Multiplatinum-selling recording artist, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist ZAYN has signed to Mercury Records. The news arrives as ZAYN set the internet ablaze yesterday after he scrubbed his Instagram.
Billboard exclusively broke the news of his signing with an official announcement.
Mercury Records President Tyler Arnold commented, “As soon as ZAYN and I met, I knew we had to work together. I was blown away by the new music, but just as impressed by his vision, drive and spirit. We’re honored he and his team have joined us at Mercury Records. We’ve got an incredible opportunity to tell the next chapter of his story together.”
ZAYN just launched a pre-save and teaser for his forthcoming debut single for Mercury Records, arriving very soon this summer. Check out the teaser for his new single here.
ZAYN is a multi-platinum selling recording artist, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist known for his skyscraping vocals and hybrid style of pop and R&B. With his debut solo album, he became the first UK Male Solo artist to simultaneously chart at No.1 on the UK and US album charts in the first week of release for his record-breaking album Mind of Mine.
The album’s lead single, “PILLOWTALK” hit No.1 in 68 countries around the world and has since been certified 5x platinum by the RIAA. The album was followed by his gold certified Icarus Falls and the critically acclaimed Nobody Is Listening.
In 2022, ZAYN was invited by the Jimi Hendrix estate to create a new version of the Hendrix classic song “Angel” to honor the legend’s 80th birthday. ZAYN has garnered several accolades throughout his career including a Billboard Music Award, an American Music Award, an MTV VMA, and two Brit Award nominations.
In addition to his music, ZAYN continues to be a voice for positive change, most recently ZAYN wrote a public letter to the British Prime Minister advocating for expanding free school lunches program for children living in poverty in the UK.