One Direction's Liam Payne's the starstruck one

He has gone from boy-next-door to world-famous heartthrob in two years.

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And – posing with superstar Jay-Z – Wolverhampton’s Liam Payne proves he fits in with the industry’s biggest names.

Liam’s group One Direction are currently in America promoting their new album Take Me Home and today Liam has posted a picture of him meeting the US rapper. Afterwards the singer tweeted: “Alssoooo my biggest news todayy I met one of my idols and couldn’t even look him in the eye.”

During the band’s visit to the US thousands of fans camped outside the Rockefeller Plaza to catch a glimpse of the boys when they appeared on the Today Show.

The band’s second album was released yesterday around the world.

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