One Direction music band, an English-Irish pop boy band formed in London, England in the year 2010. The group is composed of Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, and Zayn Malik. One of the group member Zayn Malik departed from the group in 2015.
The group signed with Simon Cowell’s record label “Syco Records” after forming and finishing 3rd in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition “The X Factor” in the year 2010. Most successful One Direction’s albums in social media; Up All Night, Take Me Home, Midnight Memories, Four, and Made in the A.M. and also generated hit singles including “Live While We’re Young”, “What Makes You Beautiful”, “Story of My Life”, “Drag Me Down”, and “Best Song Ever”.
1 The Boys Got Put Together in 10 Minutes
Judges Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger, both take credit for One Direction ever being a group in the 1st place with Simon Cowell saying that it “took him 10 minutes to put them [One Direction] together as a group” Individually, none of the members had gotten as far as they did as a group.
2 One Direction Boys are 6th Most Charitable Stars in 2014
The biggest boy band in the world, One Direction, five boys donated a lot of their income to charity. In fact, they were named as the 6th most charitable stars in 2014. Louis is a huge football fan and has played in a number of charity games. They also created songs for charitable causes. In the year 2014, the One Direction team donated £600,000 from ticket sales for their “Where We Are Tour to the Stand Up” to Cancer campaign.
3 There Was Bad Blood After Zayn Left the ‘One Direction’ Group
Zayn leaving One Direction resulted in a lot of bad blood between him and the other members of One direction band. Eventually, this spilled over into social media with Louis making fun of the photo filter used on an image of Zayn, and He replied to Louis, “remember when you had a life and stopped making bitchy comments about mine?” Ouch!”
4 ‘One Direction Band’ Had a Best-Selling Book
Their book called, “Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction” reached the spot on the New York’s Times Best-selling list. It was One Direction band’s 1st book that was licensed in US, and it actually marked the beginning of their US takeover.
5 One Direction Band Made the Guinness World Records
One Direction team made the Guinness world record in six categories. They are Most followers on Twitter for a music group(23,393,106), Most popular dance game track: For, “What Makes You Beautiful”, Most subscribers for a band on YouTube(36,817,975), First group to debut at No.1 with their first four albums in the USA: Up All Night, Take Me Home, Midnight Memories, Four, First UK group to debut at No. 1 in the USA with debut album, The Highest debut by UK group on US singles chart.
6 Haribos Give the ‘One Direction’ Band Their Pre-Gig Kick
While most of the boys band demand expensive liquor and other fancy foods, but these London lads simply want a few, “Haribo sweets” to give them the sugar-rush they need before getting on the stage.
7 One Direction Boy Louis Was an Actor First
Although Louis Tomlinson has had a successful career in singing, he was actually an actor first and had no interest in vocals. It was not until Louis played the role of Danny Zuko in a rendition of Grease. After this role he realizes that he had what it takes to be a popstar.