One direction is an English – Irish pop boy band which is really popular these days and getting more and more attention all over the world. First time they were noticed in the “television singing competition show The X Factor”. Which is a popular reality show in Europe and America. Today we are going to list all things to know about One direction. We list important things about them from their introduction to their success, lets start now.
1. Band Members
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As mentioned earlier its an English – Irish signing band that’s mean the members are from England and Ireland. The names of the members of “One direction” are Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson.
2. Albums Released
First Album of the One direction was released at the end of 2011 in the United Kingdom, but the same Album was released in America in 2012. The album was released under Sony Music entertainment. In United Kingdom “ What’s makes you beautiful ( part of the first album ) topped the UK Singles chart but in America it reached at 28 position in Billboard Top 100. In United States Of America One direction first album “ Up all night” sell out more than 500000 digital copies. Which is a record sale by a Boy band.
Second album was by the One Direction was released at the end of the 2012 and that’s called “Take me home”. Second album of the One direction also top the charts in UK and other 234 countries but in America it was able to enter in the Billboard 200. This One Direction’s album sell out more than 250000 digital copies throughout America and sell about 4.4 million units worldwide.
3. There are 100 shows tour
After the success of their second album One Direction went on a 100 Shows tour Europe, North America and Australia. Tickets sale reached at 300000 Pounds within the day of the release in Europe. They is still completing their tour and they have also announced that they will donate 200000 pounds of the tours ticket sales to the Stand Up To Cancer charity.
One direction have won many popular awards for their best performance. They have won 2 British Awards and three MTV awards.
5. One Member is a Muslim
This sound interesting, one member of this popular Boy Band is a Muslim by a Pakistani British father. “Zayn Malik” is the only Muslim member of the band and he was recently engaged to Harry Edwards a well known singer.
So, these are the things to know about One Direction. We hope you will like the stuff but stay in touch with us for more interesting information about London and UK.