“Sam Ryder Parts Ways with Record Label After Successful Eurovision Run”
– Sam Ryder, the winner of the Ultimate UK Eurovision Song competition and second-place finisher in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, has amicably split from his record label, Parlophone.
– The singer-songwriter, known for his hit song ‘Space Man,’ is eager to explore new musical directions and try something different for his next project.
Despite achieving global fame and success after his impressive Eurovision run, Sam Ryder has decided to part ways with his record label, Parlophone. The split is said to be amicable, with both parties agreeing that it was best to go their separate ways.
After signing with Parlophone in 2020, following his viral stardom, Sam rose to even greater heights in the 2023 Eurovision song contest. He was crowned the winner of the Ultimate UK Eurovision Song competition and secured second place in the Eurovision Song Contest in Italy with his hit song ‘Space Man.’ This marked the UK’s best result in over 20 years.
Sam’s success extended beyond Eurovision as well. He has had the opportunity to perform at Wembley Stadium alongside Queen and collaborated with renowned artists such as David Guetta and Sigala on the track ‘Living Without You.’ Additionally, his album ‘There’s Nothing but Space, Man!’ reached No. 1 on the charts.
Recently, Sam received his first-ever Emmy nomination for the song ‘Fought and Lost’ from the popular show ‘Ted Lasso.’ In an interview with The Sun, he emphasized how entering Eurovision can positively impact musicians’ careers and hopes that his success will inspire others from diverse genres and backgrounds to consider participating.
While it remains to be seen what Sam’s new musical direction will be, he is feeling positive about what lies ahead. His split from Parlophone opens up new opportunities for him to explore and experiment with his sound.