Leigh-Anne Pinnock has reportedly signed a recording contract with Warner Music in a bid to launch her solo music career.
Following Jesy Nelson’s departure from the group at the end of 2020, it has long been feared that the other three members of Little Mix — Leigh-Anne, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards — also plan to follow separate paths.
Adding fuel to the fire, the trio announced in December that they would be taking a break after their next tour, but insisted they would not be breaking up.
Now it has been reported that Leigh-Anne, 30, who became a first-time mum in August, has signed her own recording contract.
A source said The sun“A number of labels were keen to wrap Leigh-Anne but Warner seemed the best fit.
“She’s already been in the studio working on tracks for months.”
“Leigh-Anne unequivocally loves Little Mix and always will, but the truth is she’s been willing to branch out for a while,” they added.
OKAY! have approached representatives for Leigh-Anne for comment.
Leigh-Anne proved her solo singing abilities in her debut film Boxing Day, where she played singer Georgia, and featured two solo songs.
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One track, named Woman, was written by Leigh-Anne with help from MNEK; who has long worked with her and the rest of Little Mix.
“They wrote Woman together and it’s used in Boxing Day but they didn’t do a great song and dance about it,” an insider further told The Sun.
“They also have other tracks that could be used for his solo career. — Leigh-Anne is so talented and really wants to leverage her time in Little Mix.”
While Leigh-Anne has reportedly signed a solo recording contract, Jade is set to release her own solo track soon with DJ Jax Jones, whose real name is Timucin Lam.
“Little Mix’s success is made up of all of their individual talents, so I’m sure they’ll all find a way to express themselves musically,” Timucin said. The sun in December.
“I was in the studio with Jade and she’s super cool and super talented. She’s also so fun to be around.
“We wrote something really cool, so hopefully that will come out too.”
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