Looks like Niall Horan just made a HUGE decision about his solo career — and it's pretty unexpected!
Everyone long thought that he'd work with Simon Cowell and Syco on his next record deal, but the former One Direction star has majorly flipped the script — and signed with Universal Music, according to media reports!
Related: Azealia Banks Attacks Zayn Malik With Transphobic Remark!
Horan, 22, has reportedly now followed in the footsteps of former bandmates Harry Styles and Liam Payne with his solo deal, which appears to be a "big money" offer in the surprising jump to Universal.
The company — which lost out on Harry — didn't waste any time by making a HUGE offer to Niall to pull him right out from under Cowell's nose, with a source saying:
Tags: anglophilia, business blitz, celebrity feuds, controversy, legal matters, music minute, news, niall horan, one direction, simon cowell, syco, universal music