Gwyneth Paltrow Close to Signing Record Deal

Actress-turned-singer reportedly in talks with Atlantic Records to make a country album

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According to the New York Post's Page Six, Gwyneth Paltrow is close to signing a recording contract with Atlantic Records. According to Page Six's sources, Paltrow intends to make an album of country music in the vein of her songs on the Country Strong soundtrack.

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Paltrow hasn't made a secret of her desire to land a record deal. In her recent appearance on the Oscars red carpet, she told reporters that she was discussing the possibility with several labels.

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Paltrow has been aggressively pursuing a career in music over the past year. Aside from starring as a fictional country singer in Country Strong, she sang Cee Lo Green's hit "Forget You" on Glee and performed at the Country Music Awards, the Grammys and the Oscars. Her second appearance on Glee will air tomorrow.