Simon Cowell has been teamed up with Little Mix since they gained The X Factor U.Okay. in 2011, however over the weekend, the information broke that Cowell's Syco Music was now not working with the lady group. In a brand new interview with The Sun printed Tuesday (Nov. 13), Cowell informed his aspect of the story, explaining that it was on account of a rift with Little Mix's administration firm over a songwriting credit score, not with the ladies themselves.
“It was simply embarrassing however, funnily sufficient, I used to be extra irritated, once more, not about me, however in regards to the truth individuals who had labored so exhausting in my firm had been being misrepresented," Cowell stated of his points with Modest Management. "Why do artists assume they’re extra necessary than workers members? They’re not. They’re the identical."
Cowell additional defined the incident, saying, “The irony was the document they had been arguing about, which is 'Woman Like Me,' they didn’t need to document. This was a type of ironic instances that we had been having a success and no person was glad.”
"Woman Like Me," that includes Nicki Minaj, is presently climbing the U.Okay. singles chart, peaking at No. 2 thus far. The tune additionally brought about drama between Minaj and Cardi B, who argued publicly over which rapper was supplied the function first.
Despite now not working with Little Mix, Cowell nonetheless had good issues to say in regards to the lady group. "I can present you all of the correspondence between me and the ladies over time," he stated. "There’s by no means been an occasion after we’ve fallen out. I stand by the very fact they’re the toughest working bunch of ladies I’ve ever labored with. They deserve the whole lot they’ve received.”