Simon Cowell drops Ella Henderson from his Syco label.
Ella shot straight to number one with her debut single 'Ghost' Her debut album went platinum but now she has been dropped by Simon Cowell's Syco record label.
A spokesman for Syco confirmed Ella’s exit, saying: “Syco and Ella Henderson are parting company.
“We wish Ella all the best for the future and thank her for her hugely successful contribution over the years.”
Sources told The Sun newspaper 'Bosses lost faith in Ella as her follow-up album hit delay after delay."
“Ella has been an incredible talent for Syco. But it was felt by everyone it was time for a change of direction.
“It is four years since she released her last album and it has been so stop-start since then.
Reportedly other stars signed to Syco Music are also nervously looking over their shoulders.
The source said: “There is something of a spring clean going on at the moment, with bosses taking a good look at all of their current artists.“Every year they take stock and make sure everyone is where they want to be.“
"However, this year there have been rumours other artists may be reconsidered, so there are some very nervous people around at the moment.”