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iHeartRadio Best Solo Breakout: Harry Styles or Louis Tomlinson?

Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson are both taking over pop music as solo artists after their days as One Direction members, and now both are up for Best Solo Breakout at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Harry Styles scored both a top five hit with "Sign of the Times" and a chart-topping self-titled debut album in 2017. But Louis already has a couple of hits in the U.K. under his belt, and he hasn't even released a debut album yet. Who should win? 🎤

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On March 11, the 5th Annual iHeartRadio Music Awards is honoring the best music artists heard across radio stations throughout the year. Four former One Direction members—Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson—are solo and had mega breakthroughs in 2017; so the Tylt is joining in on the voting and bracketing which artist should win Best Solo Breakout. Fandoms can officially vote via iHeartRadio's site, but we are also asking you all to predict who will win the coveted award with our hashtags!

Niall Horan and Liam Payne both got eliminated by the former bandmates in the first rounds. Now it's Harry versus Louis. 

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Harry is arguably the most popular former 1D member (with Zayn as his biggest competitor), and that's saying a lot—especially since all former members are among the world's influential twenty-something celebrities. So it comes as no surprise that his debut single, "Sign of the Times," topped the UK Singles Chart and peaked at #4 on the Hot 100.

Watch a live performance of "Sign of the Times" below. 

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Louis scored two top 10 EDM/pop hits in the U.K. with "Just Hold On," produced by Steve Aoki, and "Back to You," featuring Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals. Louis' debut album is still underway, but he's already making an impact without a debut album yet.

Check out the music video to "Back to You" below.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
iHeartRadio Best Solo Breakout: Harry Styles or Louis Tomlinson?
A festive crown for the winner
#iHeartHarry
#iHeartLouis