Gone Solo: Liam Payne Signs With Republic Records in North America

Per a press release from Republic Records, new music from Liam Payne (of One Direction fame) is “coming soon”! Read the full release after the jump. 

NEW YORK, NY (October 17, 2016) — Award-winning multiplatinum singer, songwriter, and international superstar LIAM PAYNE announces his signing to Republic Records in North America.

A driving force of One Direction with numerous key songwriting credits, he sold over 20 million albums worldwide as part of the group in addition to receiving six BRIT Awards, seven American Music Awards, 11 MTV Europe Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, and 27 Teen Choice Awards. He kicks off his solo career with new music coming soon via an alliance with Capitol UK label led by Nick Raphael.

About the signing, Liam’s manager Simon OliveiraCo-Founder of Doyen Global says, “With Republic’s track record of launching powerhouse talent in the US including superstars like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, The Weeknd, Ariana Grande, Lorde, and countless others, I am more than confident we have assembled the best possible team alongside Capitol’s UK label to launch and shepherd Liam’s solo career.”

Republic Records Co-Founder and C.E.O. Monte Lipman comments, “Being a member of the most successful group of the last decade, Liam has a tremendous opportunity to make an even greater impact on pop culture.  We’re honored by LIAM’s decision to join Republic Records, and have extremely high expectations for his solo career.”

 

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Kirsten Coachman

Kirsten Coachman is an entertainment writer and editor from the SF Bay Area. Fan of live music, film, Shondaland dramas, and the San Jose Sharks. Follow her on Twitter: @KirsCoachman

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