Liam Payne

Liam Payne: Being dumped is the ‘story of my life’

Liam Payne: Being dumped is the ‘story of my life’

Liam Payne says being dumped is the "story" of his life. The 25-year-old singer – who has an 18-month-old son called Bear with his ex-girlfriend Cheryl – has recalled being dumped by a girl during his teenage years, saying it set the tone for his future relationships. Asked about the most cringe-worthy thing he’s done for a crush, Liam – who is best-known for star... »

Liam Payne: I’ve been inspired by Russell Brand

Liam Payne: I’ve been inspired by Russell Brand

Liam Payne feels inspired Russell Brand. The 25-year-old pop star has admitted to being disinterested in politics during his younger years, but Liam explained that Russell’s outspoken views have recently encouraged him to become more engaged with social issues. He said: "I didn’t know anything about politics but … Russell used to make me think and want to look at politics. S... »

Liam Payne feels close to loved ones

Liam Payne feels close to loved ones

Liam Payne has "never felt closer" to his family and friends since splitting from Cheryl. The ‘Strip That Down’ hitmaker – who has 19-month-old son Bear with his former partner – has vowed to "rise above the negativity" and hopes he can support his fans in the same way he’s received help over the last few months. He tweeted: "Time to rise abov... »

Liam Payne and Cheryl planned Polaroid duet

Liam Payne and Cheryl planned Polaroid duet

Cheryl and Liam Payne were planning to duet on ‘Polaroid’. The former One Direction singer released the track earlier this month but Jonas Blue – who wrote the song and features on the single with Lennon Stella – has admitted it was initially conceived as a collaboration between the former couple, who split in June. Jonas told the Daily Star newspaper: "About a year ag... »

Liam Payne quits smoking through hypnosis

Liam Payne quits smoking through hypnosis

Liam Payne has quit smoking for good through hypnosis. The ‘Polaroid’ singer had made a vow to give up the bad habit for his 15-month-old son, Bear – whom he has with ex-girlfriend Cheryl – last year, and had found it difficult to stop as when he got stressed out he’d reach for the tobacco as something to "lean on". However, after working with hypnotist to t... »

Liam Payne struggling solo

Liam Payne struggling solo

Liam Payne is finding being a solo artist "difficult". The ‘Strip That Down’ hitmaker admitted he’s struggled to find his "lane" alone since One Direction went their separate ways but he’s learning to "let go" and trust other people to help him achieve chart success. He told The Sun newspaper: "It has been difficult. It is just so hard to ... »

Naughty Boy has connected with Cheryl’s spirit in the studio

Naughty Boy has connected with Cheryl’s spirit in the studio

Naughty Boy admits his close working relationship with Cheryl means it would be difficult for him to every collaborate with her ex-boyfriend Liam Payne. The 33-year-old producer has been in the studio with the former Girls Aloud star working on her upcoming new album and he has enjoyed being able to nurture her songwriting. Although he is up for working with any artist he thinks it could be awkwar... »

Harry Gregson-Williams honoured with BMI Icon Award

Harry Gregson-Williams honoured with BMI Icon Award

Harry Gregson-Williams was honoured with the BMI Icon Award at the 2018 BMI London Awards on Monday night (01.10.18). The acclaimed film composer was presented with the prestigious prize at the ceremony, which was held at the Dorchester Hotel in London, and he joins an exclusive list of previous recipients which includes Sir Tim Rice, Queen, Ray Davies, Van Morrison and Bryan Ferry among others. S... »

Louis Tomlinson’s 18-track solo album

Louis Tomlinson’s 18-track solo album

Louis Tomlinson’s debut solo album will feature 18 tracks. The One Direction singer and ‘X Factor’ judge is working on his own music during the band’s extended hiatus and Louis has revealed that he wants his fans to get "value for money" on his record. Speaking to Dermot O’Leary on BBC Radio 2, Louis said: "I’m a bit pedantic about this, I want it... »

Simon Cowell bans X Factor staff from dating contestants

Simon Cowell bans X Factor staff from dating contestants

Simon Cowell has banned his ‘X Factor’ staff from dating any of the contestants. The 58-year-old music mogul has reportedly issued a formal warning to the ITV show’s production team informing them that they are "strictly forbidden" from striking up any romantic relations with the hopefuls – including making any "social arrangements" – and anyone wh... »

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