Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.

Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.
American Idol 2 third place finalist Kimberley Locke has signed with Curb Records. The company’s chairman “flew to Memphis to see her in concert with the ‘American Idols Live’ show and offered her a contract on the spot. The deal was finalized on Saturday [Sept. 6],” Billboard reports. She started recording her record yesterday. Billboard also reports that Kimberley’s “first meeting with Curb and Stewart was captured on video in Memphis and will be seen in a Fox TV special featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the ‘American Idols Live’ tour” which will air Sept. 24.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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