The week's music news rounded up.
Liam Payne ANNOUNCES NEW MUSIC
Months after his much-publicised split from Cheryl, pop star Liam Payne has announced details of a new EP, titled First Time, which will be released on August 24th.
A four-track release, First Time contains songs called ‘Home With You’, ‘Depend On It’, ‘Slow’ and its title track featuring French Montana. Payne was also spotted filming a new music video in New York's Central Park this week.
Liam Payne has gone totally cringe in promoting his new music, telling the world that enjoys sex so much that he just has to write songs about it.
Speaking to presenter Gaz Drinkwater on Total Access, in an interview that’s all over the internet already despite not having been broadcast yet, the 24 year old One Direction star revealed some details of his newly announced EP, First Time, out on August 26th. He said he’s so “into” sex that he’s made it the core theme of the new material.
“I like sex… So what better way than to musically express myself as a young man growing up,” Payne said. “I’m into it. I like it. It’s good.”
Continue reading: Liam Payne Overshares His Love For Sex In New Music
The now four-piece band is one of the biggest exports of the X Factor
Picture the scene: it’s 2010 and the X Factor has already been whittling down the weekends to Christmas for five whole years. Winners have come and then most definitely gone. Simon Cowell’s dress sense is no better. But then a Syco Production created boyband stumbled into second place - and One Direction Mania was born.
One Direction were formed eight years ago
Fast forward and what remains of the boys have celebrated their eight year anniversary and got #8YearsOfOneDirection trending.
Continue reading: One Direction Celebrates Eight Years Since Their Formation
The former Girls Aloud singer split with her ex One Direction boyfriend earlier this month
As a former Girls Aloud member and close friend of Cheryl, Kimberley Walsh has been there to support the ups and downs of her rollercoaster love life. Now, shortly after the announcement Cheryl and Liam Payne had ended their two-year relationship, Kimberley has revealed this latest split is "hard".
Cheryl has been surrounded by her friends following her latest split
Speaking on ITV chat show Loose Women, the 36-year-old mother-of-two gave audiences a rare insight in her pal’s love life as she goes through a break-up with the father of her young son, Bear.
Continue reading: Cheryl's Pals Reveal Her Split From Liam Payne Is "Hard"
They finally reveal that their romance has come to an end.
It's been rumoured to be on the way for ages, but Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne have finally announced that they are going their separate ways after a two year relationship. They plan to work their way through this difficult time together as they continue to co-parent their young son.
Cheryl and Liam Payne at the Brit Awards
According to reports, the 35-year-old 'X Factor' judge split from the 24-year-old One Direction star around two weeks ago, but it was only yesterday (July 1st 2018) that the pair announced their break-up to the public over social media.
Continue reading: Liam Payne And Cheryl Have Ended Their Relationship
The singer revealed she did the "bare minimum" on her beauty regime after her son was born
Pop star Cheryl has revealed very little about the young son she shares with fellow singer, Liam Payne, but the former Girls Aloud star keeps teasing her fans with little snippets of detail about her owm life with the baby boy. Now the 34-year-old mum-of-one has told fans about her make-up routine after the youngster was born - or lack thereof.
Cheryl has revealed she had no beauty routine after the birth of her baby boy, Bear
Speaking frankly to the Sunday Mirror’s Notebook magazine, the Fight for this Love hitmaker said she was doing the "bare minimum" when it came to her beauty regime after Bear’s birth in March 2017.
Continue reading: Cheryl Talks Make Up Routines And Motherhood
The singer spoke out about her home life as speculation continues on the state of her relationship with Liam Payne
Fans are always desperate to catch a whiff of detail about the private life of popstars Cheryl and Liam and now the X Factor judge has given a few snippets of information to keep her fans happy. The mother-of-one has let slip it’s One Directioner Liam who cooks in their household and that she always tries to sleep when her young son, Bear, sleeps in order to get enough rest.
Liam and Cheryl share one-year-old baby Bear
The L’Oreal ambassador - who has recently attended Cannes Film Festival to represent the company - spoke to Glamour magazine and spilled all her secrets.
Continue reading: Cheryl Talks Motherhood And Yoga After Trip To Cannes Film Festival
Payne also spoke about how is son Bear is gradually learning to walk, but can't yet because he's "too massive".
The 24 year old singer was speaking to German teen publication Promiflash this week, when he was asked about whether 1D would ever end their hiatus and get back together.
“You know I think [a reunion] will happen at some point in the distant future,” Payne replied. Okay, well there’s nothing concrete, but at least it's something!
The former One Directioner sat down for a wide-ranging interview with the Evening Standard magazine this week.
On his son’s first birthday, pop megastar Liam Payne has spoken about how baby Bear was “a massive explosion” in the middle of his relationship with Cheryl.
The 24 year old former One Direction star has had a rather crazy last 12 months, launching a highly successful solo career beginning with global hit ‘Strip That Down’ as well as welcoming his son Bear back in March 2017 after a whirlwind romance with girlfriend Cheryl, formerly of Girls Aloud.
However, recent months have seen tabloid and social media rumours abound that his relationship with Cheryl is under serious strain, and that they might be about to break up. Payne sat down with the Evening Standard Magazine on Thursday (March 22nd) to set the record straight, admitting that while there are unique pressures to their relationship, they are making it work.
He finally reveals the truth behind their struggles.
Liam Payne has finally broken his silence on the state of his relationship with Cheryl Tweedy, confessing that they do have their difficulties, but it doesn't mean they're about to split up. On the other hand, there are no wedding bells on the horizon either.
Liam Payne at the Queen Commonwealth Service
The couple appeared to rubbish rumours of problems in their relationship by appearing together on the red carpet at the 2018 Brit Awards, however 24-year-old Liam didn't deny that there was sometimes tension between them.
Continue reading: Liam Payne Confesses Problems In Relationship With Cheryl
Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne at the 2018 Brit Awards held at the O2 Arena in London. This year's big winners included Stormzy, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Gorillaz. Ed Sheeran was the recipient of the Global Success Award - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 21st February 2018
Liam Payne performing at Y100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2017 at the BB&T Center. Presented by Capital One, the Jingle Ball is an annual music event that is organised in various cities in the US in the run-up to Christmas - Sunrise, Florida, United States - Sunday 17th December 2017
Liam Payne at Capital's Jingle Bell Ball with Coca-Cola at London's O2 Arena. Night two of the sell-out event saw performances from chart-topping megastar Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, The Chainsmokers, Liam Payne, The Script, Louisa Johnson, Matt Terry, Sigala, James Hype, Mabel, Stefflon Don and Big Shaq. - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 10th December 2017
Liam Payne is pictured at the 2017 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One, taking place at The Forum. The event saw performances from the likes of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Kesha and others. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 1st December 2017
Date of birth
29th August, 1993
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