Women in Music 2016

Harry Styles Calls One Direction Shows Without Zayn Malik 'Some of the Best We've Had'

Austin Hargrave
One Direction photographed backstage at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, 2015 in Las Vegas.

Since Zayn Malik left One Direction in March, the boy band has continued on tour without him. And according to Harry Styles, these have been some of the best show's they've ever had. 

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Speaking with EW, Styles said, "There have been incredible shows across Europe. Some of the best we’ve had! So we’re super excited about coming to America."

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Styles explained how the rest of the group has been picking up Mailk's parts and "other than that, the shows have been going absolutely great."

On "Story of My Life," for instance, which previously featured a big solo by Malik, he said Liam Payne has stepped up for those high notes. Styles said, "He kicks them in the bollocks every show. He doesn’t hold back."