May 25, 2016  

Cheryl Cole Slammed for Refusing a Fellow Singer's Duet Offer

February 8, 2010 (10:14 am) GMT
'I said I'm happy to perform but they don't want that,' Rowetta says about the situation that makes her unhappy.

Former "Happy Holidays" singer Rowetta is fuming at after the star asked to use her vocals for an upcoming award show - but snubbed her offer to sing live. Cole wanted to sample Rowetta's dancefloor hit "Be" for a live performance of her single "Fight for This Love" at the upcoming BRIT Awards.

But Rowetta - full name Rowetta Satchell - was furious after record executives informed her that another woman would lip sync her part alongside Cole at the event. Rowetta rants, "Her record company asked to use my sample but wanted an 'anonymous face'. I said I'm happy to perform but they don't want that. Imagine if I wanted to sample Cheryl and got someone to mime her voice. That would never be allowed."

It was revealed last year Rowetta's vocals helped the score a global smash with "Boom Boom Pow", which samples her track "Reach Out".

More Cheryl Cole News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Sharon Osbourne Defends Kelly for Trashing Ozzy's Alleged Mistress, Can't Help Laughing at It
  2. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Returning to Host 2016 CMA Awards
  3. Simon Pegg and Mike Myers Join Margot Robbie in Thriller 'Terminal'
  4. 'The Flash' Season 2 Finale: The Man in the Iron Mask Reveal Brings in Another Speedster
  5. Kendall Jenner Says She's Psychic. Get Details of Her Sixth Sense
  6. Lil Wayne and Birdman Are Still Feuding After Settlement Talks 'Broke Off'
  7. Khloe Kardashian Fears Blac Chyna Will Use Her Baby With Rob for Fame and Fortune
  8. Fifth Harmony Heats Up the 'DWTS' Stage With Sexy 'All in My Head' Performance