Lewis Capaldi, 1D's Niall Horan to play Xcel Energy Center

Capaldi is currently at No. 1 with 'Someone You Loved.'
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With the members One Direction striking out in their own, erm, directions, Niall Horan is bringing his U.S. tour to St. Paul.

The Irish singer has announced his Nice To Meet Ya Tour will land at the Xcel Energy Center on Monday, May 11.

He'll be joined by another singer-songwriter from across the Atlantic, the Scot Lewis Capaldi, whose meteoric rise has seen him displace Lizzo at the top of the Billboard charts with "Someone You Loved."

Horan, meanwhile, has just released his second album, Nice To Meet Ya, the first single from which is of the same name. 

Horan – who was last in Minnesota for the State Fair, where he played the Grandstand – is one of five members of One Direction alongside Harry Styles, Zayn Malik (who left in 2015), Louis Tomlinson, and Liam Payne, who have become global megastars since bursting onto the scene on the UK's "X-Factor" show in 2010.

His debut album, Flicker, jumped to the top of the Billboard Hot 200 in 2017, making Horan the third One Direction member to get a No. 1 solo album, following Styles and Malik.

The only other group to have had three members achieve solo No. 1 albums in the U.S. is The Beatles, according to Billboard.

Tickets for Horan and Capaldi go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Xcel Energy Center box office. You can find more information here.

His bandmate Tomlinson, meanwhile, will play The Fillmore Minneapolis on June 9, 2020. More info here.

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