So everyone was upset the other night when Pia was kicked off American Idol.  Here's why you should have been happy.I don't really watch the show, I keep up with it online but I don't watch the show.  My observation is that if you win the competition you are owned by the Idol staff and they don't seem to do much for your career.  However, all of those second placers seem to have rocketing careers.  You are free to record your music with label of your choice, that is what seems to have happened with Pia.  She has already landed a recording contract.

"Starting [Thursday] night after the show, Interscope told her they wanted her and first thing [Friday] morning Interscope brass started calling every top songwriter and producer in town to get an album together and rush release it," a source familiar with the contract told US Weekly.

So don't be sad for Pia she will do just fine and I'm guessing within a year will have a great career ahead of her.