Simon Cowell Snubs The X Factor's Tamera Foster & Luke Friend From Record Label?

1 January 2014

Simon Cowell will reportedly snap up The X Factor's Nicholas McDonald and Rough Copy for his Syco record label - but will not sign Tamera Foster or Luke Friend, despite the plaudits they won from the show's judges.

Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow had been unanimous in tipping Tamera and Luke for future stardom, but it seems that they will not bag immediate record deals once their contracts with the ITV show expire after the upcoming live tour.

However, it is thought that Scottish 17-year-old Nicholas McDonald and semi-finalists Rough Copy have had more luck, and will release albums with Sony later this year.

Simon Cowell Snubs The X Factor's Tamera Foster & Luke Friend From Record Label?
Simon Cowell Snubs The X Factor's Tamera Foster & Luke Friend From Record Label?

Tamera Foster (WENN)

Luke and Kingsland Road are expected to be snapped up elsewhere, while Tamera has been offered a development deal rather than an outright recording contract.

Speaking to The Sun, an insider said: "No final decisions have yet been taken on who aside from Sam Bailey will get deals. But Cowell and Sony have their eyes on Rough Copy and Nicholas who are likely to get snapped up next month.

"Despite growing through the show, it is looking unlikely Luke will get a deal within Sony, although he is sure to have interest from other companies."

They added: "Other acts like Kingsland Road are sure to bag deals — but they’ll have to wait three months until they can do so."

Miley Cyrus Kisses Ryan Seacrest As She Celebrates New Year In New York
Miley Cyrus 'Experimenting With Women And Threesomes' Shock Report Claims
'A Dream Come True': Kaley Cuoco Marries Ryan Sweeting In Pink Vera Wang Gown

What to read next

Hilton HHonors™ Card

Get 75,000 Hilton HHonors™ Bonus Points! Terms Apply. Offer ends 5/4

Heartburn During Pregnancy

Dealing With Pregnancy is Hard Enough. Getting Heartburn While Pregnant is a Pain. Learn What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy.

Veterans Can Get Great Rates With A Refinance

You could save big by reducing your rate with a VA home refinance. Compare quotes and take advantage of your benefits!

Do NOT pay your insurance until you try this.

If you drive less than 55 miles/day or have no DUI's you can get auto insurance for as low as $29/Month! See if you qualify.

Overplucked Eyebrows? Discover WunderBrow

Are your brows sparse or over-plucked? Perfect the look of your brows now with WUNDERBROW!

Banks "Outraged" by Brilliant Home Payoff Method

Before you pay your next mortgage you should see this. Millions of homeowners are already amazed. If your bank knew you did this, they'd freak!