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Cheryl ‘enlists Naughty Boy to produce track for her’

She has taken time away from the spotlight to focus on her beloved nine-month-old son Bear.

And after three years away from the charts, Cheryl is said to have enlisted the help of super producer Naughty Boy for her big musical comeback, reports The Sun.

It was claimed the 34-year-old former Girls Aloud singer, who last released a single in 2014, approached the music guru, real name Shahid Khan, at one of Simon Cowell’s parties, with the pair soon agreeing to collaborate.  

    

Comeback: After three years away from the charts, Cheryl is said to have enlisted the help of super producer Naughty Boy for her big musical comeback, reports The Sun (pictured above in 2014)

In demand: It was claimed the 34-year-old former Girls Aloud singer, who last released a single in 2014, approached the music guru, real name Shahid Khan, at one of Simon Cowell's parties, with the pair soon agreeing to collaborate

In demand: It was claimed the 34-year-old former Girls Aloud singer, who last released a single in 2014, approached the music guru, real name Shahid Khan, at one of Simon Cowell’s parties, with the pair soon agreeing to collaborate

He told the website: ‘Cheryl spoke to me at one of Simon Cowell’s recent parties about doing something together and a future collaboration.

‘I have actually got a song written for her now so we will see what happens.’

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Cheryl for comment. 

It would appear that Cheryl has chosen wisely for her musical comeback as Naughty Boy, boasts an impressive resume of hits including his Beyonce collaboration Runnin’. 

Naughty Boy also backed Cheryl for a return to the X Factor saying : ‘I would love Cheryl back on X Factor but I also love Nicole Scherzinger. Can’t we have both of them?’   

New track: He told the website: 'Cheryl spoke to me at one of Simon Cowell¿s recent parties about doing something together and a future collaboration. 'I have actually got a song written for her now so we will see what happens'

New track: He told the website: ‘Cheryl spoke to me at one of Simon Cowell’s recent parties about doing something together and a future collaboration. ‘I have actually got a song written for her now so we will see what happens’

Sensation: It would appear that Cheryl has chosen wisely for her musical comeback as Naughty Boy, boasts an impressive resume of hits including his Beyonce collaboration Runnin'

Sensation: It would appear that Cheryl has chosen wisely for her musical comeback as Naughty Boy, boasts an impressive resume of hits including his Beyonce collaboration Runnin’

Earlier this month Cheryl heralded her return to the music scene and registered a new track called ‘That’s My Song’ online.

The star entrusted her pal Nicola Roberts to help her with the highly anticipated comeback, with the Girls Aloud bandmate being named one of the writers on the song.  

The girlfriend of One Direction star Liam Payne, 24, teased fans earlier this month, confirming she had spent time in the studios with Nicola and Afrowaves stars Team Salut.

The star replied to the Afrobeat trio on Twitter after they thanked her for making their ‘year’ at their December recording session.

New mother: Earlier this month Cheryl heralded her return to the music scene and registered a new track called 'That's My Song' online

New mother: Earlier this month Cheryl heralded her return to the music scene and registered a new track called ‘That’s My Song’ online

Team Salut wrote: ‘Todays session has been the highlight of our year @NicolaRoberts @CherylOfficial saaaafe quick maths (sic)’

And Cheryl replied: ‘Thank you for a great session you guys are amazing .. quick maths (sic)’.

A source told The Sun Online: ‘Cheryl is back in the studio and music is her main priority for 2018.’   

And Afrobeat – who have worked on tracks with the likes of Rita Ora, Emeli Sande and Yxng Bane in the past – wrote back: ‘Lol yh man was fun. Still dont know how you did it, or maybe it was the coffee @NicolaRoberts we gonna get your bongos for the next one (sic)’. 

Sneak peek: The girlfriend of One Direction star Liam Payne, 24, teased fans earlier this month, confirming she had spent time in the studios with Nicola and Afrowaves stars Team Salut (pictured in 2014)

Sneak peek: The girlfriend of One Direction star Liam Payne, 24, teased fans earlier this month, confirming she had spent time in the studios with Nicola and Afrowaves stars Team Salut (pictured in 2014)

Speaking to BANG Showbiz, Nicola, 32, said of her time penning lyrics for her pal: ‘I’m writing for Cheryl, and also for myself, so hopefully those songs are good enough to make it out into the world.’   

Cheryl spoke to ITV’s Lorraine back in October about her reasons why she took a music hiatus.

She said: ‘It has been so long, my fans are very patient. I am receiving songs and music and stuff a the moment.

Musical couple: Cheryl and Liam, 24, welcomed their baby son Bear in March 

Musical couple: Cheryl and Liam, 24, welcomed their baby son Bear in March 

 ‘I’ve got the luxury of being able to spend time with my newborn child and I’m going to take that for what it is, a lot of mothers have to rush back after giving birth. I don’t think it’s fair.’

The Call My Name hitmaker has an impressive five solo number one singles under her belt.

The brunette beauty released her last studio album ‘Only Human’ in 2014. 

Fierce: The brunette beauty released her last studio album 'Only Human' in 2014 and has an impressive five solo number ones to her name

Fierce: The brunette beauty released her last studio album ‘Only Human’ in 2014 and has an impressive five solo number ones to her name

 

 

 

 



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