He rose to prominence as a member of the boy band One Direction , formed in on the British singing competition The X Factor. Following the band's hiatus in , Horan signed a recording deal as a solo artist with Capitol Records. Horan's debut solo album, Flicker , debuted at number one in Ireland and the US, and reached the top three in Australia and the UK. He has an older brother, Greg Horan.
Subscriber Account active since. Although they didn't win the competition, the band went on to have an illustrious career, releasing five albums in five years, touring the world from to , and winning countless musical awards. On March 25, , Malik officially left One Direction and the four remaining members continued to release music until when One Direction took an indefinite hiatus. But in the past few years, the band's five initial members have come a long way in terms of their solo careers. The judges unanimously advanced Malik to the next round of the show but the singer nearly sabotaged his chances of moving forward when he refused to perform in the choreography round of the series that followed.
A source said of their weekend getaway, "They shared a room and did everything together. They had a great time and are very happy. He joked about being attracted to older women. There was 12 years between us