Zayn Malik (born January 12, 1993), known professionally as ZAYN, is a British singer-songwriter and former vocalist of the pop boy band One Direction along with Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan.
- Chaynler Joie - background vocals
- Nava Morris - background vocals
- Liso Lee - guitar
- Devon Eisenbarger - guitar
- Miles Robertson - keyboard
- Matt Kirkwood - bass
- David Myers - drums
Singles as Lead ArtistEdit
- Pillowtalk (2016)
- Like I Would (2016)
- Wrong (featuring Kehlani) (2016)
- I Don't Wanna Live Forever (with Taylor Swift) (2016)
- Still Got Time (featuring PartyNextDoor) (2017)
Singles as Featured ArtistEdit
- Back to Sleep (Remix) (Chris Brown featuring Usher and Zayn) (2016)
- Cruel (Snakeships featuring Zayn) (2016)
- Freedun (M.I.A. featuring Zayn) (2016)
- I Won't Mind (2015)
- Like I Would (The Remixes) (2016)
Zain Javadd Malik was born January 12, 1993 to Yaser Malik and Trisha Malik and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is the older brother to Doniya Malik, Waliyha Malik and Safaa Malik.
Malik was the member of the pop boy band One Direction, formed in the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010. His bandmates were Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan. With the band they released four albums, five EPs and fourteen singles. Malik departed from the band on March 25, 2015 to pursue his solo endeavours.
Pillowtalk was released as Malik's debut single on January 29, 2016. A second single, Like I Would was released March 10, 2016, only fifteen days before his debut album was released on March 25, 2016. Two promotional singles were released on February 26, 2016 and March 17, 2016, titled It's You and Befour. I Won't Mind was a demo leaked by producer Naughty Boy on March 30, 2015 featuring Malik's vocals.
A song with American artist Kehlani from Malik's album was released on June 7, 2016. I Don't Wanna Live Forever was released as a collaboration with Taylor Swift for the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack on December 9, 2016. Malik released a shoe line with Giuseppe Zanotti in January of 2017 that included four different shoes, two boots and two sneakers. His first collaboration of 2017 was Still Got Time with Canadian rapper PartyNextDoor, was issued on March 24.
In January 2017, Malik collaborated with Italian footwear designer Giuseppe Zanotti and released a shoe line called Giuseppe for Zayn. The collection consisted of four shoes - two boots and two sneakers. American model Gigi Hadid assisted in photographing Zayn and model Adwoah Aboah for Malik's Versus Versace Spring Summer 2017 campaign in February. The campaign video was later released in June. Malik, alongside Hadid co-hosted the CDFA/Vogue Fashion Fund's Americans in Paris annual cocktail during Paris Fashion Week in February. Malik was appointed as the creative director of his men's and women's capsule collection, ZAYN x Versus by Versace chief designer, Donatella Versace. The set was made available on June 19.
Geneva Lane (born September 25, 1990) is the ex-girlfriend of Zayn Malik. The pair dated briefly in 2010 when both were contestants on The X Factor. Malik confirmed the relationship on Twitter on December 13, 2010 after they were photographed sharing a kiss. They ended the relationship on January 21, 2011.
Rebecca Caroline Ferguson (born July 21, 1986) is the ex-girlfriend of Zayn Malik. Ferguson was a runner up on the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010. She and Malik dated for four months in 2011. Their relationship drew a lot of attention and caused controversy because of their five year age gap. They split in July 2011 when they grew apart. Malik commented on the relationship in an interview in 2012 stating that it should have never happened and Ferguson commented in 2013, also saying it was a mistake.
Perrie EdwardsEditPerrie Edwards (born July 10, 1993) is the ex-fiancée of Zayn Malik. She is part of the English girl group, Little Mix. The pair met when Malik guest performed with One Direction on The X Factor in 2012. At the time, Edwards was a contestant on the eighth series of the show with her group, Little Mix. Paparazzi pictures of them riding on a scooter and kissing were released in May 2012, confirming their relationship. On August 23, 2013, Malik and Edwards confirmed they were engaged.
Throughout the relationship Malik had been involved in four cheating scandals, one included a picture of him asleep in bed that was supposedly leaked by a woman he had an affair with. After the fourth one, he flew home to the UK in February 2015. Shortly after he departed from One Direction. It appeared that the couple were still planning their marriage, however on August 4, 2015, Zayn confirmed that he broke off the engagement and that the couple had split. Rumours of Malik supposedly breaking up with Edwards over text were denied in Malik's Fader Magazine interview in November 2015.
Gigi HadidEditGigi Hadid (born April 23, 1995) is the current girlfriend of Zayn Malik. She is an American fashion model. The pair were reported to be dating on November 23, 2015 via several media outlets. Only a few days later they were pictured together for the first time. Hadid was featured in Zayn's Pillowtalk music video. Malik confirmed their relationship in a radio interview with Zach Sang in February 2016. The couple were featured in a fashion spread photoshoot titled, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik’s Wanton Weekend in Naples for Vogue in April 2016. They attended the 2016 MET Gala together on May 2.
Several media outlets wrongly reported the pair to have broken up after seven months of dating on June 2, 2016. Malik spoke of their relationship and compatibility to Elle UK in July 2016. They attended the American Music Awards together in November. In March 2017, they collaborated together for Versus, Zayn's Versace fashion line. Photos of them together on Gigi's 22nd birthday were posted on their official Instagram's on April 23.
Awards and NominationsEdit
|2015||The Asian Awards||Zayn Malik||Outstanding Contribution to Music||Won|
|2015||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Fashion Choice Male Hottie||Nominated|
|2016||MTV Italian Music Awards||Zayn Malik||Best International Male||Nominated|
|2016||MTV Millennial Awards||Pillowtalk||International Hit of the Year||Nominated|
|2016||iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards||Zayn Malik||International Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|2016||iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards||Zayn Malik||Most Buzzworthy International Artist or Group||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Choice Male Artist||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Pillowtalk||Choice Song: Male Artist||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Choice Music: Breakout Artist||Won|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Like I Would||Choice Summer Song||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Choice Summer Male Star||Won|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Choice Style: Male||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Social Media King||Nominated|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Choice Male Hottie||Nominated|
|2016||MTV Video Music Awards||Pillowtalk||Best Visual Effects||Nominated|
|2016||MTV Europe Music Awards||Zayn Malik||Best UK Act||Nominated|
|2016||American Music Awards||Zayn Malik||New Artist of the Year||Won|
|2016||Music Choice||Zayn Malik||Best New Solo Artist||Won|
|2017||People's Choice Awards||Zayn Malik||Favorite Breakout Artist||Nominated|
|2017||People's Choice Awards||Pillowtalk||Favorite Song||Nominated|
|2017||Brit Awards||Pillowtalk||British Single of the Year||Nominated|
|2017||Brit Awards||Pillowtalk||British Video||Nominated|
|2017||iHeartRadio Music Awards||Pillowtalk||Best Music Video||Nominated|
|2017||iHeartRadio Music Awards||Zayn Malik||Best New Pop Artist||Nominated|
|2017||iHeartRadio Music Awards||Zayn Malik||Best Solo Breakout||Won|
|2017||NME Awards||Zayn Malik||Best British Male||Nominated|
|2017||NME Awards||Zayn Malik||Best Book||Nominated|
|2017||Radio Disney Music Awards||I Don't Wanna Live Forever||Best Collaboration||Nominated|
|2017||Billboard Music Awards||Zayn Malik||Top New Artist||Won|
|2017||Teen Choice Awards||I Don't Wanna Live Forever||Choice Collaboration||Pending|
|2011||Taken||One Direction||Up All Night||Co-writer|
|2011||Everything About You||One Direction||Up All Night||Co-writer|
|2011||Same Mistakes||One Direction||Up All Night||Co-writer|
|2012||Last First Kiss||One Direction||Take Me Home||Co-writer|
|2012||Summer Love||One Direction||Take Me Home||Co-writer|
|2012||Irresistible||One Direction||Take Me Home||Co-writer|
|2013||Story of My Life||One Direction||Midnight Memories||Co-writer|
|2014||Fool's Gold||One Direction||Four||Co-writer|
|2014||Night Changes||One Direction||Four||Co-writer|
|2014||Change Your Ticket||One Direction||Four||Co-writer|
|2016||Back to Sleep (Remix)||Chris Brown ft. Usher and Zayn||Royalty||Co-writer|
|2016||Mind of Mine (Intro)||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Pillowtalk||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||It's You||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Befour||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||She||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Drunk||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Intermission: Flower||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Rear View||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Wrong||Zayn ft. Kehlani||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Fool for You||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Borderz||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Truth||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Lucozade||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||TIO||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Blue||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Bright||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Like I Would||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||She Don't Love Me||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Do Something Good||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Golden||Zayn||Mind of Mine||Co-writer|
|2016||Who||Zayn||Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Co-writer|
|2016||Cruel||Snakeships ft. Zayn||Non-album single||Co-writer|
|2016||Freedun||M.I.A. ft. Zayn||AIM||Co-writer|
|2016||I Don't Wanna Live Forever||Zayn and Taylor Swift||Fifty Shades Darker: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack||Co-writer|
|2017||Still Got Time||Zayn ft. PartyNextDoor||N/A||Co-writer|