Former X Factor winner Matt Cardle has a few strong words for James Arthur
It seems that James Arthur ruffled a few feathers when he said that some previous winners of The X Factor didn’t make very good albums.
Matt Cardle, 29, who won the show two years ago, certainly didn’t take kindly to it.
‘I said, “Look, James, you’re very talented but you haven’t sold two million records yet, which I have,’ Matt says.
‘”You haven’t had two top ten albums yet, which I’ve had. Don’t start mouthing off before you’ve even really left the show”.
‘Not only has he offended me but he’s offended every other person that’s won the X Factor and everyone who works or has written on these albums.’
Early sales of James‘s single Impossible were strong although it looks like he could be beaten to the top spot by The Justice Collective, with a tribute to Hillsborough victims.
James, 24, has already released autobiography My Story and says he plans to launch his music in the US next year.