X Factor UK Headlines for 04/17/18

Zayn Malik dropped by his manager.

Zayn Malik’s new single: Singer admits he’s overcome ‘personal issues’ after split with Gigi Hadid as he prepares for latest release
Professional concerns have been overshadowed by persistent speculation surrounding his personal life and a recent, high-profile split with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

But the turbulence of the last month appears to be behind Zayn Malik as he prepares to sail on what one hopes will be calmer waters with his forthcoming second album and its lead single, Let Me.

And the former One Direction star, 25, insists he has moved on from his recent split with Gigi and is fully focussed on promoting his first musical output since 2016 debut Mind of Mine reached number 1 in the UK and US album charts.
Read more: Daily Mail

Zayn Malik is dropped by long-time manager Sarah Stennett amid claims he’s ‘difficult to work with’
Zayn Malik has parted ways with his long-term manager amid claims he’s ‘difficult to work with’.

The singer, 25, was dealt a blow on Monday after Sarah Stennett, co-founder of First Access Entertainment, officially cut ties with the musician.

The pair first started working together following Zayn’s departure from One Direction in 2015, but their relationship is said to have come under pressure as he refused to tour and promote his first album Mind Of Mine.
Read more: Daily Mail

GIRL ABOUT TOWN: One Direction’s Niall Horan FINALLY confirms he is dating Pitch Perfect’s Hailee Steinfield by dragging her to the US Masters
One Direction’s Niall Horan has at last confirmed he’s dating Pitch Perfect film star Hailee Steinfeld by dragging her to watch the US Masters golf in Augusta, Georgia.

Rumours first flew when the pair attended a concert in February.

Now, my spies tell me Hailee, 21, shared a house in Augusta with golf-mad Niall, 24, and his pro pal Thomas Bjorn during the four-day event, where Niall became engrossed in the tournament.

Niall obviously hasn’t yet got romance off to a tee…
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne and Cheryl EXCLUSIVE: 1D singer CONFIRMS couple are back on track after make or break holiday as he returns to the UK
He has just returned from a ‘make-or-break’ holiday amid ongoing speculation over his two-year relationship with Cheryl.

And Liam Payne confirmed their relationship was back on track when he landed at London’s Heathrow Airport on Wednesday.

The former One Direction star, 24, finally put rumours of a rocky romance to rest in a new video obtained by MailOnline.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne and Cheryl baby EXCLUSIVE: 1D star, 24, says second child ‘is NOT happening’ with singer, 34, in yet another awkward blow
Liam Payne has shot down claims that he and Cheryl will be having a second child, in another awkward blow.

Liam, 24, is already dad to son Bear, one, with the pop star, but when arriving at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday, Liam said they were not planning any more.

He said: ‘No, that’s not true. It’s not happening. People just make up stories,’ when quizzed on the matter following his return from their ‘make-or-break’ holiday, the location of which was revealed to be the Maldives.
Read more: Daily Mail

Liam Payne on One Direction reunion: Singer looks trendy as he steps out in London after teasing boyband comeback
He has made a smooth transition from a popular boybander to a solo star, while also entering parenthood with girlfriend Cheryl.

And Liam Payne, 24, looked in high spirits as he headed to KISS FM radio studios in London on Tuesday.

His stylish appearance comes after the heartthrob teased that One Direction – who went on hiatus in 2016 – could reunite with one big ‘fantastic show’ in the future.
Read more: Daily Mail

Harry Styles pays tribute to bombing victims as he performs Ariana Grande song in Manchester
Harry Styles paid tribute to the Manchester Arena bombing victims as he performed at the same venue on Monday, 11 months after the attack.

The former One Direction star, 24, has been performing Ariana Grande’s song Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart on his tour, but opened the song during his Northern leg by paying an emotional homage to the 23 people who were killed during the songstress’ concert last year.

Addressing the arena, Harry asked his fans to join in as he explained: ‘I stand with you, Manchester.’
Read more: Daily Mail

Harry Styles looks stylish in a tiny KILT for eccentric performance in Glasgow
He grabs the attention of headlines with his quirky sense of fashion.

But Harry Styles topped his most out-there loud patterned suit when he took to the stage in a kilt at the SSE Hydro, in Glasgow on Saturday.

Keen to show off his cheeky side as he poked his tongue out to the concert-goer, the former One Direction singer got into the Scottish spirit in the native garment.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock flaunts her peachy derrière in high-waisted bikini bottoms as she showcases her beach body in sun-drenched snaps ahead of Coachella
She’s in Indio, California, for the Coachella Festival.

And before the madness kicks off, Leigh-Anne Pinnock was seen topping up her tan in a very daring ensemble, displaying her perfect bikini body.

Stretching out on a sun lounger, the DNA singer flaunted her taut physique in high-waisted black bottoms and a black, white and grey patterned top.
Read more: Daily Mail

Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock looks busty in a halterneck top as she joins leggy Jade Thirlwall at high-fashion Moschino party during Coachella
They’re one half of British pop sensation, Little Mix, but they’ve gone it alone for Coachella in the Californian desert.

And Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall tried their hand at high-fashion on Saturday night, landing a coveted invite to the Moschino party in Palm Springs.

The girls certainly looked the party in edgy ensembles, brandishing the brand name on their well-styled outfits.
Read more: Daily Mail

BOY BANNED Rak-Su’s Ashley denied visa for breakthrough US trip because of shoplifting rap
US authorities declined to issue a visa for Rak-Su’s Ashley after becoming aware of a teen theft incident
X FACTOR winners Rak-Su’s bid to crack America has suffered an early blow as one of the members has been stopped from entering the country.

I can reveal Ashley Fongho was denied a visa this week after US authorities became aware of a shoplifting incident when he was just 13.

And the T-shirt at the centre of the drama has come back to haunt him in a big way, as he will stay behind, leaving his three band-mates Jamaal Shurland, Myles Stephenson and Mustafa Rahimtulla to fly out without him.

A music source said: “Ashley is gutted. He was desperate to work on new tracks and also see Camila Cabello live.

“When he applied for a visa online, he recalled the theft when filling in a section about previous criminal activity.

“Even though he was never charged, the incident was still clearly on a file somewhere and he has been stopped from entering America.”
Read more: The Sun

The Official Charts
1 Drake – Nice For What
18 Khalid & Normani – Love Lies
42 Camila Cabello – Havana (feat. Young Thug)
44 Camila Cabello – Never Be The Same
66 Liam Payne & Rita Ora – For You (Fifty Shades Freed)
100 Louisa – YES (feat. 2 Chainz)

1 Kylie Minogue – Golden
26 Little Mix – Glory Days: Platinum Edition
38 Camila Cabello – Camila
57 Harry Styles – Harry Styles

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