Has Harry Styles signed a solo record deal?

Word has it Harry Styles has inked a solo deal, with fresh reports claiming the former One Direction star has signed to Columbia Records.

The first reports came from Billboard, who quoted an unnamed source regarding Styles’ apparently debut solo album deal.

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Although there’s no timeline said to be in place either, this would make Harry the first member since Zayn Malik to go solo after the demise of 1D.

Meanwhile, fellow One Direction member Louis Tomlinson will appear as guest judge on an upcoming episode of America’s Got Talent. It looks like he’ll be Simon Cowell’s right-hand man after doing the same during The X Factor last year.

Reckon Harry Styles is going solo? Watch this space.