Zayn Malik’s debut single has entered the Billboard Hot 100 at No 1 – trumping One Direction’s highest ever chart entry.
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Malik fought off competition from Drake, who debuts at No 6 with Summer Sixteen, as well as Justin Bieber’s two tracks Love Yourself and Sorry, which drop to No 2 and No 3 respectively. Twenty One Pilots’ Stressed Out slides to No 4 on the Hot 100.
Malik’s debut album Mind of Mine is due for release on 25 March, exactly one year after the Bradford pop star announced his departure from One Direction.
ered the top of the charts on Monday, making it the singer’s first US No 1. Despite One Direction’s popularity on both sides of the Atlantic, the group have yet to top the Hot 100, peaking with with Best Song Ever at No 2 in 2013.
-text from The Guardian