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Zayn Malik (born Zain Javadd Malik, 12.01.1993) Zayn Malik is a singer in the band One Direction.

Childhood: Zayn was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. His parents Yaser and Tricia are of British Pakistani nationality. He grew up in East Bowling and attended Lower Fields Primary School and later Tong High School where he struggled to fit in due to his heritage.

Musical career: Malik auditioned for 'The X Factor' in 2010 as a solo artist but was put in a band with Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson after none of them made it to Judges Houses. They soon decided on the name One Direction. The band came third on the show but were still signed to Simon Cowell's Syco Records after he mentored them. They have won two BRIT awards, three Teen Choice awards and three MTV Video Music Awards. They have even managed to break a Guinness World Record when they became the first British band to debut their first album at number one in the US charts.


Personal life: Zayn is addicted to smoking cigarettes but has mentioned that he would like to quit. He has expressed his Islamic beliefs publicly on Twitter. He is currently dating Little Mix's Perrie Edwards but allegedly cheated on her in early 2013. He has since denied the rumours.



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Liam Payne Is Set To Produce His Own Album


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Liam Payne is set to produce his own album.

The 23-year-old singer - who is known for being a member of the popular boyband One Direction alongside Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan - is in the studio working on his debut LP, which he is rumoured to be working on with DJs and other producers to educate him about producing.

Producer Digital Farm Animals - real name Nicholas Gale - teased the news to the Daily Star newspaper, he said: ''I've been doing a lot with Liam.

Continue reading: Liam Payne Is Set To Produce His Own Album

Zayn Malik at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Zayn Malik at the 2017 Billboard Power 100 Celebration held at Cecconi', West Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 9th February 2017

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Zayn And Taylor Swift Hit Up Luxury Hotel For 'Fifty Shades Darker' Video


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Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift finally unveiled the official video for their 'Fifty Shades Darker' song 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' yesterday (January 26th 2017). It was shot at London's St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel and has the perfect amount of romantic tension for the corresponding movie.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift and Zayn unveil 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' video

Directed by Grant Singer, the video sees the pop superstars enjoying the luxuries of celebrity - hotels, champagne, paparazzi - but knowing it's not enough when they are apart. It's classy and it's sexy, an elegant veil over the otherwise hair-raisingly erotic content of the film itself.

Continue reading: Zayn And Taylor Swift Hit Up Luxury Hotel For 'Fifty Shades Darker' Video

Louis Tomlinson Speaks About His Mother's Death For The First Time


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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 Johannah DeakinLouis Tomlinson with his mother, Johannah Deakin, in 2015

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Zayn Malik Debuts New Tattoo After Gigi Hadid Is Spotted Wearing 'Engagement Ring'


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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have sparked fresh engagement rumours, just one month after the model was reported to have turned down her boyfriend’s marriage proposal.

Gigi HadidGigi Hadid was spotted out in New York on Monday, wearing a ring on her wedding finger

On Monday Gigi was spotted out and about in New York wearing a simple band on her wedding finger, causing fans to wonder if the couple had taken a giant leap forward in their relationship.

Continue reading: Zayn Malik Debuts New Tattoo After Gigi Hadid Is Spotted Wearing 'Engagement Ring'

Bradley Walsh Scores Highest Selling British Debut Album Of 2016


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Sadly, this isn’t April Fool’s Day. Bradley Walsh scored the biggest selling debut album by a British act in 2016 with his record Chasing Dreams. That’s right: TV presenter Bradley Walsh.

The 56 year old host of ITV gameshow ‘The Chase’ outsold the likes of indie act Blossoms, singer-songwriter Jack Garratt and even former One Direction star Zayn Malik to become the only new British act to achieve a gold record in 2016.

Chasing Dreams, an album of covers of jazz standards such as ‘That’s Life’ and ‘Mr. Bojangles’, in addition to the title track which is an original composition, shifted 111,650 copies since it was released by Sony CG in October, according to Music Business Worldwide. It reached no.10 in the British charts, but has remained popular enough to be the 57th best-selling album of the year.

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Taylor Swift Smashes London Hotel Filming New Music Video


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Taylor Swift smashed a bathroom mirror when she filmed the music video for 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'.

The 27-year-old singer and Zayn Malik have joined forces on their new single, which is set to feature on the soundtrack of the upcoming erotic movie 'Fifty Shades Darker', and it has been reported by the Mail Online the pair caused utter chaos in London's five-star hotel St Pancras Renaissance where the shot the accompanying video for their song.

A source said: ''Taylor had to light the curtains on fire for her part. The smoke alarms were turned off on the nearby floors so that the building didn't have to be evacuated.

Continue reading: Taylor Swift Smashes London Hotel Filming New Music Video

Our Favourite Celeb Relationships That Survived 2016


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This year we’ve endured many devastating celeb break-ups, from Brangelina to the short-lived Hiddleswift phenomenon. But 2016 has also given us plenty of new celeb couples to root for, including a prince and a TV star and a couple who fell in love again after three years apart.

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Cheryl and Liam PayneCheryl and Liam's friendship blossomed into love in 2016

Continue reading: Our Favourite Celeb Relationships That Survived 2016

Did Gigi Hadid Turn Down Zayn's Marriage Proposal?


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Gigi Hadid reportedly tuned down a marriage proposal from boyfriend Zayn Malik, because she thinks their relationship is moving too fast.

US magazine Life and Style reports that Zayn got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend of less than a year, but the 21-year-old model turned him down.

Gigi Hadid and Zayn MalikDid Gigi turn down Zayn’s marriage proposal?

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Zayn Malik Reveals How He Brought Taylor Swift On Board For 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'


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Zayn Malik has opened up about collaborating with his girlfriend's pal Taylor Swift on the new single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' from the soundtrack to 'Fifty Shades Darker', revealing that the popstar was eager to get on board after hearing the unfinished version.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift and Zayn Malik worked together on 'Fifty Shades Darker' single

It wasn't exactly difficult for Zayn to bring Taylor on board given that his supermodel girlfriend Gigi Hadid is a part of the 'Bad Blood' singer's squad (alongside the movie's star Dakota Johnson), but it seems she was more than enthusiastic about the project when the producer and Grammy-winning songwriter Jack Antonoff played her the semi-completed product.

Continue reading: Zayn Malik Reveals How He Brought Taylor Swift On Board For 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

Taylor Swift And Zayn Malik Drop Surprise Collaboration Single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'


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Taylor Swift has released her first new music of 2016, unleashing a surprise collaboration with former One Direction member Zayn Malik in the form of a single called ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’, taken from the upcoming Fifty Shades Darker movie soundtrack.

The new track appeared without any fanfare in the U.S. iTunes store just before midnight on Thursday night (December 8th), and within in an hour it had skyrocketed to the top of the iTunes chart.

Continue reading: Taylor Swift And Zayn Malik Drop Surprise Collaboration Single 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

Zayn Malik - The 5th Asian Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel - Arrivals at Grosvenor House Hotel, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Friday 17th April 2015

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One Direction, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - 40 Principales Awards 2014 Gala at Palacio de los Deportes - Photocall - Madrid, Spain - Friday 12th December 2014

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Zayn Malik - One Direction kick off their 'Where We Are Tour' at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland - Sunderland, United Kingdom - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Zayn Malik

Date of birth

12th February, 1993

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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