The break-up follows the death of Louis's mother Johannah.
After a troublesome year, Louis Tomlinson is apparently making a fresh start as reports suggest that he has broken up with his partner of one year Danielle Campbell. The split comes more than a month after the death of his mother who passed away from leukemia.
Louis Tomlinson and Danielle Campbell have split
It seems the pair are determined to stay friendly, however, with Danielle having been of much comfort and support to Louis over the last few weeks. But it seems their relationship has been somewhat altered recently (due to Louis's bereavement or otherwise) and they have mutually decided to go their separate ways.
The former 1D man spoke in a new radio interview about the passing of his mum, Johannah Deakin, and his emotional performance on 'The X Factor' just days afterward.
A little over a month after the death of his mother at the tragically young age of 43, Louis Tomlinson has spoken about the matter for the first time publicly, revealing that he wanted to “throw the towel in” on his singing career but that a “stern warning” from her before her passing made him continue.
The 25 year old former One Direction star lost his mother, Johannah Deakin, to leukaemia in early December – just days before he launched his solo career with an emotional appearance on ‘The X Factor’.
Louis Tomlinson with his mother, Johannah Deakin, in 2015
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Speaks About His Mother's Death For The First Time
Brett Clark, the stepfather of Louis Tomlinson's baby mama Briana, has apparently threatened to sue the owner of a number of 1D fan sites over allegedly false stories.
Briana Jungwirth, the mother of Louis Tomlinson’s baby son Freddie, is reportedly at loggerheads with a number of One Direction fan sites after her stepfather supposedly wrote letters to sites for publishing false stories about her.
TMZ reported on Thursday (December 29th) that Brett Clark, who is 23 year old Briana’s stepdad, threatened to sue the owner of a number of 1D fan sites after they allegedly published false articles concerning, among other things, Briana and her appearance, her ongoing relationship with former lover Louis, and even the paternity of their 11 month old son Freddie.
The woman in question, who is not named in the reports but who owns all of the fan sites in question, has reportedly retaliated to the letters, insisting that they are covered under the First Amendment which protects the right to free speech.
Continue reading: Briana Jungwirth's Stepfather In Clash With One Direction Fan Sites
They’ve held the number one spot for six weeks already, and Clean Bandit are clinging on as the festive chart approaches.
The battle for this year’s Christmas number one is reaching its final stages and it looks as if Clean Bandit might just clinch it.
The Cambridge trio have already spent six weeks at the top spot with ‘Rockabye’, but according to the Official Chart Company they’re still 4,000 copies ahead of their nearest rival.
This year’s festive chart will be announced on Friday and currently it’s a three horse race between Clean Bandit, Little Mix with ‘Touch’ and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, who is currently in second place with ‘Human’.
Continue reading: Will Clean Bandit Be This Year's UK Christmas Number One?
The star lost his mother to an aggressive form of leukemia last week
Devastated Louis Tomlinson has broken his silence on Instagram to thank his fans for their non-stop support following the tragic death of his mother, Johannah Deakin last week who passed away from leukaemia.
The singer has been mourning the loss of his mother who passed away last week
The 1D star took to the social media site to post a picture from his performance on the X Factor over the weekend of his new song, Just Hold On, which he dedicated to his late mum.
Johannah Deakin, lost her battle with leukaemia on Wednesday at the age of 42.
Louis Tomlinson delivered an emotional performance on the ‘X Factor’, Saturday night, just three days after his mother Johannah Deakin tragically passed away.
The 24-year-old was joined by DJ Steve Aoki, to perform collaboration ‘Just Hold On’, the One Direction star’s first solo single.
Louis Tomlinson and his mother Johannah Deakin
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Performs On 'X Factor' Just Days After Mother's Death
The singer mum, Johannah Deakin, tragically passed away after a battle with cancer on Wednesday
Following the tragic announcement that 1D star Louis Tomlinson’s mum, Johannah Deakin, passed away on Wednesday (7 Dec), it has been revealed the singer will perform his new track on the X Factor over the weekend in a touching tribute to her.
Louis Tomlinson will perform at the X Factor in tribute to his late mum, Johannah Deakin
In a statement released yesterday (9 Dec), Johannah’s family revealed she had died at the age of 43 after an aggressive battle with leukaemia.
Louis' performance on 'The X Factor' this weekend, if it goes ahead, will be in tribute to his mother.
“It is with immeasurable sadness that Johannah Deakin’s family said goodbye to Johannah in the early hours of Wednesday 7th December 2016,” a statement read the following day.
“Earlier this year Johannah was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of leukaemia that required immediate and continuous treatment. We respectfully request that the family are given time and space to grieve in private.”
Liam Payne is set to collaborate with Louis Tomlinson on a new single, although it has yet to be confirmed who the track was written for.
The One Direction band members have joined forces on a forthcoming track one year after the 'History' hitmakers decided to go on an extended hiatus, and the pair have penned the song together, which is called 'Something That Scares Me About Love'.
Although it is unknown who the duo penned the song for, musical director Tim Crooks has revealed he is desperate to work with 23-year-old Liam again.
Continue reading: Liam Payne Will Collaborate With Louis Tomlinson On A New Single
Yes, #CondomCampaignFor1D is now trending…
Rumours that Cheryl is pregnant have been circulating for ages now, but when the singer made her first public appearance in months last night, #CondomCampaignFor1D began trending on Twitter.
Cowell had recently said he was “expecting to announce something soon with Niall”.
Niall Horan has reportedly made the shock decision to sign a solo record deal with Universal Music, instead of Simon Cowell’s Syco label. According to reports, the label pursued Niall to sign a deal after failing to lure away Harry Styles, who ended up staying with Sony, the label which houses Cowell’s Syco.
Has Niall Horan inked a solo deal with Universal?
A US source told the Daily Star: “This will come as a real blow to Cowell who has been talking to Niall for months, wanting him to sign a deal with his label Syco. He made a number of big money offers to try and persuade Niall to sign up but, in the end, Universal came in and put even more money on the table.
The One Direction members say they’ve been targeted by fans leaving “disgusting” messages on their phones.
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson has said he’s been forced to change his phone number after receiving “disgusting” messages on WhatsApp from “losers”. His bandmate Niall Horan has also had the same problem, revealing that he too has received “horrific” messages on the app.
Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have both had to change their phone numbers.
Louis Tomlinson has set up his own record label under Sony with the help of Simon Cowell to source a new girl band.
Louis Tomlinson has set up his own record label to source a new girl band.
The former One Direction singer has partnered up with Simon Cowell to launch their own label imprint under Sony in a bid to find the next big all-female group.
Speaking to The Sun newspaper about the latest venture, the music mogul said: ''He [Louis] has just signed a deal with us as an imprint of a record label. He has a new artist who is going to be released this year I hope who are incredible.
Payne recently signed a solo deal with Capitol Records, whose owner Universal is a rival of Sony.
They’ve only been on hiatus for a few months, but it appears Simon Cowell is already having trouble remembering the names of all the One Direction boys. Speaking at an ‘America's Got Talent’ press conference, Cowell failed to mention member Liam Payne while he was praising the loyalty of the boyband.
Has Simon Cowell forgotten about Liam Payne already?
When asked about the band Cowell said: "We're in touch with them. The great thing about all these boys - well not all of them but most of them - they are incredibly loyal and you don't always expect that. Niall, Harry, Louis - amazing.”
The One Direction singer is seeking joint custody of his son with ex Briana Jungwirth.
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is reportedly willing to settle his custody dispute with the mother of his son Briana Jungwirth, if he’s given pre-approval of all pictures of Freddie she posts on social media. It was reported last week that Louis had filed for joint custody of Freddie, asking for 50/50 physical and legal custody between him and Jungwirth.
Louis Tomlinson is reportedly seeking pre-approval of pictures of his son.
TMZ reports that Louis would like to avoid a court battle with Briana and has laid out his terms, which include getting pre-approval rights of any pictures of Freddie Briana wants to post on social media.
Tomlinson is currently in a custody battle with Freddie’s mother Briana Jungwirth.
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is asking for privacy for his five-month-old son Freddie Reign, as his custody battle with ex Briana Jungwirth begins. In a statement obtained by People, a rep for Tomlinson said he wants his son to "have a normal, private and protected childhood.”
Louis Tomlinson wants privacy for his five-month-old son Freddie Reign.
The statement says that the "the levels of paparazzi attention on Freddie" pose security issues and are "intolerable and completely unjustifiable." The attention put on Freddie is said to be impacting on Tomlinson’s visitation time and is impinging on the baby's day-to-day life, including doctor's visits.
The 1D singer has reportedly become fed up with his ex, Briana Jungwirth, granting him "inconsistent" access to their 5 month old son Freddie.
Louis Tomlinson is reportedly considering heading to court in order to fight for joint custody of his baby son Freddie, after becoming fed up with “inconsistent” access to him from his ex-girlfriend, Brianna Jungwirth.
Tomlinson, 24, shares five month old Freddie with stylist Jungwirth, and has relocated to the U.S. in order to be closer to his son, and rents a $1 million home in Calabasas for them in addition to paying $15,000 per month in child support to her.
Now, however, TMZ reports that he is gearing up to go to court in order to get the terms of access to his child re-negotiated by a judge, after becoming fed up with Jungwirth keeping Freddie from him seemingly on a whim.
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Planning To Seek Joint Custody Of Son Freddie
It’s not the One Direction reunion fans had been hoping for
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan will be reunited this Sunday (June 5th) during charity football match Soccer Aid, in support of Unicef. But while the two singers spent years making music together before One Direction went on hiatus in January, this Sunday they’ll be on opposing teams.
One Direction mates Niall and Louis will face off at Soccer Aid on Sunday.
Louis will be playing for the England team, alongside celebs including Olly Murs, Jack Whitehall and assistant manager Robbie Williams. While Niall will be on the Rest of the World team with Kasabian’s Sergio Pizzorno and actor Michael Sheen.
The One Direction singer is being tipped to play the England and Leicester City star in a rumoured movie about the footballer's life.
Louis Tomlinson is keen on the idea of portraying his friend Jamie Vardy on the big screen in a rumoured biopic about the England and Leicester City footballer’s life, as he was interviewed at Vardy’s wedding last week.
“It's a golden opportunity,” the One Directioner told Hello! magazine as he posed with Vardy and his bride Rebekah Nicholson for the cover. “Jamie's story is incredible - he's incredible.”
Is Louis Tomlinson in line to play Jamie Vardy on the big screen?
Continue reading: Is Louis Tomlinson In Line To Play Jamie Vardy In Biopic Film?
According to his friend, former AFL player Brendan Fevola, Horan is planning to move to Australia as he has a cousin who lives in Melbourne.
The reports, sure to disturb 1D fans who are increasingly concerned that the group’s much-vaunted hiatus might be significantly than they had bargained for, came after the 22 year old singer tweeted Fevola and Aussie cricket legend Shane Warne after they were spotted on the red carpet taking pictures together at the Logie Awards (celebrating the best in Australian television) on Sunday (May 8th).
Niall’s 25 million followers saw him write: “@BrendanFevola25 @ShaneWarne you two at the Logies together, I smell trouble.”
Continue reading: Is Niall Horan Planning To Move To Australia?
The band said they’d be back in a year, but it’s now been reported the reunion won't happen before 2020.
Bad news for One Direction fans, as it looks as if the boyband won’t be getting back together anytime soon. According to the Daily Star, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan are having so much fun away from the band, their year-long hiatus has been extended.
One Direction are said to not be reuniting any time soon.
“One Direction are not coming together in a year or even two,” a source told the newspaper. “The fans have hoped that the group would honour their announcement of returning within 12 months. But that is a long way off and the boys are not even on track to mention a comeback.”
Continue reading: One Direction's Hiatus Might Be Longer Than Fans First Thought
The new ‘X Factor’ panel could have not one, but two judges named Louis.
Louis Tomlinson is the latest name rumoured to be taking a seat on the new 'X Factor' judging panel. The ITV talent show needs to replace judges Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who have both ruled themselves out of appearing on the new series. But along with Tomlinson there’s another Louis in the running, ex-judge Louis Walsh.
Is Louis Tomlinson headed to ‘The X Factor’?
The Mirror reports that while Simon Cowell is hoping for Louis Walsh to make a return to the judging panel one top boss wants to bag a member of One Direction. Tomlinson is said to be at the top of the list, with Liam Payne also an option.
Louis' cute pic also pretty much destroyed the astoundingly bizarre 'Larry' conspiracy theory. Read on...
Louis Tomlinson’s baby son Freddie might only be three months old, but the One Direction singer is wasting no time getting him ready for a lifetime of football fandom, sharing a sweet picture on Instagram on Thursday.
The Directioner, who welcomed his first child with his ex-girlfriend Briana Jungwirth back in late January, posted a picture of the 11 week old baby in a white outfit with a miniature football between his legs.
Fans of the singer know that the 24 year old is a big fan of his hometown team Doncaster Rovers F.C., whom he made a failed bid to actually buy back in 2014. He’s also signed as a non-contract player for the League One team, and has even appeared once for the reserve side.
The 1D singer, a lifelong supporter of the South Yorkshire club, won the fan competition to design their new away kit - but others are up in arms at the result.
Louis Tomlinson has won a fan competition held by Doncaster Rovers Football Club to design the team’s new away kit for next season, leading to many of the club’s fans to decry the result as a fix.
The One Direction singer, 24, designed the black and grey kit with his grandfather Len when he was briefly back in Britain in March. However, some Doncaster fans have accused the club of fixing the results to gain maximum publicity, although the final vote was decided by fans from five of the best entries selected by the club.
Louis Tomlinson won a fan competion to design Doncaster Rovers' new away kit
Zayn left One Direction over a year ago
Zayn Malik has struck out successfully after he quit internationally best-selling band One Direction with his number one single, Pillowtalk, and an eagerly anticipated debut album, Mind of Mine. However, it seems his former bandmates are still playing on his mind and the singer has revealed he hasn’t seen Harry, Niall, Louis or Liam since he left the group.
Zayn is no longer close to his former 1D bandmates
Zayn explained that he has tried to reach out to the boys but without any response.
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Reveals He Hasn't Seen His Former Bandmates Since He Left 1D
Tomlinson's relationship with baby Freddie's mother, Brianna Jungwirth, would appear to have soured.
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is reportedly getting ready for a legal showdown with Brianna Jungwirth, the mother of his newborn son Freddie, over custody rights and alterations to the singer’s financial commitments to her.
Until now, Tomlinson has been said to have been on good terms with fashion stylist Jungwirth, whom he dated briefly last summer. “Although they're not romantically involved, Louis thinks Briana is a great woman and will be a fabulous mother. Louis has been helping Briana financially and is prepared to get stuck in with all the tasks that caring for a baby demands,” was the position before the birth back on January 21st.
Louis Tomlinson leaving a Brit Awards afterparty in London on Thursday morning
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Reportedly Preparing For Custody Battle Over Baby Son
He accepted One Direction's Brit Award for Best Video with bandmate Liam Payne at the ceremony, and spoke about fatherhood and 'The X Factor' beforehand.
Louis Tomlinson has opened up about fatherhood, describing being a dad to his newborn son Freddie as “intense” but “exciting”.
The 24 year old One Direction singer attended the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday night (February 24th) and accepted the prize for Best Video, as voted for by the public, for last year’s single ‘Drag Me Down’.
In 2016, Tomlinson has been getting to grips with first-time fatherhood since his ex-girlfriend Brianna Jungwirth gave birth to their son, Freddie Reign, back in January. Speaking to ITV2 outside the O2 Arena, he said that “[Fatherhood] is good. It's intense. It's really exciting. This is my first time away from Freddie so it's tough.”
The band are nominated in the Best Video category for single ‘Drag Me Down’.
Yes they’re currently on hiatus, but many One Direction fans were hoping for a boyband reunion at tonight’s Brit Awards, where the group are expected to take home the Best Video award. But it seems only two members of the group will be in attendance tonight, with Harry Styles and Niall Horan missing out.
Don’t expect Harry Styles to make an appearance at tonight’s Brit Awards.
According to The Sun, Harry and Niall will snub the awards, even though Harry is thought to currently be in London. A source told the newspaper: “This could have been one last hurrah for the boys at what could be their last Brit Awards as a band.”
The One Direction star welcomed his first son with stylist Briana Jungwirth on January 22nd.
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has shared a cute black and white pic of himself and one-month-old son Freddie Reign. In the picture, which Tomlinson captioned ‘Lad and Dad’, the 24-year-old can be seen cradling the infant, while stroking his nose.
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Shares 'Lad And Dad' Pic With Baby Freddie
Simon Cowell has been ringing the changes after 'The X Factor's annus horribilis in 2015, with Louis Tomlinson mooted to be Grimshaw's replacement.
In the wake of the poor ratings it suffered last year, Simon Cowell has made changes to ‘The X Factor’ by axing co-presenter Caroline Flack, soon after Nick Grimshaw confirmed that he had quit the judging panel of his own accord.
According to The Sun, 36 year old Flack is said to have paid the price for the criticism that she and co-host Olly Murs received as they presented the ITV show for the first time last year. The final episode averaged viewing figures of only 5.95 million, amid flagging ratings plaguing the whole series, and it’s not clear that Murs will keep his place either as the pair were frequently criticised for making mistakes.
Nick Grimshaw has quit 'The X Factor' after just one series
Continue reading: Nick Grimshaw And Caroline Flack Axed From 'The X Factor'
The 21 year old singer apparently wants to distance himself from One Direction ahead of his solo career.
According to a report in The Sun, the singer has ditched Modest Management, who made him and 1D famous, and is being represented for the purposes of his upcoming solo material by his close friend, L.A. agent Jeffrey Azoff. Furthermore, Syco and Simon Cowell are also rumoured to be next in line for the chop.
Harry Styles is said to have sacked his 1D management and publicity team
Continue reading: Harry Styles Reportedly Sacks 1D Publicist And Management Team
It's not Conchobar either.
The first 1D baby has been born and he's absolutely perfect. Congratulations are definitely in order for the eldest of the group Louis Tomlinson, who has finally unveiled the first picture of his little boy who was born last week. Thankfully, he's not called Sydney Rain.
Louis Tomlinson reveals the name of his little boy
Little Freddie Tommo (don't worry, Tommo isn't his name, it's just short for Tomlinson) has made his social media debut in a gorgeous picture uploaded by the boyband singer, soon followed by one from the baby's mother stylist Briana Jungwirth. Born on January 22nd 2016, he's revealed to be in perfect health and, while Louis and Briana aren't a couple so to speak, Louis has been pretty hands on, even renting out a property for his ex in Calabasas and another close by for himself so that he can be there for Freddie.
The 1D star has also rented a massive property for himself for the next six months, as he adjusts to fatherhood.
Louis Tomlinson has spared no expense in his preparations for first-time fatherhood, apparently shelling out on two spacious properties in Los Angeles for him, his ex-girlfriend and his newborn son to live in.
According to a report by the Mirror, the Doncaster-born star has rented two enormous properties in L.A. in order to be close to Briana Jungwirth and their baby. Earlier this month, Tomlinson put down money for a five-bedroom house for six months for himself, and another four-bedroom property for his 23 year old ex and their son, Sydney Rain, who was born on January 22nd.
Louis Tomlinson (second left) is the first One Direction member to experience fatherhood
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Rents Huge L.A. Property For Briana And His Baby Son
Tomlinson and former flame Briana Jungwirth welcomed a son on Friday.
After twitter went into a meltdown when the news first broke, One Direction member Louis Tomlinson has confirmed that, yes, he has indeed become a father for the first time. Louis’ former fling, stylist Briana Jungwirth, gave birth to a baby boy on Friday and the 24 year-old says he’s ‘very happy' to become a dad.
Louis Tomlinson has welcomed his firs child.
'I'm pleased to say my baby son was born yesterday :) He is healthy and pretty amazing, I'm very happy!!,' Tomlinson tweeted. He then followed up with a tweet reading, ’Daddy daddy cool' and three smiley faces.
Continue reading: One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Confirms Birth Of First Child
An unofficial 1D fan account stated that Briana Jungwirth's grandmother broke the news, which is as yet unconfirmed.
1D fans took to Twitter and other platforms in their droves on Friday (January 22nd), after an unofficial One Direction fan account suggested that someone calling herself 'Marianna Case' and claiming to be Briana Jungwirth’s grandmother broke the news that the singer’s former flame had given birth to a baby boy.
Unconfirmed rumours state that Louis Tomlinson has become a father
A source claimed that 1D had not renewed their recording contract, but a spokesperson for the group has denied the rumour.
The long-term future of One Direction may be bleaker than first imagined, with a new report suggesting that the British boy band might not return at all after their year-long hiatus they announced back in August last year.
Having wrapped up their On The Road Again tour in October 2015 and released their fifth album, Made in the A.M., weeks later, an unnamed source close to the group has told Us Weekly that the group has decided “not to renew their recording contract”, meaning that they intend to go in separate directions.
“The 1D thing just ran its course. They’ll remain friends, but they are exhausted and want solo careers.” Another insider added that the foursome might not pursue solo careers in front of a microphone.
As Briana prepares to have their baby later this month, Louis is moving across the Atlantic and is ready to be a 'hands-on' dad.
The 24 year old 1D star is moving to California as he prepares for first-time fatherhood, and is making 23 year old Briana and their child his priority and getting ready to help in any way he can, according to a source close to Louis who spoke to MailOnline this week.
Louis Tomlinson is relocating to Los Angeles to be nearer Briana Jungwirth as she prepares to give birth
It's the second time in a fortnight he's been spotted with the Disney star.
The 1D singer, who is enjoying being on hiatus from the group after their On The Road Again tour came to an end just over a month ago, was pictured with ‘The Originals’ star at Hollywood celebrity hotspot Millions of Milkshakes on Sunday night (December 6th), prompting rumours that Louis won’t be single for much longer.
Danielle Campbell of 'The Originals'
Continue reading: Louis Tomlinson Rumoured To Be Dating 'Originals' Star Danielle Campbell
Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan , of One Direction - KIIS FM's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 at Microsoft Theater - Arrivals at Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 4th December 2015
Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne , of One Direction - KIIS FM's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 at Microsoft Theater - Arrivals at Microsoft Theater - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 4th December 2015
Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles , of One Direction - 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS_Press Room at Microsoft Theater - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd November 2015
Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan , Harry Styles - American Music Awards 2015 (AMA's) - Arrivals at Microsoft Theater, American Music Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd November 2015
Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles , One Direction - Celebrities attend 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater. at Microsoft Theater, American Music Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd November 2015
One Direction, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne , Louis Tomlinson - One Direction seen performing live on Hollywood Boulevard - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 19th November 2015
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan , Louis Tomlinson - One Direction seen performing live Hollywood Boulevard for Jimmy Kimmel Live at Hollywood Blvd - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 20th November 2015
The 22 year old left the boyband in March and is now working on solo material.
Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has opened up for the first time about his decision to quit the boyband back in March. Speaking to Fader magazine, Malik revealed he had always ‘wanted to go home’ and when he finally made the decision, “it just felt right on that day.”
Zayn Malik has given his first in-depth interview since leaving One Direction.
“I guess I just wanted to go home from the beginning,” he told the magazine. “I was always thinking it. I just didn’t know when I was going to do it. Then by the time I decided to go, it just felt right on that day.”
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit In First Solo Interview
'I Won't Mind', shared on SoundCloud by producer Naughty Boy, was actually made last year during the sessions for the band's recent album 'Four'.
Fans might have been understandably misled when, earlier on Tuesday, a song featuring Zayn was posted on SoundCloud by British producer Naughty Boy, which many took to be the ex-Directioner’s first solo material. However, a source close to the 22 year old star told MailOnline that this was merely an old song that never saw the light of day.
Zayn Malik's "new solo track" 'I Won't Mind' was actually an old 1D song
Continue reading: 'New Zayn Malik' Song Is In Fact Old One Direction Song
Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan have shared their thoughts on Zayn Malik's departure on social media and thanked fans for their support during the past few "mad" days.
The remaining members of One Direction have shared their feelings on the departure of their former band mate, Zayn Malik. One Direction announced Malik was leaving One Direction on Wednesday (25th March). The announcement, posted on the band's Facebook page, explained how Malik wanted to move on from the band and live life as "a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight."
Zayn Malik has left One Direction.
Continue reading: One Direction React To Zayn Malik's Departure, Thank Fans For Support
One Direction are now a four-piece after Zayn Malik quit the group on Wednesday, a week after leaving their 'On The Road Again' tour with stress.
Zayn explained that reason he was leaving was to “have some private time out of the spotlight” and be a “normal 22 year old”. The Bradford-born star posted on the group’s official Facebook page on Wednesday that’s he’s parting ways with 1D after nearly five years. “My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined,” he said in the post.
A five-piece no more: Zayn Malik (2nd L) quits One Direction
Continue reading: Zayn Malik Quits One Direction, Breaks Millions Of Hearts
In this week’s other Louis Tomlinson news…
It has certainly been a busy week for One Direction star Louis Tomlinson. As the storm over ‘that’ leaked video continues, it appears the singer could be on the brink of a new venture, becoming co-chairman of Doncaster Rovers football club.
Is Louis about to buy Doncaster Rovers?
Tomlinson, a life long Rovers, fan is said to be teaming up with former owner John Ryan to buy the League One side. If successful, the duo will reportedly act as the club’s co-chairmen. Despite previously selling the club to the Keepmoat group to form a trust, Ryan still owns quarter of the share of the team, who were relegated at the beginning of the month.
The One Direction boys will have a new album out in time for Christmas, and they're calling it 'Midnight Memories.'
One Direction have had a busy year so far this year; touring the world, releasing their first movie and enjoying life as the world's biggest boyband, but that hasn't stopped the boys from slowing down with their output by any means. The 'Best Song Ever' hit-makers have also been in the studio working on their third album together, and today (6 September) the group announced the first set of details surrounding their next LP.
One Direction have a new album coming out later this year.
Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson will be back with the album Midnight Memories later this year, with their latest smash-hit single 'Best Song Ever' making the cut onto the album too. Midnight Memories will be released officially on 25 November, but will be available to pre-order way before then, with pre-order being made available this Monday, 9 September.
Continue reading: One Direction Announce Details On New Album; 'Midnight Memories'
The movie that's been so hyped up over the past year has finally arrived.
Tonight’s the night, ladies and gentlemen – the night One Direction take Leicester Square (and really, the world) by storm with the unveiling of their movie, One Direction: This Is Us.
The lads arrived tonight to celebrate the movie's anticipated release.
Everybody raise your hands, swish your hair, say yeah! One Direction have blessed the planet with other fine musical offering from the modestly talented young lads.
As lightning cracked the sky of Britain today and a Royal Baby's first cries were heard, another gift was bestowed upon Earth by the gods, as the nation's finest exports deigned to gift their scores of worshippers with an astonishing audio/visual experience. For it could only be; One Direction have released the music video to their latest song 'Best Song Ever' and what a true delight to behold it is.
The Supreme Beings Gaze Forth From Their Lofty Pedestal.
If you love pop stars pretending to be other people then you'll simply exalt at the new offering from the organic talent that is our plucky '1D' boys. The video shows our heroes - Harry, Zayn, Louis, Liam and Niall of course - not only as themselves as the band enter the office of two overzealous, moneyed film producers but as random assistants who offer their skills to the band's new project.
The One Direction boys have got their own movie and guess what, it'll be here August 30!
One Direction have become the latest pop sensation to want to take over the summer box office and by the end of August the Brit boyband will be taking over cinema screens when the fly-on-the-wall movie One Direction: This Is Us comes out. Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson haven't done things by half with their foray into documentary filmaker either, enlisting Super Size Me mastermind Morgan Spurlock to direct.
The 1D boys are heading to the big screen
The boys open up their lives to their adoring fans in the movie and show us that they are really just five normal lads whose lives changed beyond all reason in just a few short years. Spurlock takes his camera back to the each of the band-member's humble origins and see the world through their eyes, their mother's eye and through the eyes of the fans as well as going behind the scenes on tour and in the lads personal time.
The One Direction boys may be about to top off their biggest year by signing a contract with MTV to star in their very own fly on the wall series, and if that wasn't enough then how does the prospect of having Justin Bieber appearing in the show sound!
According to the Daily Star Sunday, a source close to the boys has revealed that the band are in advanced talks with network executives to film their own documentary series, following the ins and outs of the biggest boy band in the world. The source went on to add that one of the boy's close friends, Justin Bieber, is trying to be roped into appearing in the first episode, and maybe even more after that, telling the paper, “having Justin Bieber in the first episode would guarantee millions of viewers."
The source went on to add, “nothing is confirmed but the boys are keen to do it and so are MTV. Watch this space” so as of now nothing is for certain, yet with such a huge fan base already and the potential to spin even more money into the seemingly bottomless pit they have already amassed, then why wouldn't MTV be interested in a documentary series.
The concept of 'celebrity perfumes' is one that hit the ground running about a decade ago, it seems that anyone whose name manages to make its way onto the front page of the Sun or Daily Mail feels the need to spread their very own special scent across the planet.
This time around it's One Direction who'll be wafting their odour around according to WNN. As a teenage boy band, they're aiming it specifically girls, and judging by the general age group of their fans it'll be sickly sweet and mildly floral.
Apparently, the band have been working on it for about 6 months alongside Dana Kline, president of Olivann Beauty, the company with whom they'll be launching the scent. She revealed that it'll be released in autumn next year.
Continue reading: Parfum De One Direction Is On Its Way, Eau No.
One Direction have become the latest popstars to extend their franchise to ladies' fragrances having been working on a new scent for the last six months.
The 'Live While We're Young' hitmakers have been working with perfume company Olivann Beauty, a sister company of Fusion Brands Inc.'s Luxury Fragrance Division, to create their own aroma that will almost certainly fly off the shelves on its release in the fall of 2013. 'It's going to be a sweet scent, definitely floral too', a source told Marie Claire. The name will be revealed in the early months of next year and they face heavy competition from teen heartthrob Justin Bieber with his fragrance 'Girlfriend' as well as Lady Gaga with 'Fame' and 'Jersey Shore' star Snooki's self-titled scent.
Not only have Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan chosen to embark on a beauty venture, but they have also helped design a range of action figures in the shape of each of the boys. 'I think we all wanted them to be as authentic as possible, and obviously, if we got involved in the outfits and stuff, then it's a lot of stuff that we'd probably wear', Zayn Malik said according to MTV News. 'And it's cool for the fans because they get a doll with outfits that we've picked.'
It looks as though One Direction has done it again. The British boy-band made up of Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Niall Horan are set for their second Billboard No.1 album after analysts predicted their sophomore effort Take Me Home could sell 575,000 in its first week. It would cap a remarkable year for the band, who could still win Best Group at the 4Music Video Honours on November 24.
Continue reading: One Direction's Take Me Home Set For Billboard No.1 With 500,000 Sales
Harry Styles, 18, Liam Payne, 19, and Niall Horan, 19, cheered their 20-year-old band mate along on Monday, as his team Three Horseshoes took on Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium. Harry, Liam and Niall journeyed up north to see their pal shine as he made his best efforts to raise cash for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. However, while Louis' girlfriend Eleanor Calder and their stylist Lou Teasdale were also in the crowd, fifth 1D member Zayn Malik was not. This was noticed quickly by fans and commented upon many times on Twitter, however as yet, he has offered no explanation for his absence. Louis thanked his other pals for coming to support him and tweeted: "So so lovely to have the boys there thank you so much @Real_Liam_Payne @Harry_Styles and @NiallOfficial for being there !!!" adding "Can't thank everyone enough for coming! Was an experience I will remember for the rest of my life !"
Niall Horan was all chat online too and tweeted his followers saying: "Here we go! The big day! Three horse shoes V doncaster rovers 11! Cmon the tommo @Louis_Tomlinson" He later praised his pal saying: "What a great evenin at the keepmoat stadium to watch @Louis_Tomlinson and the shoes , cmon the shoes 2-1 ! Wohoo! So proud of the tommo!" Liam was slightly more reserved about the whole thing and wrote: "Brilliant game , really enjoyed tonight".
Yep, that’s right One Direction fans, Harry will be joining Grimshaw on Radio 1 next month, on October 6, 2012. To be fair to the new breakfast radio host, the show won’t actually form part of his 6.30am-10.00am slot, instead making up a very special ‘One Direction’ day on the station. Things will kick off with Gemma Cairney, who will be joined by Liam Payne at 8am, before Styles teams up with Grimshaw and Scott Mills welcomes Zayn Malik at noon. Huw Stephens will have Niall Horan for company at 2pm before Greg James and Louis Tomlinson cap things off at 4pm. The boys will be creating their own features for their shows and possibly picking some of their own tracks.
Their appearances will be in promotion of One Direction’s new single ‘Live While We’re Young’, as well as their headline performance at the Radio 1 Teen Awards at Wembley Arena.
One Direction’s Live While We’re Young video is already causing mass hysteria amongst teenage girls in the Western World. The clip finally hit the web on Thursday (September 20, 2012).
Live While We’re Young was leaked earlier this week in a lo-fi incarnation of the pop tune, so in response, 1D have given their fans a real taste of their music by way of an official video. Hooray! "We wanted our fans to see the video and hear the single in the proper way so we've moved the premiere to tonight," said the band in a statement. "We're really excited about 'Live While We're Young.' We've worked really hard on it, and we can't wait for everyone to see and hear it later today!" The song's scheduled for an October 1, release. A statement on their behalf said: "The band did not feel that it was right or appropriate for the fans to hear the track as this illegal upload, so they have responded quickly." It’s nice, the way they care for their fans.
The track is the first single to be taken from the band's second album Take Me Home, which is out on November 12. One Direction have risen to astronomical heights very quickly, especially considering it’s been barely two years since Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik shot to fame on TheX Factor.
Date of birth
24th December, 1991
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