Harry Styles, the British singer-songwriter and actor, first gained fame as a member of the iconic boyband One Direction. After auditioning for The X Factor in 2010, he was grouped with four other contestants to form the band, which achieved global stardom with hits like “What Makes You Beautiful” and “Story of My Life.”
Styles embarked on a solo career in 2015 and released his debut solo single “Sign of the Times” in 2017. Since then, he has dropped two solo albums and made his acting debut in the film Dunkirk. In 2022 and 2023, he stands as one of the most popular singers worldwide.
10. Lights Up
“Lights Up” is a liberating anthem of self-discovery and acceptance that combines psychedelic elements with pop, marking a departure from Styles’ earlier work.
This song is an emotional ballad that showcases Styles’ vocal range and storytelling ability, capturing the essence of love and nostalgia.
8. Music for a Sushi Restaurant
This instrumental track is a unique inclusion in Styles’ discography. It showcases his artistic range and his knack for creating atmospheric music.
7. Late Night Talking
A contemplative tune about love and heartache, “Late Night Talking” delves into Styles’ softer, more introspective side.
6. Adore You
“Adore You” is a pop-rock gem that is as catchy as it is emotive, proving Styles’ capability to blend mainstream appeal with depth.
This emotional ballad captures the vulnerability and the pain of love lost. “Falling” is raw and showcases the emotional breadth of Styles’ artistry.
This song kicks off his second album with an upbeat tempo and sun-kissed vibes. It’s a love letter to joyous moments and encapsulates the ‘golden’ feeling of happiness.
3. Sign of the Times
The debut solo single that announced Styles as a serious solo artist. “Sign of the Times” is a rock ballad that serves as a powerful statement on the state of the world, showing off his maturity both as a singer and a songwriter.
2. Watermelon Sugar
This Grammy-winning hit became an anthem of the summer, resonating with audiences for its infectious groove and lyrics that celebrate simple joys.
1. As It Was
Ranked at the top, “As It Was” delivers a compelling mix of Styles’ lyrical genius and musical versatility. It’s a reflective song that hints at change and growth, solidifying its spot as perhaps his most poignant work to date.