Superman: Liam Payne opened about family life on the red carpet, as he heaped the praise on Cheryl for being an 'amazing mum' at the Brit Awards 2018 nominations on Saturday

Liam Payne discusses fatherhood and praises Cheryl

He welcomed his son Bear, with his girlfriend Cheryl back in March.

And Liam Payne opened about family life on the red carpet, as he praised Cheryl for being an ‘amazing mum’ at the Brit Awards 2018 nominations on Saturday.

The 24-year-old singer also likened himself to superman as he discussed juggling parenthood with his successful music career.

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Superman: Liam Payne opened about family life on the red carpet, as he heaped the praise on Cheryl for being an 'amazing mum' at the Brit Awards 2018 nominations on Saturday

Superman: Liam Payne opened about family life on the red carpet, as he heaped the praise on Cheryl for being an ‘amazing mum’ at the Brit Awards 2018 nominations on Saturday

‘I’m technically Superman at this stage,’ he told reporters on the red carpet. No it’s difficult, I’ll be serious with you it is difficult so I do miss my son from time-to-time when I’m away.

‘But I know he’s got the best mum in the world and Cheryl is on my mind as well and she’s absolutely amazing.

‘So you cope as well as you can.’

Proud boyfriend: While he wasn't joined by his girlfriend Cheryl, 34, Liam dubbed her the 'best mum in the world' and admitted he found it 'difficult' to be away from their baby son Bear

Proud boyfriend: While he wasn’t joined by his girlfriend Cheryl, 34, Liam dubbed her the ‘best mum in the world’ and admitted he found it ‘difficult’ to be away from their baby son Bear

Tough job: The 24-year-old likened himself to 'Superman' as he discussed juggling parenthood with his successful music career

Tough job: The 24-year-old likened himself to ‘Superman’ as he discussed juggling parenthood with his successful music career

Last month, Liam jetted across the US to promote his latest music following the launch of his solo career before arriving home to spend the festive period with CheryI and his son.

Describing Bear’s first Christmas, the former One Directioner said: ‘I was up at five in the morning, getting the turkey ready, you know got to keep the bird greased up.

‘I dressed up as Santa and that was the happiest I’ve ever seen him [Bear].

‘I know he doesn’t know what’s going on, he didn’t have a clue but I know that he’ll know around that time it was quite a happy time.’

Hectic schedule: Liam discussed jetting across the US to promote his latest music following the launch of his solo career before arriving home to spend the festive period with CheryI and his son

Hectic schedule: Liam discussed jetting across the US to promote his latest music following the launch of his solo career before arriving home to spend the festive period with CheryI and his son

Sweet: Describing Bear's first Christmas, the former One Directioner said: 'I dressed up as Santa and that was the happiest I've ever seen him [Bear]'
Competition: Payne's slick dance track Strip That Down featuring Quavo will battle it out with Styles' eccentric piano ballad Sign Of The Times and Malik's collaboration with Taylor Swift, Don't Wanna Live Forever at the ceremony on February 21

Sweet: Describing Bear’s first Christmas, the former One Directioner said: ‘I dressed up as Santa and that was the happiest I’ve ever seen him [Bear]’

He added Cheryl wasn’t threatened by his close friendship with Rita Ora, who stars in the new Fifty Shades Freed track, For You.

‘Obviously she knows Rita quite well,’ he said. ‘Rita’s fantastic, I love her to pieces so funny and it’s great when you’re excited for promo trips and stuff.

Liam will go head to head with former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Zayn Malik at the BRIT Awards 2018 in the category of British Artist Video Of The Year.

Putting on a show: The nominees were announced during a special live ITV show 'The BRITs Are Coming', hosted by Emma Willis, where Liam performed Strip That Down (pictured)

Putting on a show: The nominees were announced during a special live ITV show ‘The BRITs Are Coming’, hosted by Emma Willis, where Liam performed Strip That Down (pictured)

Styles’ eccentric piano ballad Sign Of The Times and Malik’s Taylor Swift collaboration Don’t Wanna Live Forever will battle it out with Payne’s slick dance track Strip That Down featuring Quavo at the ceremony on February 21.

Despite the Brit Awards rivalry, the Wolverhampton native said he’s loving solo life and isn’t worried about going battling it out with Harry and Zayn.

He said: ‘It’s fantastic. I’m extremely happy. I love it. We all needed a break, it got a bit crazy at one point. Everyone is doing so well, don’t fix it if it’s not broken. There is always time for us to come back, we have that.’

Competition: Liam will go head to head with former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Zayn Malik at the BRIT Awards 2018 in the category of British Artist Video Of The Year

Competition: Liam will go head to head with former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Zayn Malik at the BRIT Awards 2018 in the category of British Artist Video Of The Year

Liam, Zayn and Harry will compete against Calvin Harris, Clean Bandit, Jonas Blue, Little Mix, Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie.

The winner of the British Artist Video award will be decided by the public, with one of the 10 acts eliminated each week until there are only five left on the night of the awards.

The nominees were announced during a special live ITV show The BRITs Are Coming, which was hosted by Emma Willis and included a performance of Strip That Down from Liam.

Talented: The nominees were announced during a special live ITV show 'The BRITs Are Coming', which was hosted by Emma Willis and included a performance of Strip That Down from Liam

Talented: The nominees were announced during a special live ITV show ‘The BRITs Are Coming’, which was hosted by Emma Willis and included a performance of Strip That Down from Liam

BRIT Awards 2018: The nominees

BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran – Divide

J Hus – Common Sense

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – Humour

Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST

Ed Sheeran

Liam Gallagher

Loyle Carner

Rag’n’Bone Man

Stormzy

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Paloma Faith

Kate Tempest

Jessie Ware

Laura Marling

Dua Lipa

BRITISH GROUP

Wolf Alice

Gorillaz

London Grammar

The XX

Royal Blood

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH

Dave

Dua Lipa

J Hus

Loyle Carner

Sampha

BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Anne-Marie – Ciao Adios

Calvin Harris Ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean – Feels

Clean Bandit Ft Zara Larsson – Symphony

Dua Lipa – New Rules

Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You

Harry Styles – Sign Of The Times

Jonas Blue Ft William Singe – Mama

Liam Payne Ft Quavo – Strip That Down

Little Mix – Touch

ZAYN and Taylor Swift – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever

CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARD

Jorja Smith – WINNER

Mabel

Stefflon Don

BRITISH SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Liam Payne – ‘Strip That Down’ featuring Quavo

Jax Jones feat. Raye – ‘You Don’t Know Me’

Clean Bandit – ‘Symphony’ featuring Zara Larsson

Rag’n’Bone Man – ‘Human’

J HUS – ‘Did You See’

Calvin Harris – ‘Feels’ featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean

Dua Lipa – ‘New Rules’

Ed Sheeran – ‘Shape of You’

Jonas Blue – ‘Mama’ featuring William Singe

Little Mix – ‘Touch’

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Taylor Swift

Lorde

Bjork

P!nk

Alicia Keys

INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST

Kendrick Lemar

Childish Gambino

Drake

Beck

DJ Khaled

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

Foo Fighters

Arcade Fire

LCD Soundsystem

Haim

The Killers

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