Harry Styles

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Harry Styles
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Background information
Birth nameHarry Edward Styles
Born (1994-02-01) 1 February 1994 (age 28)
Redditch, Evesham Worcestershire,[1] England
OriginHolmes Chapel, Cheshire
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
  • front bandvocalist
  • model
  • poet
Instruments
  • Vocals
Guitar
Years active2010 - present
LabelsTemplate:Columbia Records
Websitehstyles.co.uk

Harry Edward Styles[5] (born 1 February 1994)[6][7] is an English singer-songwriter, and actor. He is known as a member of the boy band One Direction, with Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik (2011-present).

Styles made his debut as a singer with his band White Eskimo, who performed locally in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire. In 2010, Styles auditioned as a solo artist for the British television series The X Factor. After being eliminated as a solo performer, Styles was brought back into the competition, along with four other contestants, to form One Direction. The group landed the title of being 3rd place through the season.

Styles and his One Direction colleagues have released the albums Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013), Four (2014), and Made in the A.M. (2015). They have also performed on two worldwide tours, one featured on concert film One Direction: This Is Us, and won several awards, including five Brit Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards. Second album, Fine Line, (2019) was listed among Rolling Stone's 500 Greats Albums of All Time in 2020. The most popular songs of this album were Watermelon Sugar and Adore You

In 2017, Styles had a movie role as a British soldier named "Alex" in Christopher Nolan's war movie Dunkirk.

In 2018, Styles and his fellow executive producer, Ben Winston, will be creating a new television series called "Happy Together.[8]

He has now collaborated with artist Mick Fleetwood.

Harry also created a brand called Pleasing, in which he promotes sustainability and products such as skincare, nail polishes and lounge wear. He created this brand in 2021 and initially only sold nail polishes.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Harry Styles born in Redditch - confirmed". Redditch Standard. 3 January 2014. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. Cooper, Leonie. "Harry Styles-'Harry Styles' review". NME. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
  3. "Soft rock with an edge". The Straits Times. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  4. Powers, Ann (16 May 2017). "Styles of the Times". NPR. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  5. Jepson, Louisa (2013). Harry Styles - Every Piece of Me. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4711-2847-9. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  6. Oliver, Sarah (2013). Harry Styles and Niall Horan: the Biography - Choose Your Favourite Member. John Blake. ISBN 978-1-78219-372-2. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  7. Parker, T.K. (2012). What Do You Know About Harry Styles? The Unauthorized Trivia Quiz Game Book. What Do You Know Publications. ISBN 978-1-4769-4116-5. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  8. AnotherMan. "Harry Styles Is Executive Producing a Sitcom (Based on His Life)". AnotherMan. Retrieved 28 May 2018.