On the touring side, 1D are no strangers to big venues, having ended 2012 selling out Madison Square Garden in less than 10 minutes.2013 was just as exciting for the boys as they took their Take Me Home Tour to Europe, America, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, winning a BRIT Award, 2 American Music Awards, 3 Billboard Music Awards, 6 Teen Choice Awards and an MTV Video Music Award along the way. They kicked off the year by winning 2 BRIT awards for ‘Best Video” and ‘Global Success’.
The film has been a phenomenal success, topping the UK and US box offices and grossing over Million worldwide.
Their third studio album titled ‘Midnight Memories’ was released globally on November 25th 2013 and features the smash singles ‘Best Song Ever’, ‘Story Of My Life’, title track ‘Midnight Memories’ and ‘You & I’.
‘Midnight Memories’ became the fastest-selling album in the UK in 2013, shot to number 1 in an incredible 31 countries including the USA, UK and Australia and earned the band the prestigious IFPI award for biggest selling album of the year.
One Direction are Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan.
In just over five years together they have impressively sold more than 70 million records, have achieved over 100 number ones and performed to over 10 million fans worldwide The band came together at the boot camp stage of The X Factor 2010 and made it all the way to the final before finishing 3rd.
Their global smash debut album, ‘Up All Night’, has sold over 5 million copies and reached #1 in 17 countries.Their BRIT Award winning debut single ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ entered the charts at #1 in the UK. S., ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ sold more than 131,000 copies in its first week, debuting at #12 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart.Their #28 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 marked the highest debut from a British Group since the Spice Girls in 1998.’Up All Night’ also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart with over 176,000 copies sold in week 1 alone.This made chart history, as 1D became the first British group ever to debut at #1 in the US with their debut album release.The bands second album, ‘Take Me Home’ has also to date sold over 5 million copies worldwide and reached number 1 in 37 countries.