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Check Out The Awards Niall Horan Won For His Solo Work and with One Direction

The Voice Coach has a winning musical career from his earliest days in the industry.

By Constance Johnson & Megan Carpentier

The Voice Coach Niall Horan joined the show for Season 23 and now Season 24 after enjoying tremendous success as both a solo artist and with the iconic boy band One Direction. He has been busy since the group famously went on hiatus in 2016, releasing his his full-length solo album, Flicker, in 2017, his second, Heartbreak Weather, in 2020, and his third, The Show, in June 2023.

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The multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter shared with Esquire that he still consults with his former bandmates for their views on his music.

“Not every time, but if I feel like I need an opinion, I always send it out,” Horan told the publication. “All the 1D boys and artists alike, I’ll always try and sent it around to get everybody’s opinion.”

He also said in that interview that, if he had to choose between going on the The X Factor — where he famously got his start — and The Voice today, he would go with The Voice “because his voice has gotten better.”

Niall Horan sits in his chair

Horan further noted that he would have picked former Coach Blake Shelton's team. 

“I knew even before I met Blake that I would get on with him, so that’s half the battle getting on with your coach,” he said. “We have similar taste in music. He’s obviously very country, but I love country music, too, and I’m a singer-songwriter that plays guitar and so is he.”

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But having been on The X Factor set Horan up for a number of industry honors. Below, check out what awards the two-time Coach has received — not including his win on The Voice last season with Artist Gina Miles.

Niall Horan's Awards as a Solo Artist

Niall Horan accepting an award on stage during the 2017 American Music Awards.

People's Choice Awards

Horan won The People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist in 2017, following the release of his debut album, Flicker.

American Music Awards

Horan was named New Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards in 2017, following the release of Flicker. He performed his hit single, "Slow Hands," on stage (which you can watch above).

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Niall Horan's Awards with One Direction

Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan posing for photos holding awards.

MTV Video Music Awards

One Direction collected their first VMAs in 2012, taking home Best New Artist, Best Pop Video, and Most Share-Worthy Video for “What Makes You Beautiful,” off their debut album Up All Night.

In 2013, they won the Best Song of the Summer VMA for “Best Song Ever,” off their third album Midnight Memories.

Billboard Music Awards

One Direction won Billboard Music Awards in 2013 for New Artist of the Year, Top Pop Artist, and Top Duo/Group following the back-to-back releases of Up All Night and Take Me Home.

In 2015, the band won again for Top Duo/Group and Top Touring Artist, following their "Where We Are Tour" and the release of their fourth studio album, Four.

In 2016, the band took home Top Duo/Group again, following the release of their fifth album, Made in the A.M.

People’s Choice Awards

At the People's Choice Awards in 2013, One Direction won Favorite Album for Up All Night and Favorite Song for “What Makes You Beautiful.”

In 2014, they won Favorite Band following the release of Midnight Memories.

American Music Awards

The band won Favorite Pop/Rock Album for Take Me Home and Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group at the American Music Awards in 2014.

In 2015, they won Artist of the Year and Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group, as well as Favorite Pop/Rock Album for Midnight Memories.

In 2016, they again won Artist of the Year and and Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group.