-studded American Idol finale.

“We have some exciting news from last season’s finalist, Laci Kaye Booth,” Seacrest shared. “She just signed a deal with 19 Recordings and Big Machine Label Group. Congratulations!”

Prior to the show, Booth teased the announcement on Instagram, writing, “Tune in for some great talent & great news.”

After the exciting announcement was made, Booth later reacted to the news in an emotion-filled post to Instagram.

“I have a RECORD DEAL!!!! Can’t believe that I’m officially a @bigmachinelabelgroup & #19recordings RECORDING ARTIST,” she wrote. “I’ve been so impatiently waiting to tell y’all & i’m SO INCREDIBLY HAPPY I got to hear @ryanseacrest say it on national TV. Wow. It’s been a wild 2 years & I feel so blessed. So so blessed. Thank you to everyone involved for making me the happiest girl on earth 🥰 HERE WE GO!!!!! 🎉”

Laci Kaye Booth placed in the Top 5 during American Idol season 17 in 2019. During her run on the show, she covered a number of country songs, including Brett Young’s “Mercy” and Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me.” She also joined forces with Laine Hardy for a rousing cover of the iconic Johnny Cash and June Carter duet, “Jackson.”

After the show, Booth relocated to Nashville where she immediately immersed herself in the music community.

Fans can follow the Texas native on Instagram HERE.

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