ZAYN Biography (Wikipedia)
Zain Javadd "Zayn" Malik (born 12 January 1993) is an English singer and songwriter. In 2010, Malik auditioned as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X Factor. After being eliminated as a solo performer, Malik was brought back into the competition, along with Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson, to form the boy band One Direction. During his time in the group, Malik and his bandmates released the albums Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013), and Four (2014). In March 2015, Malik's representative announced the singer's departure from the band.
Malik signed a solo recording contract with RCA Records in 2015, with his debut studio album Mind of Mine released on March 25, 2016. The album and its lead single, "Pillowtalk", reached number one in several countries, with Malik becoming the first British male artist to debut at number one in both the UK and US with a debut single and debut album. Since starting his solo career, he uses the mononym Zayn.
- Zayn Malik receives the ultimate honour from his hometownhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p044v72c.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p044v72c.jpg2016-08-16T07:27:00.000ZThe solo star has been immortalised as a sand sculpture.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p044v7g0
Zayn Malik receives the ultimate honour from his hometown
- The Music Review: Is Zayn's Music REAL R&B?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03n6cfp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03n6cfp.jpg2016-03-18T00:00:00.000ZCJ Beatz, Kazz Kumar & Mim discuss Zayn's new solo material - is it pop or R&B?http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03n6czv
The Music Review: Is Zayn's Music REAL R&B?
- “I wasn’t really 100% confident in the way that I was singing back then, now I feel like I am” Zayn Malik on Pillowtalkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03gvsjy.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03gvsjy.jpg2016-01-29T12:46:00.000ZZayn talks about how he feels much more confident singing his new, solo music and discusses the possibility of a future tour before Clara Amfo plays his record.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03gyfbm
“I wasn’t really 100% confident in the way that I was singing back then, now I feel like I am” Zayn Malik on Pillowtalk