Former X Factor star Fleur East, who is now starring in I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! has parted ways with Simon Cowell's record label, Syco, back in 2017. The 31-year-old singer originally found fame following her appearance on the long-running ITV show. In 2005, Fleur was in the girl group Addictiv Ladies, who were eliminated in the first week of series 2. She returned to X Factor in 2014 and finished as runner-up to eventual winner Ben Haenow. Since then, Fleur has enjoyed a successful career as a singer. Her debut release Love, Sax and Flashbacks climbed to number 14 in the UK album chart.
Fleur East has parted ways from record label Syco
It was revealed that Fleur and Syco parted ways by mutual agreement. A source revealed to HELLO! Online: "Fleur had some great times with Syco but it was felt by both sides now was the time to go down different paths. She will always remain a friend of the label's - because everyone’s really fond of her." When approached for a comment, a spokesperson for Syco revealed: "We can confirm that Fleur East is no longer with Syco Music. We wish her all the best for the future."
The London-born star, who will be remembered for her amazing rendition of Mark Ronson's hit Uptown Funk on X Factor, is now looking forward to the future. A spokesperson for Fleur confirmed: "Fleur has plans to release new music in 2018. She has been recording new songs for some time now and is excited to share her music next year." Fleur's X Factor performance in 2014 was extremely energetic and she received praise from a host of fans and celebrities. Following her success on the X Factor, Fleur returned to the show a year later to perform her own song, but admitted she felt nervous returning to the stage again. "I felt a lot of pressure, but it was an amazing feeling to be able to sing my own song for the first time," she previously told HELLO! Online.