X Factor UK Headlines for 01/24/16

Louis Tomlinson welcomes a son with Briana Jungwirth. Reggie’N’Bollie sign to SYCO Music. Zayn Malik’s debut solo single is coming on Friday.

Fleur East “More and More”
English recording artist and The X Factor UK runner up Fleur East goes ahead with the promotion of her debut studuio album “Love, Sax and Flashbacks“, which was released on December 4th via Syco Records.

After the global impact achieved with her debut single “Sax”, the singer has finally confirmed the next one. The second single is the song “More and More“.

The song was initially released as countdown single on November 27th. The single was written by Edvard Førre Erfjord, Henrik Michelsen, Fleur East, Camille Purcell and James “JHart” Abrahart.
Read more: Ultimate Music

Little Mix achieve a personal best with their latest album Get Weird
The group’s third collection is proving to be their most successful yet.

Eagle-eyed viewers of our Official Top 40 Biggest Albums of 2015 list will have noticed a solid if not surprising entry from Little Mix; their latest album Get Weird finished just outside the Top 10 at Number 11.

The band’s third collection has been a staple of the Official Albums Chart Top 10 since its November 2015 release (check out its week by week chart run here) – and now Official Charts can confirm the record is the group’s best-performing yet.

As well as being their highest peaking album at Number 2, Get Weird’s combined sales as of last week stand at 420,000, overtaking the sales of each of their previous two albums just 10 weeks after its release.

Their last album, 2013’s Salute, peaked at Number 4 and sold just over 315,000, while sales of their 2012 debut DNA are 386,000.
Read more: The Official Charts

Zayn Malik Announces Release Date for First Single ‘Pillowtalk’
Zayn Malik wants to whisper a few sweet nothings in fans’ ears.

The singer just announced “Pillowtalk,” the first single off his highly-anticipated solo album. “Pillowtalk” will drop this Friday, Jan. 29.
Read more: Billboard

PICTURED: Briana Jungwirth displays her baby bump in baggy jumper as she is spotted for last time before giving birth to Louis Tomlinson’s child
Briana Jungwirth is reported to have welcomed a baby boy with One Direction hunk Louis Tomlinson, who she enjoyed a brief liaison with last summer.

And as the friendly exes celebrate their newfound parenthood, images have emerged of the heavily pregnant fashion stylist stepping out just one week before giving birth.

The blonde beauty can be seen covering up her baby bump in a baggy sweatshirt paired with black leggings as she stepped out in Calabasas, California, making the most of her final days before the baby’s arrival.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘He is happy and very excited’: One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson and his former flame Briana Jungwirth have welcomed a baby boy
Fans went into overdrive on social media this morning, speculating that Louis Tomlinson had become a father for the first time.

And a source close to the One Direction singer has now confirmed that the 24-year-old singer and his former flame Briana Jungwirth have welcomed a baby boy together.

‘Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother,’ a mutual friend told People.
Read more: Daily Mail

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: New father Louis Tomlinson appears to wear hospital band as he’s spotted for the first time since Briana Jungwirth gave birth to their baby boy
Louis Tomlinson has become a father for the first time, welcoming a son with his former fling Briana Jungwirth.

And as the news of his baby joy broke, the One Direction singer was spotted enjoying a spot of shopping at the Sunglass Hut store in Los Angeles on Friday, just hours after the birth and he appeared to be wearing a band from the hospital on his left wrist.

The 24-year-old star was reportedly by Briana’s side at the hospital and was determined not to miss his child’s first moments, according to TMZ.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘He’s healthy and pretty amazing, I’m very happy!’ Louis Tomlinson confirms arrival of his and Briana Jungwirth’s baby boy
Louis Tomlinson has confirmed the arrival of his and former fling Briana Jungwirth’s baby boy.

Taking to Twitter to share the happy news with his followers on Saturday, the first-time father beamed with pride as he revealed he’s ‘so happy’.

‘I’m pleased to say my baby son was born yesterday :) He is healthy and pretty amazing, I’m very happy!!,’ he tweeted in the early hours of the morning.
Read more: Daily Mail

‘I would if he asked’: Simon Cowell admits he’d like to be godfather to Louis Tomlinson’s child as 1D singer and former flame Briana Jungwirth welcome baby boy
After a source confirmed that Louis Tomlinson has become a father for the first time, Simon Cowell has revealed that he would like to be the child’s godfather.

Cowell confessed if Louis, 24, who welcomed a baby boy with his former flame Briana Jungwirth, were to ask him to take on the role as the newborn’s guardian, he would have no second thoughts.

When questioned by the Mirror about whether he’ll fulfill godfather duties, the 56-year-old music mogul said: ‘We’ll have to wait and see. I’m godfather to a lot of kids now. I would if he asked.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Harry Styles gets ready to blow out the candles on his cupcakes as he celebrates his 22nd with best pal Nick Grimshaw at early birthday dinner in London
He doesn’t turn 22 until February 1.

But jet-setter Harry Styles has decided to celebrate a couple of weeks early as he spends some time back home in London.

The One Direction star enjoyed a dinner with his UK pals on Tuesday, with best friend Nick Grimshaw sharing a sweet photo of the singer getting ready to blow out his candles.
Read more: Daily Mail

Harry Styles cuts a casual figure as he lunches in Malibu… after One Direction bandmate Louis Tomlinson becomes a father for the first time
It was revealed on Friday that Louis Tomlinson become a father for the first time after his former flame Briana Jungwirth gave birth to a baby boy.

But as Tomlinson, 24, adjusted to parenthood, his One Direction bandmate Harry Styles was pictured lunching in Malibu, California.

Enjoying the sunny weather as he grabbed a bite to eat at Cafe Habana, the 21-year-old appeared to be in good spirits as he cut a casual figure.
Read more: Daily Mail

Is Harry Styles two timing Kendall? Singer is linked to stunning 27-year-old stylist ‘who spent the night at his London mansion’
They’ve set tongues wagging ever since being snapped getting close during a Caribbean getaway.

But Harry Styles and Kendall Jenner’s blossoming romance could already be on the rocks after reports the One Direction singer spent the night with fashion stylist Pandora Lennard at his £3.5million North London pad.

The Sun on Sunday claims 27-year-old Pandora arrived at Harry’s home near Hampstead Heath late last Saturday night where she remained until just before noon the next day.
Read more: Daily Mail

Meet the parents! Kendall Jenner brings mom Kris Jenner on date with Harry Styles… while his stepdad Robin joins the party
It was time to meet the parents, as Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles enjoyed a date night on Saturday.

Kendall brought along her mother Kris Jenner, while Harry’s stepdad Robin completed the foursome as the pair attended music manager Jeff Azoff’s birthday party in West Hollywood.

While careful to not be photographed together, the pair looked the perfect match in their rocker inspired looks as they arrived to famed music venue the Troubadour separately.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne cuts a surly figure as he jets in to Los Angeles… while it’s claimed he’s agreed to write songs for Jennifer Lopez
Despite bandmate Louis Tomlinson welcoming his first child on Friday, and bandmate Harry Styles’ birthday celebrations about to kick-off, Liam Payne cut a surly figure as he arrived in Los Angeles.

Touching down at LAX on Saturday evening, the 22-year-old pop star appeared less than happy following his transatlantic flight – wearing a sullen expression on his face.

Emerging from the arrivals terminal with a group of men, the One Direction star kept his head down as he strolled out in the balmy evening air to a waiting car.
Read more: Daily Mail

Back Down Under! One Direction’s Niall Horan spotted at cricket match in Melbourne with Neighbours star Olympia Valance after visiting Australian city same time last year
While his band member Louis Tomlinson welcomed a baby boy in LA earlier this week, One Direction’s Niall Horan is on the other side of the world.

The 22-year-old singer was spotted at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday night, enjoying the Big Bash League match between Melbourne Stars and Perth Scorchers.

And he certainly wasn’t alone, with the blond heartthrob spotted sitting next to Neighbours starlet Olympia Valance and a group of friends in a corporate box.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik shares shirtless promo snap and reveals new song will be out THIS WEEK… as the star reveals he’s ‘not fussed’ about staying in touch with ex-1D bandmates
He is set to release his latest offering for the first time since he quit One Direction last year.

And after months and months of speculation, Zayn Malik has finally unveiled the release date of his new music – this Friday.

Taking to his Twitter page on Sunday, the British heartthrob shared a topless picture of himself in what appears to be the cover of his first solo single, entitled Pillowtalk.
Read more: Daily Mail

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Irish Charts
1 Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
10 One Direction – History
11 Fleur East – Sax
22 One Direction – Perfect
46 One Direction – Drag Me Down
55 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
67 Little Mix – Black Magic
68 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
72 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
98 Little Mix – Secret Love Song (feat. Jason Derulo)

1 David Bowie – Blackstar
9 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
11 Little Mix – Get Weird
48 Fleur East – Love, Sax and Flashbacks
75 Olly Murs – Never Been Better

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The Official Charts
1 Shawn Mendes – Stitches
6 One Direction – History
16 Little Mix – Secret Love Song (feat. Jason Derulo)
22 Fleur East – Sax
31 One Direction – Perfect
37 Sigma – Coming Home (feat. Rita Ora)
50 Little Mix – Love Me Like You
52 Olly Murs – Kiss Me
63 One Direction – Drag Me Down
69 Little Mix – Black Magic

1 David Bowie – Blackstar
13 One Direction – Made in the A.M.
14 Little Mix – Get Weird
36 Olly Murs – Never Been Better
61 Fleur East – Love, Sax and Flashbacks

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