Niall Horan’s feeling overcome with emotion and pride, as his debut single reaches number one following it’s release yesterday.
The Mullingar man has been working away on his own music since One Direction went on a hiatus earlier this year, and is thrilled to be able to share his new single This Town with the world.
The single soared straight up the chart, reaching number one in over 50 countries around the world within a couple of hours.
Niall is over the moon with the reaction to his single, and took to social media to share his delight, with a touching tribute to fans.
“Wow I only released the song four and a half hours ago and you guys have it flying up the charts all over the place. Thank you!
“Blown away by all your amazin comments! Guys seriously. I cannot thank you enough for the reaction to the song. I’ve been doing interviews all morning
“Have only really got a feel for the reaction now as I’m reading online. Really appreciate the support from you all…
“Wouldn’t expect anything less from the best fans in the world xx”
He then added, “What a day today was ! Can’t believe the reaction. Crazy shit !! Celebrating with a beer!”
Meanwhile, Niall’s One Direction bandmates Liam, Louis and Harry have had their say on the track.
Check out the video for yourself here: