The pair are using their divorce to their advantage with Jessica and Nick scheduling UK releases for the same day.
Both of them will be releasing songs via the same record company, RCA, next Monday — Jessica’s as a download for a week before it is available in the shops.
Both titles refer to the split. Nick’s is What’s Left Of Me and Jessica’s is A Public Affair.
Jessicas official press release starts with: “The fabulous Jessica Simpson NICKs the spotlight on 29th January...”