1. Ed Sheeran Is No Longer Writing for One Direction...Because They've Gotten Too Good

    October 01, 2015 8:02 AM EDT Ed Sheeran won't be contributing to One Direction 's upcoming album Made In The A.M. -- but it's nothing personal. One Direction, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran Help British Artists Grow Share of U.S. Market “They’ve gotten to a point where they know how to write songs,” Sheeran told…

  2. Zayn's New Music Is 'Really Good' According to Zane Lowe

    September 30, 2015 8:53 AM EDT The now Direction-less Zayn Malik has been the subject of much music-related speculation since his departure from the boy band that launched his career, One Direction . Rita Ora Fields Zayn Malik Dating Question During Radio Interview According to tastemaking DJ Zane Lowe (formerly of BBC and…

  3. One Direction Headed for Hot 100's Highest Debut of 2015 With 'Drag Me Down'

    August 05, 2015 2:56 PM EDT Belying its title, the boy band's new single is set to surge onto the Hot 100, likely in the top five. One Direction is set to blast onto the Billboard Hot 100 with the chart's highest debut of 2015, as its new single, "Drag Me Down," appears headed for a…

  4. One Direction Play 'GMA': An On-the-Scene Rundown of the Madness

    August 04, 2015 3:30 PM EDT What started out as a morning of threatening storms Tuesday (Aug. 4) turned into a beautiful day for the lads of One Direction when they performed on Good Morning America . Held in New York’s Central Park, the venue was spacious enough to fit the expected thousands of fans -- but that didn’t…

  5. One Direction Celebrates Five Years as a Band

    July 22, 2015 8:11 PM EDT Happy fifth anniversary, One Direction ! It's been an eventful year for the now-foursome, who are currently working on their fifth album and have embarked on their fourth North American tour. Despite making headlines after band member  Zayn Malik left the group to spend…

  6. Watch 5 Seconds of Summer Diplomatically Address Louis Tomlinson's Fatherhood

    July 22, 2015 9:28 AM EDT Louis Tomlinson is going to be a dad -- and everyone (except Louis) has something to say on the subject. Previous 1D tour openers 5 Seconds of Summer spoke with MTV about all the recent happenings with One Direction , including Louis' big news and the recent departure of Zayn Malik.  5…

  7. 5 Craziest Fan Army Videos: From 'Leave Britney Alone!' to One Direction Fans Crying Over Zayn

    July 17, 2015 8:31 PM EDT Here at Billboard , we're in the thick of round two of our annual Fan Army Face-Off . After you take a moment to weigh in on #KatyCats vs. #LittleMonsters or Drake's #OVO vs. #RihannaNavy, we've got even more fan army madness for you.  Billboard's Fan Army…

  8. Icona Pop Drops Upbeat New Track 'First Time': Listen

    July 16, 2015 8:15 PM EDT Swedish pop duo Icona Pop  have released a new track from their new  Emergency  EP one day early. "First Time" is one of three tracks from the new EP, which is set to come out on Friday. Icona Pop on One Direction Tour: 'It's Such a Big Circus, But You Become Pretty Close…

  9. Icona Pop on One Direction Tour: 'It's Such a Big Circus, But You Become Pretty Close With Everyone'

    July 15, 2015 4:34 PM EDT The duo are also looking forward to their new EP, arriving this month. Swedish duo Icona Pop have been locked away in the studio for four months but have finally emerged and are hitting the road on a major tour with the four lads of One Direction . “When you go on tour, it’s such a big circus…

  10. One Direction Openers Icona Pop on Louis Tomlinson's Baby: 'We Will Be the Nannies on Tour'

    July 14, 2015 11:18 PM EDT When Icona Pop heard Tuesday (July 14) that One Direction 's Louis Tomlinson is going to be a dad , they couldn't be more shocked -- or excited -- for him. "Oh my God, congrats to him," Caroline Hjelt told  Billboard . "We are happy for him if he's…

  11. Listen to Zayn Malik's Cover of Rae Sremmurd's 'No Type'

    June 15, 2015 4:17 PM EDT Another peek at ex- One Direction er  Zayn Malik 's solo endeavors comes courtesy of a cover of Rae Sremmurd 's "No Type," uploaded to SoundCloud on Monday afternoon (June 15) by British rapper Mic Righteous. Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards Didn't Just Marry Listen to…

  12. One Direction Takes 'Control' at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    May 21, 2015 5:41 PM EDT A fan-driven push launches the British boy band to No. 1. Plus, Hilary Duff and Leona Lewis mark returns to pop music, and Paris Hilton enters with her latest single. Fresh off a pair of wins at the Billboard Music Awards on May 17, One Direction sends “No Control” to a re-entry at No. 1 on…

  13. One Direction Slays the Billboard Music Awards 2015 Red Carpet

    May 17, 2015 7:58 PM EDT One Direction walked the red carpet at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17. Billboard Music Awards 2015: See All the Coverage 1D are up for four BBMAs. The band has confirmed they are working on their fifth studio album, the follow-up to 2014's…

  14. One Direction Headed to 2015 Billboard Music Awards

    May 08, 2015 8:25 AM EDT One Direction will be on hand at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, set to take place Sunday, May 17. The group has been confirmed to present at the BBMAs. Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: Billboard Music Awards Co-Hosts Chrissy Teigen & Ludacris' 5 Awards-Show Revelations The appearance…

  15. Zayn Malik & Louis Tomlinson Head Back to Social Media Following Twitter Exchange

    May 07, 2015 6:53 AM EDT Zayn Malik and and his former  One Direction  bandmate Louis Tomlinson have returned to social media, following their very  public twitter spat  on Wednesday (May 6). Tomlinson posted a thank you to fans on May 7, one day after he exchanged a series of heated tweets with his former 1D…

  16. Zayn Malik Changes Twitter Handle and Removes '1D'

    May 01, 2015 7:02 AM EDT Break out the tissues. Zayn Malik is once again making headlines. This time the former One Direction singer has sparked the Twitter trend "#YouWillAlwaysBeZaynMalik1D" after fans noticed that he removed that 1D from his Twitter handle. He is now just known "@ZaynMalik"…

  17. Is One Direction Channeling Oasis? Liam Payne Teases Next Album

    April 28, 2015 7:19 AM EDT It's no secret that One Direction 's music has been embracing rock influences more and more with each album release. And now the guys are diving even deeper into that world on their fifth album, which they are currently working on. When Liam Payne called into Capital FM in the U.K.…

  18. Debbie Gibson Talks New Music, Healthy Living & the Secret to Taylor Swift Staying 'Graceful'

    April 24, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 'I'm finding what my life should be, for me to be happy,' the pop music vet and actress says. 'I don't want to always feel like there's a grizzly bear nipping at my heels and I have to keep up.' "Can I indulge you for, like, four minutes?" On an…

  19. 'This Is Us' Director Thinks Harry Styles Will Be the Next to Leave One Direction

    April 20, 2015 8:00 AM EDT Morgan Spurlock has some thoughts about what's next for One Direction following Zayn Malik's exit from the group last month. While mentor Simon Cowell is looking forward to the group's next album , This Is Us director has another idea of what's next for the foursome. He…

  20. Did Zayn Malik Get a Nose Piercing?

    April 17, 2015 11:32 AM EDT In the weeks following his exit from One Direction , Zayn Malik has kept a relatively low profile. And it looks like Malik has been using his free time to change up his look. It appears that the 22-year-old singer has gotten a nose piercing, and now fans are getting their first look at it.…

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