Zain Javadd “Zayn” Malik was born in 12 January 1993 , adressed by a single name “zayn”. He is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Bradford West Yorkshire. In 2010 zayn gave an audition for a solo artist in the compition X-factor. In which He sang “let me love you” by mario in his audition he was accepted to the next round. But unfortunately he cannot make it into the final round.
Malik brought back into the competition. By the mutual decision of judge named simon cowell and Nicole scherzingrhe along with four other contestants. to form the boy band. Which was named as one direction.
Where the other members was Liam Payne, Niall horan, Harry styles and lois tomlinson. The group quickly gained popularity in the UK. In the competition they finished in 3rd place.
Then The band release their debut studio album “Up all night” in November 2011. It topped the charts in 16 countries. The lead single, “What makes you beautiful”. was an international commercial success. reaching number one in the Uk and number four in the US it . The band’s second studio album was “Take me home” . it was released on November 2012.In its first week the record sold 540,000 copies in its first week in the US and went to number one in 35 countries. Then The album’s lead single, “Live While We’re Young”, became One Direction’s highest peaking song in a number of countries.
One Direction’s third album Midnight Memories was released in 2013 it was a great success as well. Billboard 200 made One Direction the first band in history to have their first three albums all debut at top of Billboard 200. With their fourth album, 2014’s Four, they extended the record to four consecutive number-one albums. As of March 2015, the band has sold 6.49 million albums and 23.7 million singles in the United States.The group has sold more than 50 million records globally. Then in 2015 zayn left the band his last performance was in asia world tour. Then he sign his recording deal with RCA records.