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Jesy Nelson films video with a troupe of dancers ahead of launching her solo music

Jesy Nelson was seen filming her new music video with a huge troup of dancers on Monday night, as she prepares to go head-to-head with her former band Little Mix in the charts.

The singer, 30, who quit the band back in December, was surrounded by street dancers during the evening shoot in north London, after teasing her much-anticipated solo debut earlier this month.

Following news that Jesy had signed with Ariana Grande’s label Republic Records, Little Mix teased fans with news of a new track on Thursday to celebrate the band’s 10th Anniversary.

 

Coming soon! Jesy Nelson was seen filming her new music video with a huge troup of dancers on Monday night, as she prepares to go head-to-head with Little Mix in the charts

Jesy could be seen dressed in an edgy white tracksuit jacket and shorts as she danced along to the upbeat track.

The troup of dancers could be seen copying the same moves as they recorded the video on a street in the capital. 

It’s already thought that Jesy’s solo track will go head-to-head in a chart battle with her former bandmates Little Mix. 

Energetic: The singer, 30, who quit the band back in December, was surrounded by street dancers during the evening shoot in north London

Energetic: The singer, 30, who quit the band back in December, was surrounded by street dancers during the evening shoot in north London

Showing her best moves: Jesy could be seen dressed in an edgy white tracksuit jacket and shorts as she danced along to the upbeat track

Showing her best moves: Jesy could be seen dressed in an edgy white tracksuit jacket and shorts as she danced along to the upbeat track

Teasing: The troup of dancers could be seen copying the same moves as they recorded the video on a street in the capital

Teasing: The troup of dancers could be seen copying the same moves as they recorded the video on a street in the capital

The three-piece, now made up of Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall sent fans wild as they shared a video montage on Instagram featuring snippets of their hits throughout the years.

The girls, who formed on the X Factor in 2011, mysteriously captioned the track ‘Thursday’, revealing that an announcement about their latest project is very imminent.

And at the very end of the montage, a seconds-long snippet of a previously unheard track is played, with reports that Little Mix are to release the song as part of a greatest hits album.

Long-awaited: Jesy's solo music has been hotly-anticipated by fans, and it's already been confirmed she's been signed to Ariana Grande's label Republic Records

Long-awaited: Jesy’s solo music has been hotly-anticipated by fans, and it’s already been confirmed she’s been signed to Ariana Grande’s label Republic Records

Having fun? The star quit Little Mix back in December, saying at the time she decided to leave for the sake of her mental health

Having fun? The star quit Little Mix back in December, saying at the time she decided to leave for the sake of her mental health

Grand production: It seems that Jesy's first solo music video will be a big-budget affair, with a large troupe of dancers joining her for the performance

Grand production: It seems that Jesy’s first solo music video will be a big-budget affair, with a large troupe of dancers joining her for the performance

At odds: It's already thought that Jesy's solo track will go head-to-head in a chart battle with her former bandmates Little Mix

At odds: It’s already thought that Jesy’s solo track will go head-to-head in a chart battle with her former bandmates Little Mix 

Meanwhile Jesy, who has recently signed with Ariana Grande’s label Republic Records, is getting ready to drop her first single as a solo artist, with the track potentially coming out at the same time as Little Mix’s.

A source told The Sun: ‘Little Mix have had big plans for their tenth anniversary for a long time. They started those discussions while Jesy was still in the group. 

‘Plans did change after they delayed their tour and Perrie and Leigh-Anne got pregnant. But a celebration of their music feels like the perfect way to mark the occasion.

New release? Little Mix (Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards pictured in May) have hinted that they could be releasing a new song for their 10th anniversary

New release? Little Mix (Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards pictured in May) have hinted that they could be releasing a new song for their 10th anniversary

Chart battle? Jesy is gearing up to release her very first solo single after working on her new album for months, setting the stage for a potential chart rivalry

Chart battle? Jesy is gearing up to release her very first solo single after working on her new album for months, setting the stage for a potential chart rivalry

Oh dear: 'It is unfortunate and quite awkward for them all that it will be coming out around the same time as Jesy’s music. But there is nothing they can do, really'

Oh dear: ‘It is unfortunate and quite awkward for them all that it will be coming out around the same time as Jesy’s music. But there is nothing they can do, really’

‘It is unfortunate and quite awkward for them all that it will be coming out around the same time as Jesy’s music. But there is nothing they can do, really. They won’t change their plans just to avoid her. They are going to make the most of their incredible decade of achievements.’

MailOnline have contacted representatives of Little Mix and Jesy Nelson for comment.   

Meanwhile, Jesy has inked a new contract with Ariana Grande’s label, Republic Records, in hopes of conquering the music charts in the United States.

New deal: Meanwhile, Jesy has inked a new contract with Ariana Grande ’s label, Republic Records, in hopes of conquering the music charts in the United States

New deal: Meanwhile, Jesy has inked a new contract with Ariana Grande ’s label, Republic Records, in hopes of conquering the music charts in the United States

The beauty, who is also signed to Polydor Records in the United Kingdom, is hoping to ‘make it big’ across the pond as she prepares for the release of her first solo single. 

A source said to The Sun on Friday: ‘Jesy never really managed to make it big in the States with Little Mix, but thanks to the deal with Republic, she’s got the best team around her.

‘There is a real buzz when it comes to her solo career and this single could be the thing to take her career to the next level.’

Follow in her footsteps: The beauty, who is also signed to Polydor Records in the UK, is hoping to 'make it big' across the pond just like the Thank U, Next hitmaker, 28 (pictured)

Follow in her footsteps: The beauty, who is also signed to Polydor Records in the UK, is hoping to ‘make it big’ across the pond just like the Thank U, Next hitmaker, 28 (pictured)

MailOnline confirmed with Jesy’s representatives that she has signed with Republic Records who represent a plethora of stars including Ariana, 28, Taylor Swift, Drake and Nicki Minaj.

Rumours are also swirling that Nicki, 38, features on her new track, which is expected to be released next month. 

It comes three years after the American rapper collaborated with Jesy and Little Mix on the song, Woman Like Me. 

According to The Sun, Jesy’s upcoming record will sample music from P Diddy, Black Rob and Mark Curry’s track Bad Boy For Life, which was released in 2001. 

Duo? The publication also reported that Nicki Minaj, 38, features on her new track, which is expected to be released next month

Duo? The publication also reported that Nicki Minaj, 38, features on her new track, which is expected to be released next month

 

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