It goes to prove that curse of The X Factor really exists

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Oh dear, the curse of The X Factor has struck again.

Alexandra Burke, who was once described as the ‘future of pop music’ (perhaps a slight over-exaggeration of her talents) has been dropped by her label RCA after five years.

Apparently it was a mutually agreed parting (yeah, right) and Alexandra is trying to reinvent herself in the States as an RnB singer. Good luck with that!

Alexandra did quite well in the first couple of years, with a string of hits, but her latest album Heartbreak On Hold sold just 6,731 copies in the first week of its release last June and only reached number 18 in the charts.

I do feel bad for Alex, but I reckon it just goes to prove the curse of The X Factor really does exist.