When Zayn Malik announced his departure from One Direction fans were definitely shocked, but also worried that the rest of the guys would want to leave too. Luckily, a bunch of other bands have dealt with losing a member and it only made them stronger – which is definitely reassuring for Directioners!
Click through the gallery to see 10 more bands that stayed together even after members dropped out, then let us know which group's loss affected you the most in the comments below. Do you think 1D will continue to be successful even without Zayn?
Zayn Malik may have left One Direction, but the four remaining members plan on continuing together for as long as possible. If anything, it's brought them all closer together!