George Huff Inks Word Deal

'Idol' finalist to release Xmas set.

"American Idol" finalist George Huff has signed with Word Records, the Nashville-based Christian division of Warner Bros. His label debut will be a Christmas EP, due in November.

Huff was one of the final five contestants on the third season of “American Idol.” A 22-year-old chef from New Orelans, he has been part of the 50-city “American Idols Live” tour.