Louis Tomlinson Starting Record Label, Signs First Artist

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Louis Tomlinson Record Label

By Minyvonne Burke

Louis Tomlinson Record Label

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Louis Tomlinson is starting his own record label, and already signed his first artist. The One Direction band member is said to launch his new project later this year. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for some time,” Tomlinson said in a new interview.

The pop star’s label is being backed by Sony and will be a part of Simon Cowell’s Syco label, which is one of the labels One Direction is signed to. Tomlinson said he already signed artist Jack Walton, a finalist on the UK “X Factor,” and plans to hold auditions later in the year to find a new girl band. “To be given this opportunity to potentially give new artists a platform is an incredible feeling,” Tomlinson told The Sun, adding, “I hope to sign some really exciting new artists down the line.”

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Tomlinson got into a feud with producer Naughty Boy shortly after Zayn Malik quit the band in March. During an interview, Malik revealed he’s working on a solo project with Naughty Boy. Following that interview, the producer retweeted a fan-made video with the jingle, “Naughty Boy saved my life/Zaughty will rise.” Tomlinson lashed out at Naughty Boy writing, “Wow @NaughtyBoyMusic you’re so inconsiderate pal, seriously how f*cking old are you? Grow up!” What do you think about Tomlinson starting his own record label?

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