Harry Styles played to a sold-out, screaming crowd last night (June 26) at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The stage was set up in the round, so that audience members surrounded him on all sides. In a fan-captured video (attached above) Styles addresses a couple sitting near the stage named Lauren and Taylor. While Taylor goes to the bathroom, the “Kiwi” singer asks Lauren’s permission to share their happy news. She agrees and he shouts, “Lauren is pregnant!”
The crowd cheers in response and when Styles finds out this is Lauren’s first concert since she’s been pregnant he happily belts, “Baby’s first show!” The former One Direction member chats up the audience for a few minutes while waiting for Taylor to return to his seat. Once he’s back, Styles tells the audience they’re going to sing a congratulations song to Lauren and Taylor, to the tune of “Happy Birthday.” He kicks off the song and then holds out his microphone to the crowd to let them take over.
Harry Styles is known for his charismatic, on-stage banter in between songs and the Little Caesars Arena crowd (which The Detroit News reports may have been 97 percent female) giddily soaked up his conversations. At another moment in the show (captured by a fan in the video below), he calls out to a fan wearing a neck brace and asked her what happened.
She tells him she had neck surgery and he replies, “Neck surgery. Well, I thought it was something.” She laughs, and he says, “Don’t bend backwards!”
Harry Styles has toured extensively to support his chart-topping self-titled debut solo album, which dropped last year. He kicked off his extended run of live shows with a string of dates at intimate venues, which was followed by his current stadium tour. The “Sign of the Times” singer rescued another pregnant couple, his friend James Corden and his wife by taking over “The Late Late Show” hosting duties while the Cordens welcomed the birth of their third child.
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