Ananya Nanda, the 14-year-old girl from Bhubaneswar in Odisha who recently won the Indian Idol Junior 2 title, has signed a two-year record deal with music label Universe Music India.
Universal Music India has roped in Ananya Nanda for a two-year record deal and the finished project will be revealed in consecutive year. Not only Ananya but also othre contenders of Indian Idol Junior 2; Vaishnav Girish, Nahid Afrin, Nithyashree Venkataramanan and Moti Khan will be part of the project. They will get to release one single by Universal.
Universe will also sign on these singers for a holistic 360 degree contract for two years wherein all aspects including live show, endorsements, music albums will be solely managed by the label.
The record label will also take care of the live shows, endorsements and the music albums. The young talents were found via the singing talent show. This record label deal will further give a boost to their confidence will be another opportunity to showcase their talent to the rest of the nation.
Ananya was also part of the Indian Idol Junior 1 last year. But she got eliminated in the initial theater rounds . But this time she came back more prepared and all her efforts and practice made her the winner of the season 2 of Indian Idol Junior.
“The talent has been outstanding and it’s my firm belief that these Indian Idol Juniors today are tomorrow’s stars,” said RH Chhatrapati, Vice President Universal Music & EMI, South Asia.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times