One Direction’s Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson reunite during a BRIT Awards
February 24, 2016 - one direction
Following a months-long drought, One Direction has reunited. Sort of.
Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson represented the band during a BRIT Awards on Wednesday, where they won a endowment for British Artist Video for “Drag Me Down,” that was filmed during NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The rope have always enjoyed an eager fan base, and their win in a fan-voted difficulty was fundamentally a lock. “Drag Me Down” was their initial singular following Zayn Malik’s depart from a band, who is now enjoying success as a solo artist. (His entrance album, Mind of Mine, is due out in March.)
Additionally, One Direction were nominated for a British Group award, a covenant to a success they’ve enjoyed in a scattered year; however, Coldplay finished adult holding home a honor.
Payne and Tomlinson were also on palm to benefaction the British Female Solo Artist endowment to Adele.
This is a initial time any of a members of One Direction have reunited in a veteran ability given their opening on The X Factor U.K. in December, kicking off their interregnum with an emotional opening of “History,” that would go on to turn their subsequent single, shelving “Infinity.”
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Since then, a 4 members have been gripping bustling both privately and professionally. Niall Horan has been traveling, formerly revelation EW, “We’ve been to a lot of places in a universe over a final 5 years nonetheless never unequivocally got to see a lot of them.” He also combined that he’ll “go behind into a studio for a small bit and do a bit of essay — not quite for anyone, nonetheless only to write a few tunes and see who wants ‘em.”
Though Harry Styles was seen in London a day before to a BRITs after spending a integrate of months in L.A., he did not attend a ceremony. Styles recently found new artist government in good crony Jeffrey Azoff during CAA, withdrawal longtime managers during Modest Management, who still paint a rope as a whole. Sources tell The Sun that Styles is looking to launch a solo entrance “by around this time subsequent year.”
Tomlinson, meanwhile, has been spending time in L.A. with infant son Freddie Reign, who arrived Jan. 21. He recently tweeted following Payne’s possess revisit to L.A. that it “was good to start essay again”; presumably, a twin are essay together once more, as Tomlinson formerly told EW that a dual would continue to work together during 1D’s hiatus.
Along with spending time with family, Payne has been recording with Juicy J, and teased a dash of a solo strain on Instagram in January; nonetheless he’s nonetheless to recover any element given then, writer TM88 suggested on Twitter that their collaborations with Payne will seem on Juicy’s subsequent record, slated for recover someday this year.