1. One Direction To Play Stadiums On 2015 Australia Tour

    May 21, 2014 6:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction will tour Australia in 2015. And this time they’ll be playing stadiums. The boyband will play open-air venues in each of the five big cities, starting with a show Feb. 7 at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium. The “On The Road Again” 2015 Tour wi ...

  2. One Direction Singer Under Fire for 'Duck Dynasty' Praise

    January 20, 2014 4:10 PM EST Liam Payne tweeted to Willie Robertson that he appreciated his "family values," then took to twitter many more times to criticize journalists he said were twisting his words in order to cause a controversy. One Direction band member Liam ...

  3. One Direction's Liam Payne Says Sorry for 'Stupid, Irresponsible' High-Rise Stunt

    January 16, 2014 2:37 AM EST 0 0 0 One Direction fans were worried about the fate of Liam Payne after a photo circulated of the boy-band member standing on the ledge of a London building. The 20-year-old singer was photographed after climbing out of his London high-rise apartment, lo ...

  4. Taylor Swift, One Direction Top List of Most Charitable Stars

    December 26, 2013 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also hit top five Taylor Swift and One Direction are 2013’s most charitable celebrities, according to social change organization DoSomething.org. The country-pop singer tops the sixth annual Top 20 Celebs Gone Go ...

  5. Justin Bieber Teams Up With Prizeo for Typhoon Haiyan Charity Campaign

    December 04, 2013 7:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber is doing his part to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8. The pop star has launched a global campaign on Prizeo.com to solicit donations from his massive fan base. In return, Bieber is offering on ...

  6. One Direction's Liam Payne Floors Olympic Pro-Wrestler: Watch

    November 28, 2013 7:27 AM EST 0 0 0 Onstage, he's known as Liam Payne, but in the wrestling ring, the One Direction member dons a turquoise and gold bodysuit and mask to become "The Payne Train." Payne opted for a wrestling "lesson" from Olympic gold medalist ...

  7. One Direction Celebrates Upcoming 'Midnight Memories' Release in L.A. With Performance, Q&A

    November 22, 2013 9:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Friday afternoon (Nov. 22), One Direction celebrated the release of "Midnight Memories" with a show at L.A.’s new iHeartRadio venue. Shortly after 2 p.m., the British-Irish pop stars appeared in front of a sea of screaming female fans and ...

  8. One Direction Top Richest UK Celebrities Under 30 List

    October 22, 2013 10:40 AM EDT One Direction tops the latest annual heat magazine list of the richest British celebrities under the age of 30, with combined estimated earnings of $95.70 million (£59.33 million) for the past year. Ranking just behind the boy band is Daniel Rad ...

  9. 'One Direction: This Is Us' Extended Cut Coming Soon

    September 10, 2013 3:28 AM EDT Can't get enough of One Direction? You're in luck. Banking on young fans' insatiable appetite for anything related to the British pop band, Sony is releasing an extended version of the concert doc "One Direction: This Is Us.&qu ...

  10. One Direction to Release 'Midnight Memories' Album in November

    September 06, 2013 12:01 PM EDT 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,&qu ...

  11. One Direction Tap 3D, Social Media to Get Close to Fans: At 'This Is Us' N.Y. Premiere

    August 28, 2013 2:58 AM EDT Despite waiting for hours to meet One Direction, the dedicated fans gathered alongside the black carpet at Monday night's New York premiere of the documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" didn't lose their enthusiasm. As they tr ...

  12. One Direction's 'This Is Us' Film Premiere Causes Hysteria In London

    August 20, 2013 5:31 PM EDT The British capital rang out to teenage screams the likes of which has not been seen in decades as pop sensations One Direction hit the red carpet for the world premiere of "1D: This Is Us." Band members Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn ...

  13. One Direction Tease ‘Best Song Ever,’ Release New Movie Trailer

    June 26, 2013 5:18 AM EDT One Direction are teasing their fans with a taste of new music. A snippet of the tune “Best Song Ever” appears in the newly-release trailer for their forthcoming first movie, the 3D concert film “This Is Us.” The three-minute-long clip should g ...

  14. One Direction's '1D3D' Teaser Trailer Arrives Online

    February 12, 2013 5:51 AM EST Grab your earplugs, because the One Direction “1D3D” trailer has hit the Web. The teaser trailer for the British boyband’s debut 3D feature film is just 1 minutes and 52 seconds in length. But it should prove more than enough to set young pulses ...

  15. Best Songs of 2012: Watch Katy Perry, One Direction & More Pick Favorites

    December 18, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 The end of 2012 is fast approaching, and stars from different genres -- pop, hip-hop, country and more -- spoke to Billboard, revealing their favorite songs of the year. Fun.'s "Some Nights" was the clear frontrunner, with Andy Gramme ...

  16. One Direction's Songwriting Secrets: Their Plan for YouTube Dominance

    December 17, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "We wanted to do something where we didn't copy anything right off," says 1D tunesmith Carl Falk. If One Direction 's songs sound a bit familiar, it's no coincidence. THE YEAR IN MUSIC 2012 BUY THIS SPECIAL ISSUE | SUBSCRIBE ...

  17. One Direction Q&A: Liam Payne

    December 14, 2012 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Liam Payne, 19, stands out in One Direction -- for starters he has the shortest hair of the bunch, but behind the scenes he's stepped forward as one of the band's strongest musical assets. "He's growing to become a great songwrit ...

  18. One Direction 3D Film Gets 'Super' Director

    November 13, 2012 10:50 AM EST 0 0 0 'Super Size Me' Star Morgan Spurlock to Helm Sony Project, Set for Labor Day Weekend 2013 Prepare to have Harry Styles lurch at you at your local cineplex. Sony Pictures announced on Tuesday it's making a 3D film, directed by "Su ...

  19. One Direction Drops 'Little Things' Single: Listen

    October 29, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction ventures into ballad territory with its new single, "Little Things," released Monday from the group's upcoming "Take Me Home" album, due Nov. 13. Listen below. Although the song's official lyric video was ...

  20. One Direction & Drew Brees Form Fake Supergroup: Video

    October 24, 2012 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction and New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees teamed up to promote Pepsi in an ad campaign released earlier this month , and Brees has now joined the U.K. boy band, forming supergroup 1DB. In a new behind-the-scenes video, we see the rise and ...

  21. One Direction Has Highest-Ever Hot 100 Debut by U.K. Group

    October 10, 2012 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction's "Live While We're Young" debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart , marking the highest bow by a U.K. group in the 54-year history of the chart. It's the second-highest debut among all U.K. acts, ...

  22. One Direction Has Highest-Ever Hot 100 Chart Debut by U.K. Group

    October 10, 2012 3:33 PM EDT One Direction's "Live While We're Young" debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, marking the highest bow by a U.K. group in the 54-year history of the chart. It's the second-highest debut among all U.K. acts, ...

  23. One Direction: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 No. 2: One Direction Last Year's Rank: 19 Birthdates: Zayn Malik - Jan. 12th, 1993 (age 19); Harry Styles - Feb. 1, 1994 (age 18); Louis Tomlinson - Dec. 24, 1991 (age 20); Niall Horan - Sept. 13, 1993 (age 19); Liam Payne - Aug. 29, 1993 (age ...

  24. One Direction Solves Legal Issue Over Band Name

    September 06, 2012 8:24 AM EDT One Direction, the mega-selling UK act that was put together by Simon Cowell on The X Factor, has settled a legal war over its band name. Cowell's record label, Syco Entertainment as well as Sony Music and members of the band were sued in Apr ...

  25. One Direction Reveals 'Take Me Home' Album Cover

    August 30, 2012 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night" was released less than six months ago, but the U.K. vocal group is already moving on to its second full-length. The album artwork for the group's "Take Me Home" was released T ...

  26. One Direction Returning with New Album in November

    August 23, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 First single, 'Live While We're Young,' hits iTunes on October 1. One Direction 's debut album "Up All Night," which spawned the hits "What Makes You Beautiful" and "One Thing," was released less tha ...

  27. One Direction Jump Up Social 50, But Justin Bieber Still Social Media King

    April 20, 2012 3:43 PM EDT The five piece juggernaut that is Britain's One Direction is unwavering in its march up the Billboard Social 50 chart. Striding to two spots to No. 2 this week, the group is now nipping at the heels of the social king himself, Justin Bieber ( ...

  28. One Direction Nips at Justin Bieber's Heels on Social 50

    April 20, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The five piece juggernaut that is Britain's One Direction is unwavering in its march up the Billboard Social 50 chart. Striding to two spots to No. 2 this week, the group is now nipping at the heels of the social king himself, Justin Bieber (No ...

  29. One Direction Live: Shriek Show in Australia

    April 19, 2012 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction mania spilled into central Brisbane on Wednesday, as the boy-band from Britain closed their mini-tour of Australia with a show that sent its female audience into a teary, screaming frenzy. To say 1D is the hottest boy-band on the scene ...

  30. Simon Cowell's Label Sued Over One Direction's Name

    April 11, 2012 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction is one of the hottest boy bands in years, formed by Simon Cowell after the bands' members finished strongly on the seventh season of "The X Factor" in the U.K. The group's debut album recently topped the U.S. chart, ...

  31. Simon Cowell's Record Label Sued Over Hot Boy Band One Direction

    April 10, 2012 7:04 PM EDT One Direction is one of the hottest boy bands in years, formed by Simon Cowell after the bands' members finished strongly on the seventh season of UK's "X-Factor." On Saturday, the group had a successful performance on "Sa ...

  32. Justin Bieber Studio Update: One Direction, Usher, Will.i.am Stop By

    April 05, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What happens when two teenage pop music phenomenons collide? Scientists have pondered this question for decades, but they're finally about to find out, as U.K. boy band One Direction and the one and only Justin Bieber shared studio time earlier ...

  33. One Direction & The Wanted: The Billboard Cover Story

    March 27, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Melissa Lonner, senior entertainment producer for NBC's "Today," booked Brit pop quintet One Direction in January, she scheduled the group for a routine in-studio performance. But once news broke that the boyish fivesome would be ...

  34. Backbeat: One Direction's Harry Styles Gets a Faceful of Ice-Cream Cake at Z-100

    March 26, 2012 5:32 PM EDT Sweet Smile: (from left:) Z-100's Skeery Jones, Billboard's Maggie Doherty, Z-100's Danielle Monaro, One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne of One Direction, Z-100's Elvis Duran, One Direction's Harry Styles a ...

  35. One Direction Aiming for Historic No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 14, 2012 5:55 PM EDT One Direction could be on the way to making history on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Industry sources suggest the vocal quintet's "Up All Night" may sell between 160,000 and 180,000 copies by the end of the tracking week ...

  36. One Direction, 'Up All Night': Track-By-Track Review

    March 07, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Along with their boy band counterparts/friends/pseudo-rivals The Wanted , U.K. group One Direction has helped revive a left-for-dead genre of pop music by capturing the fancy of their native country in an incredibly short time. After finishing third ...

  37. One Direction Has Highest Hot 100 Debut For New U.K. Act Since The Verve In 1998

    February 23, 2012 7:15 AM EST Vocal group One Direction makes waves on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart this week as its "What Makes You Beautiful" debuts at No. 28. It's the highest bow for a U.K. act's debut U.S. single in nearly 14 years. Katy Perry&# ...

  38. One Direction Has Highest Hot 100 Debut For New U.K. Act Since 1998

    February 22, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Vocal group One Direction makes waves on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart this week as its "What Makes You Beautiful" debuts at No. 28. It's the highest bow for a U.K. act's debut U.S. single in nearly 14 years. "Beautifu ...

  39. 21 Under 21: One Direction (2011)

    September 27, 2011 10:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 No. 19. One Direction Birthdates: Zayn Malik - Jan. 12th, 1993 (age 18); Harry Styles - Feb. 1, 1994 (age 17); Louis Tomlinson - Dec. 24, 1991 (age 19); Niall Horan - Sept. 13, 1993 (age 18); Liam Payne - Aug. 29, 1993 (age 18) Why They're Hot: ...

  40. Ed Sheeran Tops U.K. Chart; Tony Bennett in First Top 40 Hit in 46 Years

    September 19, 2011 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran followed his two recent top ten U.K. singles with an instant No. 1 album as the Official Charts Company's new data was published Sunday (18). Sheeran's "+" opened at the top, while new boy ban ...