James Arthur criticises ‘mediocre’ Glastonbury acts

Arthur was recently dropped by Simon Cowell's record label

James Arthur has hit out at some of the “mediocre” acts playing this year’s Glastonbury.

The former X Factor winner was venting his frustration on Twitter about not performing at this year’s festival, when he made the comments about other performers.

Arthur tweeted yesterday, saying:

He then tweeted: “Especially sad when you see how mediocre some of these acts are live!! #verybitter,” but deleted the tweet shortly after.

Earlier this month, Arthur confirmed that he is no longer signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco label. He joined the label following his X Factor win in 2012 and released his debut album, ‘James Arthur’, last year. But, in a career dotted with controversy, Arthur had persistently faced rumours that his relationship with the company was fractured.

The 26-year-old posted a picture of himself with a cut face earlier this week, after what he says was a fight in a Polish bar.

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