Katy Perry is one of the greatest singers of Hollywood. Recently, Former One Direction star Niall Horan is showing great affection to pop icon, Katy Perry. The 27-year-old solo star made an appearance on SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up and during the appearance, Niall explained how he first rose to fame on The X Factor back in 2010, where he was pushed into the next round of the competition by a panel of judges that involved Katy Perry.
“If Katy Perry didn’t put me through in my audition I wouldn’t be here. That’s a fact. So Katy Perry is a good shout,” he said. When asked if Katy is aware of her impact on his career, he responded: “She is fully aware of that and she prides herself on it!”For the unversed, in April it was announced that Horan's new social distancing love song takes inspiration from the iconic number 'HeyThere Delilah.'
Horan told a leading daily: "I'm in London in my apartment, cooking -- I'm making a Victoria sponge right now -- and writing a lot: two songs yesterday, I had to cancel my tour, so I might as well go on the hunt for a big song.” "I started writing a Hey There Delilah-type one about when this is all over, called, well, When This Is All Over, and I was also writing about the idea of meeting someone without actually meeting them, and getting to know them because of this crisis," he stated at the time.