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Louis Tomlinson announces plans to launch a management company

Louis Tomlinson announces plans to launch a management company to help develop new artists as he admits having an imprint ‘didn’t work for him’

Louis Tomlinson has revealed his plans to start his own management company to help develop new music talent in the industry.

The singer, 29, who rose to fame as one fifth of One Direction, revealed via Twitter he dreams of helping to develop and guide the next generation of music stars.

Louis said he previously had an imprint – a trademark or brand and not a company – but was unable to sign artists himself so it ‘didn’t work for him’.

New project! Louis Tomlinson has revealed his plans to start his own management company to help develop new music talent in the industry

On Saturday he took to Twitter and wrote: ‘I always dreamed of having my own label, having an imprint never really worked for me because I still had to have someone else’s blessing to sign people. 

‘People I believed in massively but unfortunately didn’t fit the traditional pop role hence never doing the deals….

‘So I’ve decided to put it out there in the world today. I’m going to start my own music management company to help develop new artists. Watch this space

‘I just wanted to take the first step of actualising the idea but at this stage that’s all this is. An idea!

‘P.s. a management company not a label (sic)’

Exciting: The singer, 29, revealed via Twitter he dreams of helping to develop and guide the next generation of music stars

Exciting: The singer, 29, revealed via Twitter he dreams of helping to develop and guide the next generation of music stars

After making the announcement, Louis also answered some of his fan’s queries by replying to their comments surrounding the post.

One said: ‘I’m not saying this is what Louis is doing but I can see how he’s tweeting this and letting us know in order to hold himself accountable about following through with this idea and 100% executing it.’ 

Another said: ‘Will this affect his own music tho? His own touring and music plans.’

Louise adamantly replied saying: ‘No.’

Plans: Louis said he previously had an imprint - a trademark or brand and not a company - but was unable to sign artists himself so it 'didn't work for him'

Plans: Louis said he previously had an imprint – a trademark or brand and not a company – but was unable to sign artists himself so it ‘didn’t work for him’

Another fan worried about a delay in merchandise release and said: ‘@Louis_Tomlinson we were expecting merch and we get a management company announcement??? I LOVE U SM.’

Louis replied: ‘Working on the new merch. I’ll keep you posted with with.(sic)’ 

Louis appeared to agree and replied: ‘Sometimes action is needed first to encourage the motivation and belief.’

Reaction: After making the announcement, Louis also answered some of his fan's queries by replying to their comments surrounding the post

Reaction: After making the announcement, Louis also answered some of his fan’s queries by replying to their comments surrounding the post

Last month, Louis revealed he hopes to provide fans with some new music later this year.

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The pop star has been considering ideas for the follow-up to his debut solo album, Walls, and although he doesn’t have any ‘concrete plans’ to release his second full-length record just yet, Louis said he is sure something will come out before the end of 2021.

He tweeted: ‘I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my next record. It’s going to be special!’

Asked if he knows when his next LP will arrive, Louis replied: ‘No concrete plans because I don’t need that pressure while I’m writing. I’m sure I will have something out this year but unlikely that will be the album. Who knows though!’ 

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Days gone by! Liam rose to fame on the X Factor in the band One Direction who went on to achieve global success

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