RCA records has announced that it has dropped American Idol runner-up, Katharine McPhee, after her debut album failed to go gold despite debuting at #2 on the album charts in February. A top BMG executive told the New York Daily News:
Katharine was hot for a few months. But audiences are fickle.”…”We put millions behind Katharine. Many of us at the label still love her songs. But we’re in the major leagues. We didn’t think she could break into the mainstream. We would rather be honest.”
Yikes. Instead of this quote, they could have rolled Katharine McPhee up in a rug and dropped her off a cliff. It would’ve been basically the same thing.
Katharine singing the national anthem at the Orange Bowl on January 3rd: