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One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson to launch record label

By | Published on Tuesday 21 April 2015

Louis Tomlinson

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson is to launch his own record label as an imprint of Syco.

Speaking to The Sun, Tomlinson said: “It’s absolutely great to be working with Syco on a label. This is something I’ve wanted to do for some time, and to be given the opportunity to potentially give new artists a platform is an incredible feeling. I hope to sign some really exciting artists down the line”.

The new label’s first signing is Jack Walton, who came eleventh in the 2014 series of ‘X-Factor’, and Tomlinson is also apparently planning to put together a new girl group. However, he doesn’t intend to properly launch the label until 2016. Well, I guess it’ll be easier to focus on it all after One Direction have split.

Speaking of One Direction splitting, director of the band’s ‘This Is Us’ film, Morgan Spurlock, has predicted that Harry Styles will be the next to quit the outfit. He apparently told a TMZ pap that it was only a matter of time before Style goes it alone, but that the remaining trio would soldier on for a while longer.

Trio? Yes, trio. Zayn Malik quit already, remember? You might have forgotten because he’s been so quiet on Twitter. But he returned to the social network after over a month of silence yesterday. “Wanna say thanks to everyone that’s been there for me over the last few weeks”, he wrote. “Love you all, you know who you are x”.

He then added a few minutes later: “The x is a kiss by the way, ha. It’s not a mystery. Sorry to any confused”.

Yeah, nice try Zayn. First person to work out who ‘x’ is gets a biscuit.