One Direction’s Liam Payne Signs to Republic Records
October 17, 2016 - one direction
Ten months after a dissection of One Direction, Liam Payne is strictly creation solo moves. On Monday morning, Republic Records announced that it has sealed Payne to a tag in North America. According to a report from Billboard, the tag will recover Payne’s strain as a joint-deal with Capitol UK.
“Being a member of a many successful organisation of a final decade, Liam has a extensive event to make an even larger impact on cocktail culture,” Republic CEO Monte Lipman said. “We’re respected by LIAM’s preference to join Republic Records, and have intensely high expectations for his solo career.”
Liam’s stay sounded likewise excited, observant all a stars that Republic has launched. “With Republic’s lane record of rising powerhouse talent in a U.S. including superstars like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Lorde, and large others, we am some-more than assured we have fabricated a best probable organisation alongside Capitol’s UK tag to launch and shepherd Liam’s solo career,” his rep Simon Oliveira said.
Payne is not a initial One Direction star to go solo. Zayn Malik dramatically left a organisation before their central breakup, releasing his entrance album Mind of Mine earlier this year. The manuscript featured a strike strain “Pillowtalk.” Harry Styles recently sealed an $80 million agreement with Columbia Records though hasn’t expelled any strain yet. Niall Horan also dropped his entrance solo singular “This Town” only a few weeks ago.
Will Payne be a latest post-One Direction success story? Time will tell, though a subsidy of Republic Records positively doesn’t hurt.