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Dillon James, local American Idol contestant, announces record deal

Posted at 8:47 AM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 14:25:46-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Local singer and American Idol contestant Dillon James has been dropping some hints this week to a "big announcement" and on Friday he joined 23ABC News to reveal he has officially been signed by a record label.

James said he will be working with Hollywood Records and Universal Music Group Nashville.

Dillon finished in the top 5 on season 18 of American Idol.

Other notable singers on the record deal include Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Kasey Musgraves, and Luke Bryan.

You can watch Dillon's full journey on American Idol here.