X Factor"s Joe McElderry: Dumped by Simon Cowell but fighting back!

X Factor"s Joe McElderry: Dumped by Simon Cowell but fighting back!

KO”d by Cowell but I”m fighting back! Dumped after one album, X Factor winner Joe McElderry says he”ll be a hit again

10:46 PM on 12th August 2011

Fighting back: Joe McElderry has a new record deal after being dumped by Simon Cowell

Fighting back: Joe McElderry has a new record deal after being dumped by Simon Cowell”s label

That

That”s showbusiness: Cheryl Cole mentored Joe to his X Factor victory and also knows how to feels to be letdown by Simon Cowel (left)

Close family: Joe (center) with (from left) father Jim, mother Eileen and grandmother Hilda

Close family: Joe (center) with (from left) father Jim, mother Eileen and grandmother Hilda

Joe won

Joe won “Popstar to Operastar” beating rival finalist Cheryl Baker (above)

Regrets: The X Factor winner wishes he had more choice over the songs on his first album

Regrets: The X Factor winner wishes he had more choice over the songs on his first album