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The Wanted's Nathan Sykes Sets the Record Straight: The Band Didn't Break Up, Is Just 'Taking a Break'

It’s been a year since British boy band The Wanted split – but one member says it’s not necessarily forever.

“We didn’t break up. We’re taking a break as a band,” Nathan Sykes, 21, tells PEOPLE. “We all just felt it was time to do our own things and then look in the future – with the amazing fan base that we had – to have something to come back to.”

Still, don’t expect a reunion any time soon. “I think it just plans on what everyone is doing at the time,” he says.

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The Wanted Is Taking a Break After Tour to 'Pursue Personal Endeavors'

It doesn’t sound like The Wanted is following in the footsteps of One Direction.

The Max George-led boy band is taking an indefinite hiatus after their Word of Mouth Tour ends, they announced Wednesday in a statement on their official website.

Siva Kaneswaran Engaged to Nareesha McCafferey

Another British boy band member has traded in the single life for a new fiancée. The Wanted’s Siva Kaneswaran has proposed to his girlfriend of six years, shoe designer Nareesha McCafferey, a rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Ariana Grande Posts Instagram Video ... And She's Talking!

The songbird has regained her voice.

Just days after Ariana Grande alarmed fans with the news that she would have to stay quiet as she took time off to allow a hemorrhaged vocal cord to heal, the pop star posted an Instagram video Thursday in which she states in strong tone, “My voice is healthy.”

Nathan Sykes Dating Ariana Grande?

Is there a new dream couple in town?

Internet rumors are swirling “The Way” songbird Ariana Grande and The Wanted’s Nathan Sykes are dating, but Sykes played coy Friday when asked directly about it.

“There’s lots of lady love on Twitter lady love from fans,” Sykes demurred while chatting with iHeartRadio’s Paul The Web Guy.

The Wanted's Nathan Sykes Sends Sad Message About His Dog

The message, short and sweet, says it all.

“R.I.P Harry dog,” Tweeted Nathan Sykes, of the English-Irish boy band The Wanted, along with a pic of himself with the photogenic prized pooch.

“Thanks for all of the memories, smiles and love. We’re gonna miss you,” said the 19-year-old musician.

Fans clearly responded appropriately. An hour after Sykes’s original post went up on Saturday, he Tweeted again.

“Thanks for all of your lovely tweets :),” he said, “making me smile.”

Christina Aguilera Is Called a 'B––––' by The Wanted

Did Christina Aguilera pull a diva act on The Wanted?

That’s what the boy band is saying after they came away from an appearance on The Voice feeling most unwanted by the superstar judge.

“She’s a total b––––,” band member Tom Parker tells 92.3 Now radio station in New York. “She just sat there and didn’t speak to us. Wouldn’t even look at us.”