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Louis Tomlinson has LEFT Simon Cowell's record label Syco following 'mutual agreement'

Louis Tomlinson has left Simon Cowell’s record label Syco, after a decade of working together, he revealed on Saturday.

The singer, 28, is said to have parted ways with the company following a ‘mutual agreement’, five months after the release of his album Walls.

Taking to Twitter to issue a statement, Louis wrote: ‘Hope everyone is doing ok! Just wanted to let you know that Syco Music and I have agreed to part ways. 

Parting ways: Louis Tomlinson has LEFT Simon Cowell's record label Syco following 'mutual agreement' after a decade of working together, he revealed on Saturday (pictured in March)

Parting ways: Louis Tomlinson has LEFT Simon Cowell’s record label Syco following ‘mutual agreement’ after a decade of working together, he revealed on Saturday (pictured in March)

‘I’m really excited for the future and to be back in the studio writing the next album. Can’t wait to finally see you all on tour!! Stay safe and see you soon, Louis x’

Speaking to The Sun on Saturday, a source claimed: ‘Louis and his team felt they had come to the end of their working relationship with Syco and Simon didn’t stand in the way of Louis leaving.

‘They mutually agreed he could leave and the technicalities were sorted this week.

Departure: Taking to Twitter to issue a statement, Louis wrote he had 'parted ways' with the company, and said he was excited to work on his next album

Departure: Taking to Twitter to issue a statement, Louis wrote he had ‘parted ways’ with the company, and said he was excited to work on his next album

Decisions: The singer, 28, is said to have parted ways with Simon's company following a 'mutual agreement', five months after the release of his album Walls (pictured in 2013)

Decisions: The singer, 28, is said to have parted ways with Simon’s company following a ‘mutual agreement’, five months after the release of his album Walls (pictured in 2013)

‘He had been with another Sony label in the US, Arista, and the door is still open for him to discuss the possibility of staying with them.’

Louis is working on new music and has his world tour next year, which the source claimed he is focusing on after leaving Syco.

MailOnline have contacted Louis and Simon’s representatives for comment.  








Start: Louis began working with Syco in One Direction, the group reportedly signed a contract worth £2 million (pictured L-R: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis and Zayn Malik)

Start: Louis began working with Syco in One Direction, the group reportedly signed a contract worth £2 million (pictured L-R: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis and Zayn Malik)

Louis first began working with Syco during his days in One Direction, the group allegedly signed a contract worth £2 million with the company after coming in as a runner-up on the shows seventh season.

Following the group’s hiatus in 2016, Louis remained with the company and recorded several singles including Just Hold On and Back To You, before his debut album was released in January. 

The singer also appeared as a judge on Simon’s competition show The X Factor in 2018, acting as a mentor to the ‘Boys’ category and his mentee Dalton Harris went on to win the show.

Music: Following the group’s hiatus in 2016, Louis remained with the company and recorded several singles including Just Hold On, before his debut album was released in January

Working relationship: Louis appeared as a judge on Simon's competition show The X Factor in 2018 (pictured), acting as a mentor to the 'Boys' and his mentee Dalton Harris won the show

Working relationship: Louis appeared as a judge on Simon’s competition show The X Factor in 2018 (pictured), acting as a mentor to the ‘Boys’ and his mentee Dalton Harris won the show

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