Little Mix are reportedly planning their seventh album, which might be their first following the departure of Jesy Nelson.
The 29-year-old singer introduced this week she is leaving the band after 9 years, and though some followers have been fearful the departure might spell the top for the ‘Black Magic’ hitmakers, sources have insisted the remaining members – Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock – intend on staying collectively, and are even engaged on new music.
An insider mentioned: “Speculation is rife that Jesy’s departure will spell the end for Little Mix but if they were going to split up, they would have said that this week.
“The tour could have just been cancelled if Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jade didn’t want to carry on, but they adore Little Mix and all decided they don’t want this to be the end.
“There is a new single featuring the three of them ready to go early next year, as well as other tracks, and there could even be a seventh album before 2021 is over.”
The group are additionally reportedly in talks for one more collection of the singing competitors, ‘The Search’, and while it’s mentioned they’re eager to discover solo tasks as effectively, the band stays their major focus for now.
The supply added to The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre column: “They are also in advanced talks about doing a second series of their BBC1 singing competition The Search.
“Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne are all interested in doing solo music and other projects but realistically those probably won’t start until 2022.
“2021 marks a decade of Little Mix and the girls are raring to go for another ten years.”
Jesy introduced her departure on social media, the place she admitted public scrutiny while within the band had negatively impacted her psychological well being.
She mentioned in her assertion: “The truth is recently being in the band has really taken a toll on my mental health. I find the constant pressure of being in a girl group and living up to expectations very hard.
“There comes a time in life when we need to reinvest in taking care of ourselves rather than focussing on making other people happy, and I feel like now is the time to begin that process.
“So after much consideration and with a heavy heart, I’m announcing I’m leaving Little Mix.”