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The Fab Five Full Interview

November 5, 2023  

In just two years, since coming third on X Factor, they’ve charged their way to global fame, smashed new records and set millions of hearts aflutter. Not bad for a boy band who don’t dance. Jo Ellison tries to catch up with One Direction in the December issue of Vogue. Could it be that the […]


One Direction Unplugged: the Movie, the Girls, the Sold-Out World Tour

November 5, 2023  

Screaming fans, sold-out stadiums—just a day in the life for the biggest boy band on the planet. One Direction gives us a look inside their world. “I’m in Miami, b****!” That’s Niall Horan, nineteen, screaming to a crowd of 15,500 at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami in his best American accent. The catchphrase […]


One Direction GQ Covers Interview

November 5, 2023  

There will be a short vignette somewhere amid all the smooth hairless torsos, hot white grins and hair product of One Direction’s new ­feature-length documentary, This Is Us, wherein the film-makers ask a certified doctor to explain precisely what happens ­physically to a teenage girl’s body when she listens to a One Direction song. It’s […]


One Direction Makes History With No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200

November 5, 2023  

U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to debut at No. 1 with a debut album. U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to bow at No. 1 with a debut […]


1. One Direction: 21 Under 21 (2013)

November 5, 2023  

One Direction takes the No. 1 spot on 21 Under 21, Billboard’s 2013 list of music’s hottest minors. Last Year’s Rank: 2 Birthdates: Zayn Malik – Jan. 12th, 1993 (age 20); Harry Styles – Feb. 1, 1994 (age 19); Louis Tomlinson – Dec. 24, 1991 (age 21); Niall Horan – Sept. 13, 1993 (age 20); […]


One Direction Named Most Popular Recording Artist for 2013

November 5, 2023  

The British-Irish pop band nudge out Eminem and Justin Timberlake to be named by the IFPI as the top “Global Recording Artist” for 2013. They’ve already chalked-up “U.S. chart-toppers,” “box-office sensations” and “touring juggernauts.” One Direction can also add “most popular artist in the world” to their list of achievements for 2013. The British-Irish pop […]


One Direction Plot Summer Tour… in 2013

November 5, 2023  

With their 2012 tour of the United States completely sold out and commitments lined up for the rest of the year that will keep them from returning, One Direction has gone ahead and scheduled a tour… With their 2012 tour of the United States completely sold out and commitments lined up for the rest of […]


One Direction’s Right Direction: The Billboard Cover Story

November 5, 2023  

One Direction used social to conquer radio and fire up its fan base, resulting in two No. 1 albums in one year, and leading the charge in a 2012 packed with chart-topping new artists. As 2012 dawned, few American adults outside the most dedicated of Anglophiles knew much, if anything, about One Direction. In part, […]


One Direction’s Mapping Out Memories

November 5, 2023  

One Direction’s third album in two years, ‘Midnight Memories,’ was made on the road and planned — like every step of the multimillion-selling band — strategically. If you’d like to know where One Direction will be a year from now — let alone next week — score yourself an invite to the weekly planning calls […]


One Direction’s ‘Midnight Memories’ U.K.’s Best-Selling Album of 2013

November 5, 2023  

Boy band One Direction’s “Midnight Memories,” released in late November, is the top-selling album of 2013 in the U.K. Boy band One Direction’s “Midnight Memories,” released in late November, is the top-selling album of 2013 in the U.K. Its sales overtook Emeli Sande’s “Our Version of Events,” which had topped the 2012 sales chart, late […]


‘Better Than Words’: How One Direction Became One of the Great Rock Bands of the 21st Century

November 5, 2023  

Collaborators Savan Kotecha, Carl Falk, Julian Bunetta, and John Ryan recount the group’s story and sound for their 10th anniversary A BATHROOM FIGURES significantly in the origin stories of at least two classic One Direction songs. The first will be familiar to any fan: Songwriter and producer Savan Kotecha was sitting on the toilet in […]


Zayn Malik Speaks Out in Revealing Billboard Cover Story: ‘I’m Not Censoring Myself Anymore’

November 5, 2023  

In 2015, Zayn Malik abruptly quit One Direction, broke off a fairy-tale pop-star engagement and overdid the hair dye. Now, as he wraps up his long-simmering creative statement, the boy band outlier… Zayn Malik is standing in a dimly lit studio, spliff hanging from his lips and whiskey tumbler in hand. “My fans are giving […]


Zayn Malik Says Pretending He Doesn’t Have Anxiety ‘Would Be Fake’

November 5, 2023  

Zayn Malik has been opening up about his various personal struggles in interviews to promote his new autobiography, “Zayn,” which came out on Tuesday (Nov. 1). In a new interview with the Evening… Zayn Malik has been opening up about his various personal struggles in interviews to promote his new autobiography, Zayn, which came out […]


Zayn Opens Up About Conquering Anxiety, Prepping Album No. 2 — and Why He’s Been Living on a Farm

November 5, 2023  

Since leaving One Direction, Zayn Malik has topped the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, duetted with Sia and Taylor Swift, and… tended cows on a farm in Pennsylvania. As he completes his second album -… There aren’t many places in New York, or anywhere else for that matter, that feel as cocooned from the ­outside […]


ZAYN Returns With New Single, ‘Love Like This’: Stream It Now

November 5, 2023  

The track marks the former One Direction member’s first release since 2021’s Nobody Is Listening. ZAYN‘s new single has finally arrived. On Friday (July 21), the former One Direction member released “Love Like This,” his first solo release since 2021. The track is available to stream on all platforms. “Love Like This” features the 30-year-old […]


ZAYN Signs With Mercury Records Ahead of New Music

November 5, 2023  

The singer, who was previously signed to RCA Records, has a new single coming “very soon this summer.” ZAYN has signed a new record deal with Mercury Records, Billboard can confirm. Along with the news, the singer wiped his social media yesterday and has launched a new pre-save link and teaser in preparation for his […]


Zayn Malik: House of Zayn

November 5, 2023  

Zayn Malik is giving direction to his personal videographer, trying to make sure that the world sees his latest joint from its best angle. Throughout the four hours NME spends at Zayn’s cover shoot, he smokes at least four of these impeccably rolled little mind-bombs, which means plenty of trips to and from the window. […]


Zayn: The Vogue Interview

November 5, 2023  

Global heart-throb. Bradford boy. Reluctant role model. Who is the real Zayn Malik, asks Giles Hattersley in the December 2018 issue of British Vogue. He arrives, of course, trailing a thin miasma of weed fumes. “All right,” says Zayn, holding out his hand as he surveys his rain-lashed roof terrace through a half squint. We […]


Zayn Malik On Designing Sunglasses, His Fall Fashion Mood, and His Next Album

November 5, 2023  

Since Zayn Malik welcomed his first child, daughter Khai, with Gigi Hadid in September last year, the star has been lying low and enjoying life as a new parent. But now he’s back in work mode with a slew of new exciting projects, including a fashion collaboration and a forthcoming album. First up, his collaboration […]


Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Are Part of a New Generation Who Don’t See Fashion as Gendered

November 5, 2023  

Midway through Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando, a startling transformation takes place: Our hero, Duke Orlando, awakens from a seven-day slumber to find that he has switched genders. “Orlando had become a woman,” Woolf writes, “but in every other respect, Orlando remained precisely as he had been. The change of sex, though it altered their future, […]


How Do You Explain Zayn?

November 5, 2023  

The 25-year-old British singer is deeply, maddeningly, almost trolling-ly enigmatic. And that cultivated mystery—along with his disdain for the standard rules of superstardom—is probably what puts him on the short list for COOLEST HUMAN ALIVE. On a recent Friday night, though, he dropped his guard and spilled his guts. There are exactly two places in […]


Here’s why Zayn Malik is the Hugo Boss Most Stylish Man of the Year 2017

November 5, 2023  

Since leaving One Direction, Zayn Malik, the group’s first émigré, has walked his own path in more ways than one. From heavy metal tuxes to vintage band merch, this year the one-time boy wonder became a man to look up to Zayn Malik has come a long way. Not just geographically (our shoot in Los […]


Zayn Malik Is So Lit Right Now

November 5, 2023  

When Zayn broke off from One Direction, he immediately started dating supermodels and making hit records of his own. Here he tells us what’s next on his rise to the top. There is no electricity in the tiny sea shanty where Zayn Malik would like to have a conversation about Zayn Malik. No heat and […]


Everyone is listening to Zayn Malik

November 5, 2023  

Zayn Malik has gone against the grain to chart his own unique path: Global music icon, independent songwriter and devoted dad. For his first GQ India cover, he discusses his poignant new album Nobody Is Listening, classic Bollywood movies and sampling Mohammed Rafi For Zayn Malik, time isn’t dictated by a clock. He is a […]


Prepare To Swoon! Zayn’s ELLE Cover Has Landed

November 5, 2023  

World renowned signer Zayn Malik is one of ELLE’s five cover stars of the September 2016 issue. In the issue he talks about moving to Hollywood, dating fashion’s most in-demand supermodel Gigi Hadid, and his debut solo album Mind Of Mine, which has already topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic and garnered […]


Zayn Malik Joins Mixoloshe, A Female-Led Mocktail Brand, As CCO

November 5, 2023  

Musician and entrepreneur Zayn Malik has just joined Mixoloshe, the non-alcoholic cocktail brand, as Chief Creative Officer (CCO). To mark the announcement, Malik has launched his first flavor for the brand—a non-alcoholic Lychee Martini—though the partnership will extend far beyond this collaboration. “I’m really excited about this new venture,” says Malik. “I’ve been wanting to […]


Zayn Malik Wants to End the ‘Stigma’ Around Non-Alcoholic Beverages With Mixoloshe Partnership

November 5, 2023  

The pop star recently unveiled his first drink flavor as co-owner and chief creative officer of the brand. Zayn Malik had already been dreaming of making a splash in the non-alcoholic beverage industry before Kristina Roth came into the mix. All he needed was the right partner, and Roth — who last year founded Mixoloshe, […]


Zayn Malik Co-Starring In, Writing New Music For ’10 Lives’ Animated Feature

November 5, 2023  

Malik will serve as executive music producer on the film in which hell perform a duet with “Bridgerton” actress Simone Ashley. Zayn Malik will pull triple-duty in the upcoming animated feature 10 Lives, for which he will write new music and perform a duet with Bridgerton star Simone Ashley. Variety reported that Malik and Ashley […]


“You Have To Take Care Of Yourself”: Zayn Malik On His Fashion Week Return And Valentino Homecoming

January 23, 2024  

Zayn Malik’s arrival at Paris Fashion Week was not without incident. At about 8:30pm on Friday evening, a slow-moving car ran over his toes. Malik was exiting Kenzo’s autumn/winter 2024 show at the Bibliothèque Nationale, where a small army of Directioners had mobilised, precipitating a minor roadblock. That would have been enough to send anyone […]