8/11/14: One Direction? How about Eight Directions? The X-factor judges who formerly created 1D have recently pulled together eight rejected soloists into one, supersized boy band! The monster-sized boy band won over the crowds at Wembley Arena at boot camp on Sunday and seem to have a bright future ahead of them. Cowell commented in the group's strength in numbers, as the eight of them create a sound that is extremely unique and unforgettable.
07/28/2014: Zayn Malik of One Direction got himself into some serious trouble due to a tweet he posted late last week. The singer, who was born and raised Muslim, received an aggressive tirade of unpleasant responses from his fans when he pledged his support to the #FreePalestine social media movement. Complaints and death threats poured in shortly after his tweet was live. One fan from Israel explained that she was heartbroken one of her idols wanted her to die. This was quite a controversial issue to address through a simple Tweet.
07/21/2104: When interviewed, the members of the beloved boy band, One Direction, refer to each other as family. They say their bonds with one another are deeper than the bonds of friendship. Evidence for this pop star family was recently seen at the wedding of Louis Tomlinson's Mother. All members of the band were in attendance, smiling and congratulating the newlyweds. The pictures snapped at the ceremony were just too cute.
07/08/2104: Nicole Scherzinger, former leader of the Pussy Cat Dolls and X-factor judge, has claimed that she deserves a cut of One Direction's fortune. Each of the members of One Direction originally auditioned on their own as solo artists, all failing to win over the judges. Scherzinger claims it was her brilliant idea to combine their talents to form a boy band, and thus she deserves a slice of their profit both for forming the band and saving them from elimination on the X-Factor. The gorgeous former pop star is also a highly intelligent business woman, so it will be intriguing to find out if she actually does get her cut.
07/01/2014: In utterly depressing news, some are beginning to fear a split for the international heart-throb boy band, One Direction. There have been whispers of a possible solo album for Harry Styles, and it has been speculated that Kodaline has been working with Styles to write songs for such an album. Those who were inquired about the subject brushed concerns away, but directioners everywhere are a bit more on edge after this issue came to light.
06/24/2014: One Direction is not only a band, but also a huge franchise. They have a gargantuan number of products produced with their label. Niall Horan, a member of 1D, uploaded a photo that suggested the possibility of a second makeup line. In the photo, Horan's hands are covered in nail polishes as well as strips of eye shadows and lipsticks of ranging colors. Horan even said the makeup is “so good I'm gonna start wearing it myself”. Stay tuned Directioners, you may be able to wear the same makeup as Niall Horan!
06/15/2014: It has been rumored that the members of the infectious boy band, One Direction, were recently collaborating with McBusted (a merged group consisting of the members of McFly and Busted). The two groups are teaming up to write and record new songs, as was confirmed by 1D member Niall Horan and tweeted by McFly's Danny Fletcher, “Need to get an early night, working with @Dannymcfly on a new song we wrote with @NiallOfficial for 1D tomorrow. How ace is life!” Horan commented that working with McBusted was a fantastic opportunity for 1D, as some of the first gigs he ever attended were Busted and McFly. It will be exciting to see what the collaboration of these two super groups creates.
4/17/2014: For the past five days the world has been waiting for One
Direction to release the music video to their latest single “You
& I” and for five days the boys of 1D have been posting
sneak peeks on Instagram. Each day one member is the focus of the
sneak peeks and today it was Harry Styles turn to be the main
attraction with the video scheduled to drop tomorrow.
4/16/2014: With the release of the video for their latest just 48
hours away the boy band One Direction has been posting teaser clips
of it online. The latest clip features Louis Tomlinson of the group
while previous ones showed off Liam, Niall and Zayn with frontman
Harry Styles having yet to make his teaser appearance.
4/15/2014: Many of One Direction fans are up in arms over their
upcoming Where We Are World Tour, but it has nothing to do with
anything they are doing on stage. Rather for their stadium concerts
fans are being warned that they will not be allowed in certain
sections if they are not 12 or over and accompanied by a parent if
they are under 16 years old.
4/14/2014: One Direction’s latest single “You & I”
won’t be released until next month but you won’t have to
wait that long to get a sneak peak of the music video. They will be
releasing teasers for the video all week long as they get closer to
the premiere of the music video which is in line to drop this Friday.
4/11/2014: There has been much speculation around what song
would be the next single off of One Directions huge commercial success
“Midnight Memories.” Yesterday we finally got our answer as the 1D crew took to
Youtube to let their “Directioners” know that the next release will in fact be
their “You & I” which will come out sometime next month.
4/10/2014: On the surface the Dallas Cowboys and boy band One
Direction have nothing in common, however the band actually will have a great
impact on the football teams preseason plans. As they are scheduled to play at
AT&T Stadium on August 24th which falls smack dab in the middle of Dallas’
preseason schedule and presents the issue of whether or not they move to
another facility before heading to Miami to play the Dolphins. One Direction
tickets for this concert at the extravagant AT&T Stadium are averaging
4/9/2014: It has been nearly four years to the day that five
contestants on The X Factor joined forces to become one of the worlds
largest bands. Those boys would of course be Harry, Niall, Zayn, Liam
and Louis who comprise the boy band One Direction. Now that they have
gotten their big break they are encourage more people to try out for
the hit television show in a promo video that was released the other
4/8/2014: The start of One Directions highly anticipated Where We Are
World Tour is slated to being in just over two weeks in Columbia.
With such little time in between now and then the boys are in full
preparation mode getting ready for the arduous task ahead of them
with over 65 tour dates scheduled with more to be announced later.
4/7/2014: The news broke today that the worlds biggest boy band, One
Direction will be adding more shows to their Where We Are World Tour.
These three added shows will take place at Croke Park in Dublin,
Ireland next month on May 23rd, 24th and the 25th. On Friday One
Direction tickets will go on sale for these shows which will also
feature the up and coming band 5 Seconds of Summer.
4/4/2014: One Direction recently gave us a behind the scenes sneak
peak of their upcoming Where We Are World Tour by posting some
pictures to Instagram yesterday. The images show the boys taking part
in rehearsal as well as just playing around with a soccer ball. This
tour promises to be one of the biggest in years and will make One
Direction tickets some of the most coveted of the year.
4/3/2014: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy have been traveling all over
the planet to promote their new movie coming out Muppets Most Wanted
and while in England decided to stop by Capital FM for a quick
interview. While there the duo covered one of Englands biggest bands
song, One Direction’s “Little Things” in a very
4/2/2014: April Fools day has really caught on in the past few years
amongst celebrities pranking one another and uploading them to social
media sites afterwards. Never one to miss an opportunity to get a
good prank in the boys of One Direction decided to get in on the
action themselves by creating a hilarious fake “behind the
scenes” video of a photoshoot for their soon to be released
fragrance the moment.
4/1/2014: Is there no stopping the boys of One Direction? Over the weekend the bandmembers picked up two more that Nickelodeon's Kids Choice awards show for favorite group with their hit "Story of My Life" winning best song.
3/28/2014: At first glance the alternative indie rock band The 1975
and the pop boy band One Direction might not have much in common
besides the fact that they are both English. However when you take a
deeper look at it you will find out that the boys of One Direction
recently asked The 1975 to pen a new song for their upcoming album to
deviate away from their current streak of pop hits.
3/26/14: The boys of One Direction are gearing up for their upcoming
Where We Are World Tour which projects to be one of the highest
grossing tours of all time. Since this will be a massive tour going
to multiple continents and countless cities the boys decided to beef
up protection for this tour by reportedly hiring 100 bodyguards to
protect them. Each of the five members of the band will have 20
guards assigned to them to ensure that no crazed fan will be able to
get to the singer.
3/25/14 - While filming a new video for their latest album
the boys of One Direction almost shut a town down. The town of
Somerset is home to the Clevedon Pier, where the band was shooting
saw legions of adoring fans show up to see the band which rose to
prominence from the UK’s X Factor.
3/24/14: One Direction - After taking some time to crunch the number BPI
has just announced that One Direction had the bestselling album of
2013. The boy band’s “Midnight Memories” picked up
sales in the last few weeks of 2013 to outsell both Adele’s and
Eminem’s albums. The boys of One Direction will be on their
Where We Are Tour later on this year which promises to be one of the
biggest tours of the year.
3/21/14: Liam Payne of One Direction is looking to write songs for
other bands and acts, a passion that he says is a potential career
path for the young artist. Payne has penned countless songs already
and is looking forward to developing his writing habits and providing
that for other groups. You can see Liam and the rest of One
Direction perform live by grabbing your tickets here from Front Row
3/20/14: Harry Styles and Liam Payne of One Direction recently took
two very lucky fans on a double date. The combo teamed up with
TrekStock, a charity fund that focuses on research for cancer in
younger individuals, to take two of their biggest fans on a date in
London last night.
3/19/14: Former boy band star Kian Egan of Westlife claims that One
Direction are going to throw it away and “don’t know how
good they have it.” Egan was referring to reports that One
Direction are planning on breaking up, after rumors circulated that
the group had not seen each other as they rested and regrouped for
their upcoming tour.
3/18/14: One Direction recently announced, alongside R.E.M, that they
will be participating in the 2014 Record Store Day. Record Store Day
is a promotional event actively attempting to get consumers to shop
at participating Indie retails stores across the country. Artists
release rare or limited edition pieces in hopes of attracting
attention to the stores.
3/17/14: Harry Styles started a bit of a twitter battle recently when
he posed with a Native American headpiece for a black and white
Instagram shot. A few different accounts noted the picture was in
bad taste, while many ran to his defense. 1D is preparing for their
upcoming tour and you can find tickets here.
3/14/14: Rumors of a One Direction split have been circulating
the internet. It’s been reported that Harry Styles, arguably the most popular
of the five bandmates, will be leaving his crew to pursue a solo career. These rumors tend to circulate once every so
often, so 1D fans should not worry just yet.
3/13/14: Harry Styles tweeted today that it’s back to work for
One Direction as they prepare for rehearsals to get back on the road
for their upcoming tour. They have had a great time over the past
few weeks, most recently starring in a Jason DeRulo music video, but
we’re sure fans are eagerly awaiting Harry and co. to return to
Composed of five young men from England and Ireland, the singing group One Direction has achieved massive worldwide success in a very short time. To date, the band has sold over 12 million records and videos, collected three MTV Video Music Awards, and performed for adoring fans all over the globe.
First seen in 2010 on the British music talent TV show The X Factor, where the group eventually placed 3rd in the competition, One Direction earned an international following upon the release of their first studio album, Up All Night (2011). This album, backed by a hugely successful tour, made history by becoming the first debut record by a British group to enter the U.S. Billboard chart at #1.
Take Me Home, the band’s second album, arrived in 2012. This release also met with massive enthusiasm, with the single “Live While We're Young” landing on many international Top Ten charts.