Perrie Edwards (born 10.07.1993)
Perrie Edwards is an English singer in the four-piece girlband Little Mix; the first band to ever win on 'The X Factor'.
Childhood: Perrie Edwards was born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. Her parents are Debbie Duffy and Alexander Edwards.
Musical career: Perrie Edwards auditioned as a solo artist on 'The X Factor' in 2011 with the song 'You Oughta Know' by Alanis Morissette. However when she failed to make it through bootcamp, she was put together with her fellow reject Jesy Nelson into the group Faux Pas with Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall in the group Orion. When both bands failed to get to judges' houses, they were put together as a four piece and named Rhythmix while being mentored by Tulisa Contostavlos. Later in the competition they were forced to change their name to Little Mix after they were unable to trademark Rhythmix due to a children's music charity having the same name. They were announced the winners of the series making them the first ever group to win the show. They have had two number one singles; their Damien Rice cover 'Cannonball' and 'Wings'; and their debut album 'DNA' peaked at number 3 in the UK charts.
Personal life: Perrie Edwards is currently dating Zayn Malik from the boyband One Direction. In January 2013, it was reported that Zayn Malik had cheated on her by sleeping with Australian waitress Courtney Webb. He has since denied these reports and they have maintained their relationship.
The 22 year old quit One Direction back in March, and is now making the first steps towards a solo career.
Zayn Malik is getting the next step in his career under way with the news that he’s signed a solo recording deal with the major label RCA, announcing in the process that he intends to make “#realmusic’.
On Wednesday (July 29th), Billboard revealed that the 22 year old ex-One Directioner has also signed up with management company Turn First, who also look after Iggy Azalea, and will be working with R&B producer Malay, somebody who has worked with the likes of John Legend and Frank Ocean.
Zayn Malik is going it alone with RCA
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The Little Mix singer has been the subject of a vocal backlash campaign on social media ever since her fiancee quit the band earlier this year.
Perrie Edwards has spoken out to try to quell the criticism aimed her way ever since her fiancée Zayn Malik quit One Direction. Edwards has been consistently accused by 1D fans of encouraging Zayn to leave the band back in March, but she denies playing any role in his departure.
The Little Mix star, 21, spoke matter-of-factly to The Sun’s Fabulous magazine, asserting that Zayn came to the decision himself: “People have said did I do this, did I do that? No matter what decision he made, I was always going to support him. If he'd wanted to stay, I would have supported him just the same as I have done since he's left… …If he's happy then I'm happy.”
Perrie Edwards did not persuade Zayn Malik to leave 1D
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There's no ring on that finger. Yet.
No, Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards are not married. Yet. Probably. After rumours started circulating in certain online circles this week (looking at you, Tumblr), it seems that the rumours were in fact, greatly exaggerated.
Zayn Malik - still not married.
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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.
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It’s certainly been an emotional week for One Direction fans…
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is single again, after splitting from his girlfriend of nearly four years Eleanor Calder. The couple’s split was confirmed after tabloids published pictures claiming to be of the 23 year old and a ‘mystery brunette’ over the weekend.
The boys all together late last year.
"Louis and Eleanor split up two weeks ago," a rep for the band confirmed to E! News. "They have not announced this as they wanted some privacy during this time.”
Zayn left the band’s tour in Asia days after he was accused of cheating on fiancée PerrIe Edwards following the publication of pictures showing him partying with another woman.
The future of the world’s biggest boyband One Direction could be in doubt, following a difficult week for the group which culminated in Zayn Malik leaving their 'On The Road Again' tour due to stress. The singer, who is engaged to Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards, had been accused of cheating on his fiancée last week, while the band were on tour in Asia.
Zayn left the 1D tour on Thursday
Zayn’s departure from the tour was announced on Thursday by the band’s publicist Simon Jones who delivered the news on Twitter writing, "1D statement: Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the UK to recuperate. The band wish him well and will continue with their performances in Manila and Jakarta.” The 22 year old has since been spotted arriving home to Heathrow.
Zayn Malik is taking a break from One Direction's tour and is returning to the UK. The news has been confirmed by the band's representative.
Zayn Malik is leaving One Direction's tour and heading back to the UK. 22-year-old Malik has been signed off with stress. Malik will miss the next three tour dates in Manila and Jakarta. He is hoping to return to perform with the rest of the band in Johannesburg on 28th March for the last four concerts on their world tour. Simon Jones, One Direction's publicist, released a short statement on Twitter. "1D statement: Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the UK to recuperate. The band wish him well and will continue with their performances in Manila and Jakarta," Jones wrote on Twitter.
Zayn Malik has been signed off with stress.
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Perrie Edwards reveals plans for hers and Zayn's big day and by the sounds, it is going to be a huge extravaganza.
Little Mix singer, Perrie Edwards, has recently revealed that her wedding to One Direction's Zayn Malik will feature her fellow band members as Bridesmaids.
The 20 year-old also unveiled that they plan to set a date for some time as early as next year and "it is going to be a massive circus".
Edwards recently spoke to The Sun and discussed her plans for the big day. "I actually wanted to have quite a small wedding, but then all the girls in my family are desperate to come and would like to be bridesmaids too," she said.
The One Direction singer and his Little Mix girlfriend have indeed decided to tie the knot, Edwards' mother has confirmed
Zayn Malik alleged proposal to Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards wasn't a rumour after all, as Edwards' mother has since come forward and said that her daughter and the 1D superstar are indeed planning on getting married. Her mother, Deborah Edwards, confirmed the news with Real Radio after a number of tabloid papers had assumed that the two young, former talent show contests had gotten engaged, telling the station, "Yes, it's true. They got engaged on Sunday and it's absolutely lovely."
Perrie Edwards and Zayn Malik attend the 1D movie premiere, where her engagement ring was first spotted
Deborah confirmed that the pair had gotten engaged on Sunday (18 August), going on to say, "It's wonderful because Zayn is absolutely gorgeous and Perrie loves him to pieces. It's just perfect and they get on so well together. It's just fabulous. I said how’s long’s this gonna be? And she said i don’t want a long engagement but I don’t want a quick one either. I think they’ll eventually get together and set the date. He did the traditional asking me, and then he asked his mum and dad. It was fabulous, it was lovely. I was like a little marshmallow - it was so lovely."
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One Direction's Zayn Malik and Little Mix's Perrie Edwards are engaged, Edwards' mother confirmed on Wednesday (21st August)
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards are engaged! Edwards' mother, Debbie Dufty, confirmed their engagement whilst speaking exclusively to a UK local paper (on Wednesday 21st August). Dufty told the newspaper that rumours of their engagement were true, declaring "it's official. I'm over the moon. They are really in love."
Zayn Malik at the premiere of This Is Us in London.
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Date of birth
10th July, 1993