Tomlinson prompted the announcement by sending his fans on a scavenger hunt, tweeting "Got something hiding around online for you… here's a head start" with a picture the corner his album art.
After his Louies solved the puzzle, it was discovered that the British singer's first album will be titled Walls.
Tomlinson then tweeted, "It's happening…" and, "Buzzing to finally say that my debut album Walls will be out on 31st January 2020."
"I'm really relieved to finally be here," he also said in a video. "Thank you very much everyone for your patience. Cheers."
The 12-track album appears to include ten new songs, as well as previous singles "Two Us" and "Kill My Mind." Tomlinson's third single from the album, "We Made It," will be released on Thursday (Oct. 24).
Check out the announcement below.
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) October 23, 2019