Jesy Nelson, former Little Combine member, indicators to Polydor Information for solo album
Jesy Nelson has signed a solo recording deal with Polydor Records.
The former Little Mix artist is listed by Polydor in London, which includes Celeste, Years & Years, Sam Fender, HAIM, Ellie Goulding, the Rolling Stones, Lana Del Rey, Glass Animals, Holly Humberstone, Michael Kiwanuka, James Blake and belong to More.
As part of Little Mix, Nelson sold over 60 million records worldwide (across albums and singles). She left the British girls’ group, originally signed to Syco Music before joining Sony’s RCA, in December 2020.
Nelson took the news of her departure from Little Mix on Instagram last year, praising the group’s fans and achievements. However, he noted: “I find the constant pressure to be in a girls group and to meet the expectations very difficult.”
“I can’t wait for you to hear what I’ve been working on and start this new chapter with the Universal Music team.”
Nelson is now in the studio working on her Polydor signed solo recording, which is expected to be released later this year.
She has nearly 8 million followers on Instagram and starred in the acclaimed BBC documentary Odd One Out in 2019 about her battles with cyberbullies during her time in Little Mix.
Jesy Nelson said, “I’m very excited to finally announce that I will be signing with Polydor Records. Can’t wait for you to hear what I’ve been working on and start this new chapter with the Universal Music team. “
Ben Mortimer, Co-President of Polydor, said: “When I met Jesy, I knew Polydor had to become their label partner. She developed the sound beautifully for her next music. It is true for them. And she has an authentic vision of what this next phase of her already incredible career should look like.
“There’s a huge appetite for the music it’s coming with now and a huge platform from which to launch it. I am proud that she chose Polydor as her new home. “
“When I met Jesy, I knew that Polydor had to become her label partner. She developed the sound wonderfully for her next music. “
Ben Mortimer, Polydor
Tom March, Co-President of Polydor added, “Jesy Nelson is an incredible artist and I am delighted that she has chosen Polydor for the next phase of her extraordinary career.
“I have tremendous respect for Jesy and the way she can communicate and connect with her fans around the world.
“Jesy Nelson is an incredible artist and I am delighted that she has chosen Polydor for the next phase of her extraordinary career.”
Tom March, Polydor
“She is hardworking, talented and the music sounds amazing. We look forward to working with her and her diamond [management] Team at YMU. ”
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