Battle of the Former One Direction Members: Who Had the Better Solo Debut, Zayn or Niall?
Vote between "Pillow Talk" and "This Town" in our poll.
Millions of hearts broke in March of last year when Zayn Malik traded in his boy-band membership for an attempt at solo stardom. Today (Sept. 29), Niall Horan veers towards Zayn's path with the release of debut single "This Town," via Capitol Records USA -- which Horan recently signed a solo record deal with.
Zayn's "Pillow Talk" arrived at in beginning of 2016 and peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. The steamy bedroom-banger proved a solo Zayn could exist outside of 1D, and his breakout single even saw a remix from vetearn rapper Lil Wayne. "This Town" is a sensual love ballad, less poppy than "Pillow Talk".
Do you prefer Niall's debut single to his former bandmate's? Cast your vote below!