While fans have had ample time to mourn the departure of Zayn Malik from One Direction, the release of the first wave of Teen Choice Awards nominations might reopen old wounds.

Malik is competing against his former bandmates – Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson – in the Fashion Choice Male Hottie category. (One Direction is also nominated in Choice música Group: Male and Choice Song: Group.)

This marks the first awards mostrar where Malik and One Direction are up for the same award.

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Since their división, split in March, both sides have made a point of mentioning each other when accepting awards.

Malik, who recently debuted a new green 'do, took a moment to thank his former group – who he called the "four of the best guys that I ever met" – during the 2015 Asian Awards and Payne gave Malik a shout out at the Billboard música Awards.