It’s seven years since a youthful Niall Horan applied for The X Factor

Aww, Niall (Picture: ITV)

It’s exactly seven years to the day since a blond-haired teenager from Mullingar, Ireland, applied for The X Factor.

One Direction singer Niall Horan worries he's been struck down with pneumonia (Picture: Getty Images for iHeartMedia)Sick Niall Horan updates fans with chest infection woes and frets it will turn into pneumonia

The rest, when it comes to Niall Horan, is history.

Posting on Twitter, Niall revealed that it’s the seventh anniversary of when he first applied for The X Factor as a solo artist – before… Read the full story