Harry Styles, born 1 February 1994, is an English singer, songwriter and actor. His musical career began in 2010 as a solo contestant on the British music competition series The X Factor. Following the show, he joined the band One Direction with Zayn Malik and 3 other contestants, which went on to become one of the best-selling boy bands of all time.
Styles released his debut self-titled solo album through Columbia Records in 2017. It debuted at number one in the UK and the US, and became one of the world’s top-ten best-selling albums of the year. He made his acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s 2017 war film Dunkirk. Styles’s second album, Fine Line (2019), debuted atop the US Billboard 200 with the biggest first-week sales by an English male artist in history, and was listed among Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” in 2020. Its fourth single, “Watermelon Sugar”, topped the US Billboard Hot 100.