Cheryl Reportedly Cuts Ties with Management, Prepping New Album for 2017
As pregnancy rumors continue to swirl around the ever-ravishing, parachute non-requiring Cheryl Fernandez-Versini — née Tweedy, formerly Cole, probably soon Payne — the Messy Little Raindrops UK pop princess just made another move that ought to cause an eyebrow raise or two: a management switch-up.
Or rather, no management at all.
According to a Dan Wootton exclusive in The Sun (so, proceed with caution), the Girls Aloud superstar, whose mother was recently spotted shopping at Mothercare, has decided not to renew with her management company Modest Management — which represents acts like One Direction, Olly Murs, Little Mix and 5 Seconds of Summer — after her contract expired earlier this year.
'A source' tells Wootton that "Cheryl’s left on good terms with Modest, there’s been no fallout at all. She currently has no management but that will change next year when she’s planning on making her chart return. Cheryl has grown as an artist and wants to return with a fresh look, sound and image – which will be reflected by her new management.”
"Chart return," you say? Indeed: there's new music on the horizon for the "I Don't Care" crooner...allegedly.
"The former Girls Aloud singer marks 15 years in the industry next year after exploding on the scene with Girls Aloud on ITV show Pop Stars: The Rivals," Wootton reports. "She’s already recorded new tracks for her fifth solo album which she hopes to release towards the end of 2017."
Incredibly, it's already been over three years since Life Got Cold and the Almighty Aloud split via TwitLonger in 2013.
While a 15th anniversary performance of "Sound Of The Underground" at the 2017 BRITs, followed by a surprise comeback album produced entirely by Brian Higgins, followed by a sold-out arena tour would perhaps be more ideal, another solo Cheryl album will also suffice as motivation to Live Life Now — if only for another show-stopping X Factor UK performance.
Side note: remember when this L'Oreal Paris hair commercial was better than 99% of music videos released that year?
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