Now that she’s the official winner of American Idol, Simply Sam goes to expertise fairly a number of adjustments in her life. She’s positively skyrocketed to nationwide fame over the previous few months (and much more so since her huge win), however she gained’t have an excessive amount of time to loosen up and benefit from the fame earlier than she has to get to work. What does the American Idol winner obtain? Apart from fame, after all.
In accordance with The Blast, the 2019 winner of American Idol (Laine Hardy) obtained a report take care of Hollywood Information, together with a money prize of $125,000. The winner can also be given one other $125,000 as soon as the report is accomplished. Nonetheless, the contestant solely has 4 months to finish the report — that’s not loads of time! There’s additionally a reasonably large catch. The contestant receives a $300,000 advance to report the album, however they’re anticipated to pay that quantity again from the album gross sales.
Given the bonkers timeline we’ve discovered ourselves on this yr, there’s an opportunity that Simply Sam’s contract could differ from Laine Hardy’s. She hasn’t spoken concerning the precise particulars of her contract, however she did share a few of her plans for the quick future in an interview with New York Publish. “I plan on flying again on the market and quarantining for 14 days,” she stated. “After which I’ll go examine in with Grandma. And I is perhaps staying for a pair weeks — simply because she advised me that she misses me.”