Artist 


One Direction
   
Number of songs: 31 | Total weeks on charts: 3202
Appearing in a total number of: 385 charts | Total period running: 4887 days
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One Direction is a five-member boy band made up of Liam Payne (born 29 August 1993) from Wolverhampton, Louis Tomlinson (born 24 December 1991) from Doncaster, Niall Horan (born 13th September 1993) from Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland, Harry Styles, (born 1 February 1994) from Holmes Chapel, Cheshire and Zayn Malik, (born 12 January 1993) from East Bowling, Bradford. They applied as solo candidates on the 2010 edition of the X Factor, but the judges, after a suggestion by Simon Cowell, put them in a band in London, UK; therefore qualifying for the Groups category.

One Direction's first single, What Makes You Beautiful, received its first airplay on August 10, 2011 and was released a month later on September 11, 2011. It was the fastest selling single of the year 2011 and peaked at #1 on the UK Singles Chart. The boys released their second single Gotta Be You on November 13th peaking at #3 on the UK Singles Chart. Their album Up All Night followed on November 21st reaching #2 on the UK Albums Chart, narrowly missing out on #1 to Rihanna. When their album Up All Night was released in the USA, it debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, setting the record for the highest-selling debut album by a British boy band.

Often described as forming part of a new "British Invasion" in the United States, the group have sold 19 million singles and 10 million albums, according to the band's management company, Modest! Management. Their achievements include two BRIT Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards. According to Nick Gatfield, the chairman and chief executive of Sony Music Entertainment UK, One Direction represented a $50 million business empire by June 2012. They were proclaimed 2012's "Top New Artist" by Billboard. By April 2013, the band had an estimated personal combined wealth of £25 million.
Members
Niall Horan
Zayn Malik
Liam Payne
Harry Styles
Louis Tomlinson

Discography:
Up All Night (2011)
Take Me Home (2012)
Midnight Memories (2013)
Four (2014)
Made in the A.M. (2015)
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


One Direction in the news
Sony/ATV Extends Deal With Jamie Scott (12/12/2017) Downtown Inks Deal With Iconic Talisman Of Drum And Bass Goldie (27/11/2017)
Liam Payne's Single 'Bedroom Floor' Remixed By NSG, London On Da Track And Cash Cash (25/11/2017) The Piano Guys Release New Music Video For "Flicker" (14/11/2017)
Vote To Have Steve Aoki Perform At Your School (01/11/2017) ignore (30/10/2017)
The Piano Guys Announce New Holiday Album "Christmas Together" Available October 27 (27/10/2017) Future & Young Thug's "Super Slimey" First Week Sales Projections (23/10/2017)
ASICS Unveils New Identity - I Move Me Featuring One Of The Highest Performing DJs In The World: Steve Aoki (18/10/2017) Big Deal Music Group Celebrates Five Years Of Expansive Growth And Success (13/10/2017)
Liam Payne Is No 1 In US Radio Chart With 'Strip That Down' (04/10/2017) Sony/ATV Extends Worldwide Agreement With Greg Kurstin (20/09/2017)
Niall Horan's Debut Solo Album, Flicker, Set For Release On October 20 On Capitol Records (15/09/2017) Downtown Signs Singer/Songwriter Natalie Merchant (14/09/2017)
Sub Pop Publishing Signs International Partnership With Downtown Music Benelux (06/09/2017)
Songs by One Direction
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