Little Mix is reportedly working with Anne-Marie for a brand new single for the solo artist’s upcoming album.
The girl group may have lost Jesy Nelson from their ranks, but now seems poised to team up with Anne-Marie for a new song and video, which they say will be filming Monday.
Collaboration: Little Mix is reportedly teaming up with Anne-Marie for a brand new single for the solo artist’s upcoming album
A source said: ‘Anne-Marie and Little Mix have been buddies for years and this collaboration has been a long time coming.
“They’ve been talking about doing something together for ages, but the timing was never quite right and they never settled on a song. But they all seem to be really excited about this one as they said it was the perfect fit for them.
“They’re silent about what kind of song it is, but two of Britain’s biggest female acts working together is great for girl power.”
The publication reports that the single will likely be released next month, ahead of Anne-Marie’s new album Therapy, which will be released on July 23.
Single: The girl group may have lost Jesy Nelson from their ranks, but now seems poised to team up with Anne-Marie for a new song and video, which they were due to shoot Monday
MailOnline has reached out to representatives of Little Mix and Anne-Marie for comment.
Ex Little Mix member Jesy previously spoke of her love for Anne-Marie, saying a single with her would be “one of their best collaborations.”
She said in an Instagram Q&A: ‘Anne-Marie – we absolutely love her. We have a WhatsApp group with her and we definitely want to work with her.
“If it happens, what fingers crossed will it be, I think it will be one of our best collaborations.”
Plans: Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock have reportedly been in talks with Anne-Marie for years about a possible collaboration
Jesy announced her solo recording contract with the renowned label Polydor two weeks ago.
She posted a snapshot of herself in front of the company’s logo, before posing from the comfort of a couch, sharing the news with her followers.
“So excited to announce that I’ve signed my very first solo record deal with @polydorrecords @universalmusicgroup. This is such a pinch. I can’t wait for you to hear what I’ve been working on,” she wrote.
The news comes after it was reported that Little Mix, who works at Sony, has formally severed financial ties with her following her departure from the group.
Career: Ex Little Mix member Jesy Nelson announced her solo record deal with esteemed label Polydor two weeks ago
The remaining trio are expected to bring in a whopping £5million with their upcoming tour, but Jesy will be missing out on winnings as she will no longer serve as CEO of their joint company.
If Jesy had remained part of the company, Eternal Magic Touring, her situation would have been similar to that of Victoria Beckham, who made a cool £1 million from the Spice Girls’ comeback tour in 2019, despite not setting foot on it. had set the stage.
But Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirwall and Perrie Edwards are now said to have formalized Jesy’s departure from the BRIT Award-winning group and she won’t be making a dime from future appearances, with a source saying ‘this was the only fair way’. ‘
A source told The Sun: “Jesy could have made megabucks if she’d stayed on as director of Little Mix’s company, Eternal Magic Touring, just like Victoria did with the Spice Girls.”
Big money: Little Mix have become the highest-earning young female artist in the UK, having increased their combined fortunes by £6million in the past year
The insider went on to say that the remaining girls will be playing 24 gigs from April next year, including two sold-out shows in London.
They added: “They expect to make close to £5million from those performances and if Jesy had stayed on board as the company’s director she would have been able to access money from the band’s live shows even if she didn’t have a Note.
“But this was the only fair way for everyone to move forward. It wouldn’t have been good for Jesy to remain a part of it.’
Jesy left the band in December after “constant pressure” “affected her mental health.”
Protecting her mental health: Jesy quit the band in December after ‘constant pressure’ ‘affected her mental health’