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Laura Mvula dropped by record label

British singer Laura Mvula has been dropped by her record label.

The Green Garden singer released her 2013 debut album Sing to the Moon and its follow-up The Dreaming Room last year (16) with RCA Victor, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, but on Thursday (26Jan17) she revealed they have now parted ways.


"so sad Sony have dropped me today but thankful for where they've gotten me to," she tweeted. "Excited for the future. so much music I want to write," followed by a disappointed face and excited face emojis.


Since she made the announcement, Laura, who was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for both her albums, has received an outpouring of support online from her fellow musicians, many of which she retweeted.


Ellie Goulding wrote, "@lauramvula I think you are wonderful Laura. On to new exciting things," while KT Tunstall added, "Big love to you @lauramvula - get ready to fly higher than ever before."


English band Bastille posted, "@lauramvula We all think you're brilliant Laura, and cannot wait to hear what you do next," and actress Cynthia Erivo wrote, "@lauramvula so much love to you love, you have beauty we are all waiting to see!!"


Laura also retweeted a number of messages from fans outraged by the news, including one who posted, "Literally 2/2 of your albums were nominated for f**king Mercury Prizes!! What do they want from you, to learn how to fly??!!!"


The news comes soon after the 30-year-old learned she didn't receive a single BRIT Award nomination on 14 January (17). She revealed on Twitter she was "genuinely hurt" by the snub and that she was feeling "not quite good enough" as she shared a picture of the British Female Solo Artist nominees, which included Ellie, Lianne La Havas, Nao, Emeli Sande and Anonhi.