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Kristy Lee Cook inks with Broken Bow

Monday, November 1, 2010 – Kristy Lee Cook, who previously was on Arista, signed a recording and publishing deal on Broken Bow Records and Magic Mustang Music, respectively.

"Kristy Lee Cook has a natural talent and beauty that is very captivating," said Broken Bow head Benny Brown. "She has so much going on and is so passionate about her music, we are thrilled to sign her to our Broken Bow roster."

Cook was a season seven American Idol finalist and released one disc with Arista, but split with the label after one album. She gained airplay with the song 15 Minutes of Shame. Cook also hosts a television show, "Goin' Country."

Broken Bow is home to Jason Aldean and James Wesley.

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