Zayn Malik’s first year as a solo artist treated him fairly well. His debut album “Mind of Mine” briefly topped various charts and no one is more appreciative than Zayn. A fan account on Twitter listed out a few of the top-selling song debuts in the U.S. from this year and Zayn made the list twice. The singer noticed and penned a short thank you on Twitter.
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Zayn Malik’s number one album “Mind of Mine” has proven that the singer can be successful without the One Direction machine backing him, but album sales may tell a different story. In the UK, Zayn’s debut album sold over 22k albums with the help of streaming which is pretty low compared to the numbers he did while in One Direction. “Mind of Mine” did do a little better in the US, but still wasn’t as high as many people may have expected, only earning over 100,000 sales.
The singer’s album not only did poorly in terms of sales, but many critics felt the album as a whole offered listeners a whole lot of nothing. Fact Magazine, however, feels that Zayn’s debut album shows that he will be successful regardless of his numbers.
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Zayn Malik hasn’t even had a chance to fully celebrate “Mind of Mine” being number one in the UK before Billboard announced that he is also topped the US charts. The singer’s debut album sold 157,000 equivalent album units and 112,000 in actual album sales. Continue Reading →
The numbers are in, and Zayn Malik now has the number one album in the UK. “Mind of Mine” was able to knock Adele’s “25” down to number two with 22,550 combined sales, which is 4,000 units more than Adele. “I can’t believe that I have managed to achieve this as a solo artist,” Zayn said after receiving his number one award. Continue Reading →
Zayn Malik’s album “Mind of Mine” finally dropped last week, and girlfriend Gigi Hadid already knows the words. The supermodel shared a Snapchat of herself lip syncing to Zayn’s track “TiO.”
Though the word “tio” is Spanish for “uncle,” Zayn is not definitely not singing about someone’s family memer. The risqué words feature the singer telling someone to “take it off.”
Watch Gigi mouth the suggestive lyrics while her stylist gyrates behind her below.
(Photo credit: YouTube)
Last night, Zayn Malik celebrated the release of his debut album “Mind of Mine” with a surprise concert in NYC. Fans had the chance to attend the party following an Twitter announcement for what was called a “Zayn Sleep Over.”
The former One Direction member performed his new music to a crowded iHeartRadio Theater.
See videos from last night’s impromptu concert below.
(Photo credit: Zayn Malik Instagram account)