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Zayn Malik's new song Pillowtalk tops iTunes in 60 countries

Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik's first solo single, Pillowtalk, has topped charts all around the world.

The 23-year-old singer released Pillowtalk on Friday and within minutes it was trending worldwide on social media before shooting to the top of the iTunes charts around the globe.

It's number 1 in 60 countries, including the US, Australia and here in the UK.

The former One Directioner said in an interview that he's focusing on a different type of music.