1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. One Direction Headlines Sold-Out Show at Madison Square Garden

    December 04, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 One Direction's headlining gig Monday night at Madison Square Garden, the British boy band's first, was less of a proper concert and more of a victory lap from a banner year. A 90-minute plus set of the boys singing their hits as well as f ...

  4. Cher Lloyd Ready to Swing 'Sticks' at U.S.

    September 21, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. 'X Factor' Star's 'Sticks + Stones' Arrives Oct. 2 ... 'She's the New Britney Spears,' Boasts Label Prior to her 2010 audition for U.K. series "The X Factor," Cher Lloyd seemed like an average, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Candid Covers: Cher Lloyd Sings Usher's 'OMG'

    May 29, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. songstress Cher Lloyd got her start on the seventh season of "The X Factor," where vocal coach Savan Kotecha inspired her to cover Usher's "OMG." Below, watch the 18-year-old star perform the cover and talk about this s ...