As it turns out, getting eliminated from 'American Idol' may be the best thing that ever happened to Pia Toscano.
Sources tell US Weekly that the 22-year-old beauty, who was shockingly booted from 'Idol' last Thursday, has scored a record deal with Interscope Records, which is chaired by 'Idol' mentor Jimmy Iovine.
The label is reportedly "rushing her into the studio to record an album ASAP,&
'American Idol' got its second shocking elimination of the season, only this time, the judges weren't able to Pia Toscano.
In a major surprise, the 22-year-old beauty, who wowed America early on with such performances as 'I'll Stand By You,' 'All By Myself' and this week's 'River Deep, Mountain High,' leaves the competition tonight as season 10 wields down to just eight contestants.