Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter.
He rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction.
Payne made his debut as a singer when he auditioned for the British television series The X Factor in 2008. After being eliminated as a solo performer, he auditioned again in 2010 and was put into a group with four other contestants to form One Direction
Tom Parker's celebrity friends have flooded him with support after he announced he has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.The 32 year old opened up on the diagnosis in a heartbreaking interview with OK!
magazine, with The Wanted singer saying he is "in complete shock." He explained in the exclusive interview alongside his pregnant wife Kelsey: "It's so much to take in.