Became known as a member of the British-Irish boy band One Direction, who won a BRIT Award for "What Makes You Beautiful" in 2012. The band also won eight Teen Choice Awards in 2014. He released his debut single, "This Town," in 2016, followed by his solo album, Flicker, in 2017.
His group One Direction has won multiple Kids' Choice Awards for their albums Up All Night and Take Me Home.
He performed on the 2013 Take Me Home Tour with the other One Direction members: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, and Zayn Malik. Malik left the band in March 2015, and One Direction continued performing as a four-piece.