Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Arthur: Radio stations ignore music

James Arthur has suggested his new song has been banned from radio playlists
James Arthur has suggested his new song has been banned from radio playlists

James Arthur has suggested that radio stations have blacklisted his new single, Get Down.

The former X Factor winner tweeted that he thought the song, which only charted at number 96, may have been banned from playlists.

He wrote: "I'd like to thank the radio stations that didn't blacklist my latest single.. Were there any?"

James, who has had a history of Twitter rants and spats with other users including fellow X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan, also appealed to James Blunt to help him out with his social media management.

The Beautiful singer has made a name for himself with his snappy Twitter put downs when other users troll his account, something James Arthur reckoned he could benefit from.

He wrote: "@ JamesBlunt I like how you run your twitter James.. Would you like to run mine as well? # legend."

Impossible singer James recently gave an interview to Polish TV where it seemed he wasn't exactly getting behind his songs either.

He said: "I have people telling me what I can and can't do, what music I can and can't make. People who aren't artists don't think about creativity and art, they think about money.

"When you find fame or you get signed to a record label, it's not what you imagined - because you imagined they would have 100 per cent trust or faith in you as an artist. Unfortunately, that's not really the case - it's what sells."

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