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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Stefano Signs a Deal

Season 10’s Stefano Langone has added a major feather in his cap by signing with Hollywood Records…

Ken Bunt, executive vice president, Disney Music Group and Hollywood Records, said in a statement, “We are very excited to have Stefano on our roster. He’s an incredibly talented vocalist and songwriter. His story is very inspiring and we are looking forward to helping him achieve his goals.”

Stefano is managed by 19 Entertainment.

As you may recall, Stefano was nearly killed in a car accident in 2009, where he was hit by a drunk driver. The accident left him with two broken arms, a fractured pelvis and other life-threatening injuries. He was wheelchair-bound for months.

Stefano was Jennifer Lopez’s wild card pick and was best known for his performance of Stevie Wonder’s “Lately.”

Stefano has become a celebrity supporter of Eva Longoria’s Padres Contra El Cancer organization, which according to the Hollywood Records press release, is “a health and education curriculum designed to be culturally-relevant, family-centered and community-based.”

No word on when an album or single might be released…

Photo Credit: Miguel Starcevich/Hollywood Records