Cook exits Arista Nashville
Thursday, December 11, 2008
– After one album, Kristy Lee Cook is no longer with Arista Records. Cook, who signed with the label after appearing on American Idol had some success with her single Fifteen Minutes of Shame,
but never made an impact at the cash register. Her disc was entitled "Why Wait."
"Kristy Lee Cook has parted ways with Arista Nashville," said a SonyBMG spokesperson Thursday, requesting anonymity.
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