Mind of Mine is the debut studio album by English singer and songwriter Zayn. It was released by RCA Records on 25 March 2016. Primarily R&B and alternative R&B, the album incorporates elements from a number of genres, including pop, folk, dub, soul, funk, electronic, Qawwali, hip hop, reggae and soft rock. The album was preceded by the release of the lead single "Pillowtalk", which debuted at number one in a number of international charts, including the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. The second single, "Like I Would", was released on 10 March 2016. Mind of Mine has received mostly positive reviews from music critics, with praise directed towards Malik's new musical direction, his vocal performance, and the ambitious experimental production.
The 93rd edition of the iconic NOW Music compilation series will feature the biggest hits in the UK charts. Pillowtalk is a song recorded by English singer and songwriter Zayn, for his debut solo studio album Mind of Mine. Lush Life topped the charts in Sweden for five weeks, becoming Larsson's second number one single in her home country. It also peaked at number two in Denmark and Norway, Australia and the United Kingdom, and number six in Finland. Take Me Home is a song by English singer and songwriter Jess Glynne. It was released as the fifth single from her debut studio album. Faded is a Norwegian EDM artist Alan Walker originating from Bergen, Norway. The song features the vocals from the singer Iselin Solheim. Walker had launched it originally as an instrumental titled Fade, adding acoustic instruments and lyrics.
The official music charts in Germany are gathered and published by the company Media Control GfK International on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry). Media Control GfK International is the provider of weekly Top-100 single/album, Compilation, Jazz Top-30, Classic Top-20, Schlager Longplay Top-20, Music-DVD Top-20 and the official-Dance (ODC) Top-50 charts.
One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by the power of social media, One Direction's two albums Up All Night and Take Me Home, released in 2011 and 2012 respectively, broke several records, topped the charts of most major markets, and generated hit singles, including "What Makes You Beautiful" and "Live While We're Young".