Louis Tomlinson’s fans think they’ve worked out his next collab

This would be AMAZING!

Louis Tomlinson

by Alex Ross |
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It's been a while since Louis Tomlinson released any new solo music, so you can imagine the excitement amongst fans when they noticed some new movement on the One Direction singer's social media accounts, leading them to believe a VERY special collab could be about to happen.

Louis, who is currently enjoying his new role as a judge on the 2018 series of The X Factor, followed music legend Nile Rodgers on Instagram, and eagle-eyed fans think they are onto something.

Of course, you are probably thinking just because Louis has hit the follow button doesn't mean he's about to work with Nile. However, the 1D singer only follows a TINY 194 people, despite having nearly 14 million followers himself.

Fans were also quick to spot Louis liking a photo of Nile on Lunchmoney Lewis' account, leading fans to express their thoughts on Twitter...

Louis is no stranger to collaborations, just like his One Direction band mates Liam Payne and Zayn Malik. The 26-year-old has worked with DJ Steve Aoki on his debut solo single 'Just Hold On', and American singer Bebe Rexha on his latest track 'Back To You'.

Check out One Direction through the years:


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One Direction auditioning on The X Factor

One Direction formed on The X Factor in 2010. All five members auditioned as individual contestants and were put together as a group by Simon Cowell.

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One Direction wait for the results

The band failed to win The X Factor, coming in at third place, however that didn't stop them becoming world famous.

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One Direction return to The X Factor

After a successful year in the music industry, One Direction returned to the show that made them famous, to perform.

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One Direction: This Is Us

In 2013 the band released One Direction: This Is Us, a documentary film about the group with many clips and songs. It was very popular with fans and took nearly $70,000 million at the box office.

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Zayn announces he's leaving

Zayn broke many fans' hearts by announcing he was going to leave the group in 2015.

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One Direction continues as a group of four

The remaining four members continued for a few months before announcing they would be starting an hiatus in January 2016.

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Harry Styles stars in Dunkirk

Harry Styles released his self-titled album in 2017, but also starred in his first feature film, Dunkirk.

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Niall Horan released solo music

Niall Horan released solo music, and his now on his 'Flicker' world tour.

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Zayn has released music

Since leaving the group Zayn Malik has had a number of solo singles including a collaboration with Sia, 'From Dusk Till Dawn'.

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Liam teamed up with Rita Ora on 'For You'

Liam Payne released solo music including the huge song 'For You' with Rita Ora.

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Louis Tomlinson is now a judge on The X Factor

Louis Tomlinson has released some solo music, but he has now become a new judge on The X Factor.

Meanwhile, whilst fans patiently wait for Louis' debut album, the singer is doing a grand job as a judge on The X Factor.

Viewers of the show were left in tears during Sunday night's episode after Louis comforted Dalton Andre Harris, following his emotional performance of Elton John's hit 'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word'.

He gave a stunning rendition of the song, before breaking down in tears at the very end, saying, "I’ve been on my own since I was 15, but I’ve accepted it. It’s not a sad story it’s just been a lot, it’s been a long time."

Louis and his fellow judge Ayda Williams were so moved that they could no longer stay seated, and rushed up to the stage to comfort Dalton.

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As the audition stages of the are coming to an end, One Direction fans are still hoping to see Niall Horan join his best friend for the Judges' Houses stage of the competition. After hinting he was about to help Louis on the show, fans have been excited ever since.

Although nothing has been confirmed by ITV, reports are suggesting that Louis will look after the Boys category, Simon Cowell will have the Girls, Ayda Williams will look after the Overs, leaving former Take That singer Robbie Williams with the Groups.

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