Sam Bailey parts ways with Simon Cowell's Syco label
Sam Bailey, the winner of The X-Factor in 2013, has parted ways with Simon Cowell's Syco record label after 14 months.
The singer won the show's 10th series back in December 2013, beating out the likes of Luke Friend and Nicholas McDonald to take the prize, but has now confirmed that she has left the label.
She tweeted the news to fans, writing:
Hi guys yes it's true I have parted ways with syco!! Don't worry tho, I'm happy xx lots of exciting things happening xx— Sam Bailey Official (@SamBaileyREAL) February 14, 2015
I wish people wouldn't see the "syco thing" as a negative!!! I'm genuinely happy how things are going xx onwards and upwards xx 💪👍👊👏👌🎶☕️🏡— Sam Bailey Official (@SamBaileyREAL) February 16, 2015
Bailey released her debut album The Power Of Love in March of last year. The album, which you can preview on the right of the page, consisted of covers of some of music's best known power ballads.