AceShowbiz - Zayn Malik is sending his fans into a frenzy with his latest social media post. The former One Direction member has confirmed that a new album is coming very soon with a photo of himself back in the music studio.
On Thursday, January 26, the 30-year-old crooner turned to his Instagram account to post a black-and-white photograph of himself posing in front of a microphone. In the rare social media post, he showcased his toned abs as he wore a stylish knitted jacket unbuttoned, giving a flash of his tattooed chest. He completed the look with black jeans and a silver chain necklace, while he styled his highlighted locks in loose curls.
In the comments section, fans expressed their excitement. "Ummm is Mr. Zayn Malik making a comeback?!!!" one Instagram user wrote, with another saying, "King of recording music. We're ready." A third chimed in, "The comeback we all need [fire emoji]."
The post came after Variety reported that Zayn has signed with UTA for representation across music, film and television and is currently working on his fourth album. Rumors of his upcoming new music first emerged after his Spotify bio displayed, "ZAYN is currently working on his highly anticipated fourth studio album."
A separate report also claimed that the "Pillowtalk" hitmaker is also working together with Miley Cyrus on their new collaboration. "I can't say too much but Zayn and Miley worked together alongside Ryan Tedder and the song will most likely be on her album," spilled a source.
In other news, it's said that Miley's upcoming album "Endless Summer Vacation" will feature Zayn and the likes of SZA, Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Camila Cabello and Rosalia. It's rumored that a track featuring Zayn is titled "Hold Me Back".
Zayn has not released an album for two years, since his third solo album "Nobody Is Listening", came out in January 2021. Before that, his second album "Icarus Falls" was released in December 2018 while his debut album "Mind of Mine" came out back in March 2016.