x Factor star Jack Walton’s musical career is set to take a new direction.
The Castleford singer has been signed by One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson’s record label.
Jack, 18, who appeared on the X Factor last year, has been named as Louis’ first act for the label which he will fully launch next year.
Jack, a former student at Castleford High School, spent a week recording in Los Angeles with Louis in February. He hopes to release his first album later this year.He tweeted: “It’s now time for some hard work and good times.”
Louis’s record label will be part of Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment label.