As we’ve learned from more than one reality competition over the past few years, just because you don’t win the grand prize doesn’t mean you’re going to lose out on a shot at a singing career.
Although “X Factor’s” Chris Rene was a runner-up to the show’s first season winner Melanie Amaro, he’s joining the singer at Epic Records nonetheless, a rep from the label tells CNN.
“I’ve dreamt about this moment my whole life,” Rene has told Entertainment Weekly. “And now it’s here. Working with L.A. Reid — ‘Big Homie’ — is a dream come true.”
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