March 10, 2020 1:56AM EDT
It’s Niall Horan week on ‘The Late Late Show,’ and the former One Direction singer kicked off night one with an electrifying performance of his upcoming album’s lead single.
If fans weren’t hyped for the release of Niall Horan’s new album before, they are now. Ahead of the release of Heartbreak Weather, the ex-One Direction member hit The Late Late Show during (appropriately enough) “Niall Horan Week.” While Niall looked forward to appearing in “skits” and “Carpool Karaoke” and shenanigans like that, he was also there to showcase his new music. Oh, and he did that on March 9, with a performance of his forthcoming album’s lead single, “Nice To Meet Ya.”
Niall not only showcased his swoon-worthy vocals that once won over The X Factor, but his instrumental talents as well! He jammed out on an electrical guitar on James’ stage, proving he’s not just a pretty voice. The performance made fans even more impatient for Niall’s album to drop on March 13 — before rocking out, Niall sat down with James and West World’s Thandie Newton to reveal that he strove to make a “concept album,” instead of making every single track simply about himself.
When One Direction went on hiatus after the end of 2015, each 1D member had gone on to release a solo project (or, in the case of Niall and Harry, two.) Though Zayn Malik technically won the race to release his debut solo album first, Mind of Mine arrived in March 2016, about a year after he quit the band. Niall’s Flicker arrived in October 2017, a few months after Harry’s self-titled debut, and like Harry, Flicker was a succ