'X Factor' Alum Cher Lloyd Signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation


Cher Lloyd


Jigga reportedly signed Cher Lloyd to Roc Nation after winning a bidding war with Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am.

Cher Lloyd might not be the 2010 winner of "The X Factor", but she took one step ahead of her fellow "X Factor" friends by landing a record deal in the U.S. with rap mogul Jay-Z. "Even though Cher didn't do terrifically well in the X Factor finals, there's been a hell of a lot of interest in her," a source said.

Before sealing the deal with Roc Nation, Cher reportedly was in the middle of bidding war between will.i.am and Jigga. "All the labels are on the lookout for sassy, young female artists with bags of attitude, and Cher fits that bill perfectly," the source gushed. "will.i.am's backing only intensified the battle to get her signature."

Actually, Cher has caught Jigga's attention before will.i.am set his eyes on the girl. Early this month, Jigga's partner Tinchy Stryder testified, "Cher is a real target for Jay-Z because she's proved she can sing really well, rap - and she's got great stage presence."

The insider went on, "After weighing up the pros and cons, it was thought that the team at Roc Nation would be best placed to turn her dreams of stardom into a reality." Now the singer who finished at the fourth place on the "X Factor" is sharing home with young rising star Willow Smith.

Although Cher and will.i.am did not end up in the same label, that doesn't stop them to make a duet. Previously joining forces on the live stage of the TV show, Cher and the Black Eyed Peas star have entered studio for a duet track. "Cher loyd (sic) and I went in the studio and made a mega smasher... Hey cher, when should we release the song we recorded in london???...(Its a smasher)," he tweeted.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Comments

  •  
    Titleist AP2
    Dec 30, 2010

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful post.. Thanks once again for the push!

  •  
    ...
    Dec 30, 2010

    well im black , and i would buy her albumn

  •  
    Anonymous
    Dec 30, 2010

    Sorry Cher won't buy your album. You're too trying hard to rap. You can't rap!!!

  •  
    Cher Cher
    Dec 30, 2010

    I don't think Americans will accept her. Typical white think she can rap.

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Pregnant Beyonce Is 'Going Into Hiding' as She and Jay-Z Are 'Signatures Away From a Divorce'
  2. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  3. Bye J.Lo! Drake Rings in Valentine's Day With Model Twins Whose Surname's Tattooed on His Arm
  4. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  5. Kris Jenner Cradling Baby Dream Kardashian on Valentine's Day Is Just Too Cute
  6. Brad Pitt Acknowledges Angelina Jolie's 'Crush' on Jared Leto
  7. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale
  8. Scarlett Johansson Doesn't Believe in Monogamy Since It's 'Unnatural'
  9. Kourtney Kardashian Hugs Mystery Man as Scott Disick Remains MIA
  10. Report: Kris Jenner Secretly Advising Lamar Odom on How to Win Back Khloe Kardashian

CELEBS PHOTO