As promised, appeared on "" show on Monday, November 17, the day their newest album "" was released. 's fans, however, were left a bit disappointed as their idol wasn't there to join his bandmates , , and .
When host asked where Malik was, Payne said, "He's got a tummy bug so he's not very well at the moment, so he couldn't make it over. We only found out this morning, so we're very sad and he is, as well, that he can't be here for our album release day. It's still going to be a really great day."