Haenow has left Syco records just over a year after releasing his first single.
Former ‘X-Factor’ winner Ben Haenow has confirmed he’s parted ways with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, after just one year of working together. The 31-year-old was crowned the winner of the ITV talent show in 2014, beating Fleur East, but he’s suffered from poor record sales in recent months.
Ben Haenow has left Simon Cowell’s record label.
On Thursday The Sun reported that Haenow had been axed from Syco with an ‘X-Factor’ source saying “Simon made the decision with a heavy heart. He was a big supporter of Ben but it’s simply down to business — Fleur East, who came second, has done much better.”
The singing show star is not the first winner to be dropped by the label
Former X Factor winner Ben Haenow has been dropped from Simon Cowell’s record label, Syco. Ben, a former driver from Croydon, triumphed on the Saturday night singing show in 2014 and his single went straight in at the Christmas number one.
Ben Haenow has been dropped from his record label
Unfortunately, Haenow’s success hasn’t been repeated with the lead single from his debut album - a duet with Kelly Clarkson, Second Hand Heart - only reaching number 21.
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Ben Haenow - Christmas lights switch-on, Oxford Street - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 1st November 2015
Ben Haenow - Ben Haenow arrives at Key 103 radio station Manchester as part of a radio Promotional tour. - Manchester, United Kingdom - Wednesday 21st October 2015