Niall Horan strips in the studio

Niall Horan strips in the studio

One Direction perform on the 'Today' show as part of their NBC Toyota Concert Series in Rockefeller Center. Photo: WENN/Dan Jackman

One Direction star Niall Horan has confessed he likes recording the boy band’s hits in his underwear.

The 19-year-old singer admits he has started stripping off for luck because he believes his near-naked antics in the studio give the group a little extra luck.

He explains, “I’ve been doing it for a while. I recorded What Makes You Beautiful in my boxers. What Makes You Beautiful was the first time I did it because it was really warm in the studio, and I’ve done it ever since. I sing better naked.”

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