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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

ZAYN's Nobody Is Listening peaks on iTunes PH album chart in an instant

01/16/2021 02:05:08 PM

Don't take Zayn's latest album title literally, because Nobody Is Listening has made history in an instant.

The third studio release from this former One Directioner debuted at the top spot of iTunes Philippines Top 100 Album just hours after its release. With all the songs co-written by ZAYN and putting every artistic input in the record (and we mean not just in auditory form, but even visually), it's kinda fulfilling for someone given the full creative control to achieve that feat in astonishing ways, eh? 

The R&B-influenced Nobody Is Listening boasts songs that have deeply personal lyrics inside, such as previously released Vibez and Better – both raved by fans and critics alike. Take Wonderland's word, for an example, when they said Vibez was made by ZAYN to “save 2021” and Billboard's feedback about Better being a  “straightforward R&B track, expressing love in spite of disagreement and designed to showcase one of the most skilled voices in modern pop.” 

ZAYN's second single off this album has managed to amass over 105 million streams across all platforms, and upon release, the video received half a million views in just the first 10 minutes of its release.

Nobody is Listening follows ZAYN's accounts of success since going solo. His debut album Mind of Mine saw him become the first male solo artist in the world to simultaneously chart at #1 on the UK and US album charts in the first week of release. Since then, its lead single “Pillowtalk” hit #1 in 68 countries around the world and was recently included in Billboard’s “Songs That Defined the Decade” list. 

Following up his critically-acclaimed debut was Icarus Falls, and in less than a year, made a staggering feat by garnering over 5 billion worldwide streams across all platforms. Aside from captivating fans through his solo works, this music artist also collaborated with a variety of artists, including Taylor Swift and SIA, and most recently lent his vocals on “Trampoline” with Shaed, which received an iHeart Music Award for “Best Remix.”

Alongside building a reputation as a world-class music artist, ZAYN has become one of music’s biggest fashion icons. He has graced the cover of every major magazine from Highsnobiety to Vogue. In addition to being named “Most Stylish Man” at the GQ Man of the Year awards, he also was awarded “New Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards and “Top New Artist” at the Billboard Music Awards. 

The RCA Records-backed Nobody Is Listening contains 11 tracks. It is out now on all digital platforms worldwide via Sony Music

Author: slickmaster | © 2021 The SlickMaster's Files

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