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SYCO, MODEST!'S LITTLE MIX-UP
11/13/18

What has been a harmonious and successful relationship between Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee at Modest! Management and Simon Cowell’s Syco  has been disrupted, with Modest’s Syco acts Little Mix and Rak-Su, the boy band that won Cowell's X Factor last year, moving to fellow Sony label RCA.

A report in British tabloid The Sun suggested a row ensued over the upcoming Little Mix album LM5 and the lack of songwriting credit for the band members on their latest single, “Woman Like Me,” which is currently sitting at #3 on the U.K’s Official Singles Chart; it’s credited to Ed SheeranJess GlynneOnika Maraj and Steve MacLM5 is now due on RCA on Friday. 

According to our sources, the decision to move the acts was Syco's, which makes this drama even more dramatic. 

“The irony was the record they were arguing about, which is ‘Woman Like Me,’ they didn’t want to record,” Cowell told The Sun. “This was one of those ironic times that we were having a hit and nobody was happy.”

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