Tamera Foster gets her 'dream job' as she signs a record deal with Syco

Published Sunday, Mar 16 2014, 07:53 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Tamera Foster has been signed by Simon Cowell's record label Syco, she has confirmed.

The singer, 17, announced the happy news to her fans last night (15 March) on Twitter.

Tamera Foster posts selfie on Instagram, 13 February 2014

© Instagram / tameraofficial

She wrote: "So guys, I have news. I'm the newest member of Syco music!! Get that work!

"I'm so blessed to have my dream job at the age of 17. Thank God always."

Tamera Foster posts selfie on Instagram, 10 March 2014

© Instagram / tameraofficial

It has since been reported that Simon wants to make Tamera the British version of Rihanna.

According to today's The Sun On Sunday, he thought she had big potential during last year's The X Factor.

A source says: "Simon was always incredibly keen on Tamera - he's been a huge fan."

Tamera Foster on The X Factor
1 Dec 2013

© Rex Features / Tom Dymond/Thames

Teenager Tamera took part in last year's talent show, but failed to make it to the final after consistently forgetting her lyrics during performances.

She is currently performing on The X Factor Live Tour alongside her boyfriend Sam Callahan, who she met on the show.

X Factor's Sam Callahan pictured out with girlfriend Tamera Foster on 10 December 2013.

© Twitter / @samcallahan94

Tamera's Twitter followers flooded her page with congratulatory messages, with one fan saying: "Hard work paid off. Well done Tamera."

Another paid tribute to Tamera with the message: "You are so talented and you inspire me so much. When I'm 16, I'm going to audition for The X Factor."

Congratulations Tamera!

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