Harry Styles celebrates 22nd birthday with Nick Grimshaw

Chloe Best

Harry Styles still has two weeks to wait until his birthday, but the One Direction singer started the celebrations early with a meal in London on Tuesday night. The Drag Me Down singer was joined by a group of his closest friends including X Factor judge Nick Grimshaw, who posted a photo from the outing on Instagram.

The image showed Harry preparing to blow out candles on the birthday cupcakes that had been placed on the table in front of him. Wearing his long hair down and sunglasses on his head, Harry appeared to be enjoying the premature birthday celebrations.

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Harry Styles celebrated his birthday two weeks early with Nick Grimshaw

"haaaaaaaaaappppppppppyyyyybuuuuuuurrrrfffffdaaaaaayyytoooyouuuuuuuuuuuuu," Nick captioned the photo, which has so far received almost 100,000 likes on Instagram.

Nick had revealed that he was going out for a meal ahead of his "best friend" Harry's birthday on his Radio One breakfast show earlier in the week. When asked if he was going to a gig on Tuesday, the DJ explained: "We were all supposed to go but it's one of my friend's birthdays and I forgot and they are having a dinner and I can't not go. They're never here. It's bros before bands. It's best friends before bands."

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Nick and Harry are long-time friends

Harry will turn 22 on 1 February, and it is likely that he will celebrate his special day in Los Angeles, where he spends much of his downtime when he's not touring. The handsome singer may have another reason to visit the US – to see his rumoured girlfriend Kendall Jenner.

The pair sent the rumour mill into overdrive over the New Year when they were spotted kissing on a yacht in St. Barths, prompting speculation that they had rekindled their romance. The duo – who were first linked in 2013 – made no attempt to hide their affection for one another and were even joined by their mothers for the exotic getaway, but have since remained tight-lipped about their romance.

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