Directioners rejoice! Niall Horan brings back 1D for solo London gig


The One Direction star played his debut album of the same name to a sold out Brixton Academy.

Dressed in a black suit and white tee, the Slow Hands hit-maker belted out his top singles as well as tracks from the record.

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Despite not having the onstage support of his fellow bandmates, Niall proved he has more than enough talent to make it as a solo artist.

With just a guitar and mic stand, the superstar was able to show off his genuine vocal and musical ability without the need for pyrotechnics or a stage complete with endless moving parts and high-tech visuals. 

“I hope you get value for your money,” the Irish lad told the venue before kicking off his set.

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“I hope you get value for your money”

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Mixing things up, Niall’s set included covers from Bruce Springsteen and Camila Cabello.

Gushing over the former Fifth Harmony babe, he said: “One of my good friends is was one of my favourite songs from last year and we covered it and it sounded good in rehearsals.”

As a nod to his 1D roots, Niall delved into the lads’ back catalogue to play their 2015 single Drag Me Down.

The track was on and was their first single after the shock departure of Zayn Malik.

caused a social media meltdown afrter snaps showed him sporting the new look – including a blonde beard.

Proving he is still one of the most lusted after men in the world, Niall, 24, causally took off his jacket causing fans to go into meltdown.

Despite him still rocking his white t-shirt, his adoring fans could barely contain themselves 

Looking shocked, Niall joked: “Jesus, I am actually a bit angry… I really like that jacket.”

However, don’t get too excited girls.

Rumours claim Niall is dating actress Hailee Steinfeld.

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The duo were spotted attending a Backstreet Boys gig in Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

In videos shared online, Niall and Hailee, 21, were seen dancing in the VIP area of the auditorium beaming away.

Previously chatting about his album, Niall said: “It has been a year and a half in the making.

“All the long hours in the studio make it worthwhile when you get to do live shows.”

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Daily Star Online exclusively revealed Niall was working on the album back in June 2016.

“It’s been good to do my own thing,” he told us at the time.

“Not having a schedule to think about and being able to get up whenever you want.

“For the first few weeks it was weird. Then I just got used to it.”

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