BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 08: Harry Styles performs on stage at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party on May 8, 2017 at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn, New York (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for iHeart Media)

Best Live Shows by Harry, Niall, Louis and Liam in 2017

2017 has been a great year for music as well as for the musicians. This year, fans got to see major comebacks and several new album releases. In other words, the year has been pretty much like a buffet party with variety of items to choose from. But the party is still not over.

This was definitely a great year for One Direction fans as they got to witness some of the best works by the boys. While Harry and Niall released their first solo albums, both of which received a positive response, Liam and Louis finally released their solo singles.

Today, we will list down some of the best live shows boys did in the year 2017. So, are you ready?

Harry Styles

On 12th May, 2017, Styles dropped a bomb on fans when he released his first solo album. Self-titled, the album was comprised of songs from genres Harry has always wanted to experiment with. The album was received quite well by audiences but what really excited fans was the possibility of watching singer perform his songs live. He fulfilled those wishes when he announced his live shows at Jimmy Kimmel Show, The X Factor, and other major platforms. Below are some of his best live and emotionally charged shows:

Graham Norton

The Late Late Show

The X Factor

Victoria Secret Fashion Show

Live Sessions at the Studio

Niall Horan

Another surprise came in the way of fans when Niall Horan announced the release of his album “Flicker”. Earlier this year, he wowed fans with the singles like “This Town” and “Slow Hands”. However, his album took the excitement to a whole new level. The singer is considered the life of live shows and 2017 gave music lovers a chance to see him many times. Below are some of Horan’s best live shows:

Flicker Sessions

iHeartRadio MMVAs


Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball 2017

Liam Payne

Liam Payne took his time to reveal his new songs and when he did, fans made sure to give their support to the artist and his endeavor. His collaboration with Zedd and other artists took his songs to whole new level but what really stole fans’ hearts was his live performances. Payne not just amazed fans with his songs but also with his dance moves. Below are some of his live shows:

Capital Summertime Ball 2017

MTV EMAs 2017


Live on Ellen deGeneres Show

Good Morning America 2017 – Collaboration with Zedd

Louis Tomlinson

While Louis’ year was full of incredible musical moments, his solo debut actually came at the end of 2016 with an emotional song done in tribute to his mom, Johannah. Her loss touched his musical journey in a deep way, but only set him up to grow stronger through it. In 2017, his shows were must-sees and audiences came away with a new respect for the artist. With his big releases ‘Back To You’ and his most recent ‘Miss You’ – Louis gained new fans and wowed existing ones with his confidence and lyrical talent. 

Teens Choice Awards 2017

The X Factor – Collaboration with Steve Aoki

iHeart Music Awards 2017


While Zayn released two major hits “Dusk till Dawn” and “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”, he was missed on stage and tours. While other boys used the year to set on their musical endeavors, Zayn took time to take some rest and work on the creative aspects of his work.

Which live shows would you like to add to our list? If you got to see the boys live, which song made of theirs took your breath away? Share them via tweet @CelebMix.

Written by Ayushi

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