One Direction to Release 'Midnight Memories' Album in November
British pop juggernaut One Direction announced on Friday they'll release "Midnight Memories," their third album in two years, on Nov. 25 via Syco/Columbia. The album will include the group's latest hit, "Best Song Ever," which bestowed the boy band with its best Billboard Hot 100 position to date by blasting to a No. 2 debut.
The new album will be available for pre-order on Monday, Sept. 9. The title was announced by the band with a short video on Instagram.
Since forming in 2010, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson have debuted two albums atop the Billboard 200: "Up All Night" (released in the UK in late-2011 and in the US in March 2012) and "Take Me Home," in November 2012.
The group nearly scored a No. 1 at the U.S. box office over Labor Day weekend, with the Morgan Spurlock-directed "One Direction: This Is Us" earning $18 million to "The Butler"'s $20 million.
In early 2014, 1D will launch a "Where We Are" stadium tour in South America before heading to the UK and Ireland.