And he's no doubt hoping to add the awards for Best British Artist Video of the Year and British Single of the Year to the display, as he admitted that he's pretty chuffed to be nominated so early into his solo career.
The New Rules singer, 22, is also shortlisted for best album where she will face stiff competition from Ed Sheeran whose barnstorming third album, Divide, sees him nominated for four gongs.
Pop artist Dua Lipa has beaten Ed Sheeran for most nominations at this year's Brit Awards.
Taylor Swift, Lorde, Bjork, Pink and Alicia Keys are all nominated for best worldwide female while actor Donald Glover's musical alter-ego, Childish Gambino, earns a nod in the best global male category.
In the global categories, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Drake, LCD Soundsystem, HAIM, Arcade Fire, Alice Wolf, The Killers, and Alicia Keys have been nominated.
Speaking to BANG Showbiz at "The BRITs Are Coming", Liam - who has son Bear with Cheryl, 34, - said: "I built this little bar, well I bought the tools, I imagined this bar area in our house with all of our awards on the wall".
"I love solo life".
"I love it. We all needed a break, it got a bit insane at one point. I don't think it's really my time".
"To be one of the people who are mentioned among these names..."
The show featured performances from Liam, Paloma, Clean Bandit, J Hus and 2018 Critics' Choice victor Jorja Smith.
Liam Payne has hailed the power of British music as he earned two Brit Award nominations for his debut solo single. "There's lots more to come in 2018 from all of us and I will do my best to make it another memorable year!"
The BRIT Awards 2018 take place at London's O2 Arena on 21 February and will be broadcast live on ITV.