Fleur East Signs To Simon Cowell's Syco Music
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Fleur East has signed with Syco Music, it is announced today.
Fleur – who was mentored by Simon Cowell on The X Factor - says: “It means so much to be able to have the support and backing of such an amazing label as Syco. I’m so excited to finally have a platform to showcase my music”.
Simon Cowell says: “I am very happy to announce that Fleur East has signed to Syco Music. Fleur proved what a star she was on the show last year and we now look forward to starting work on her record.”
Sonny Takhar, President of Syco Music, adds: “We feel very privileged to welcome Fleur to the Syco family. She is a supremely talented singer, rapper and performer, a rarity in today's business.”
Fleur, whose performance of ‘Uptown Funk’ went to No1 on iTunes within 24 hours of her performing it on the X Factor, is one of the UK’s most exciting new stars. Combining soulful vocals with a captivating, energetic stage presence, Simon Cowell named her performance of ‘Uptown Funk’ as “the greatest performance” he had ever witnessed from a contestant on the show.
Fleur joins winner Ben Haenow in signing with Syco following the final of The X Factor – which was watched by more than 10 million TV viewers.