1. Britney Spears, PARTYNEXTDOOR & Naughty Boy: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Video Show Ep. 7

    July 18, 2014 11:55 AM EDT Welcome to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the ...

  2. Justin Bieber & One Direction's Zayn Malik Boost Their Friends on Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    July 17, 2014 5:49 PM EDT Naughty Boy's "Home," featuring Sam Romans, debuts at No. 1 on the Twitter Top Tracks chart following a plug from One Direction's Zayn Malik, who tweeted a link to the track's music video on July 7. The tweet, which has re ...

  3. One Direction Pot-Smoking Video 'In the Hands of Our Lawyers'

    May 28, 2014 3:26 PM EDT 1.092 k 169 1 A representative for One Direction says the band's lawyers are dealing with a video showing two band members smoking what the singers referred to as an "illegal substance." British tabloid The Daily Mail posted the clip Tuesda ...

  4. One Direction's Pot-Smoking Video 'In the Hands of Our Lawyers'

    May 28, 2014 3:07 PM EDT A representative for One Direction says the band's lawyers are dealing with a video showing two band members smoking what the singers referred to as an "illegal substance." British tabloid The Daily Mail posted the clip Tuesday of Z ...

  5. One Direction Smoking Joint Before Show in Leaked Video: Watch

    May 27, 2014 8:29 PM EDT 4.997 k 518 15 Video emerged Tuesday showing One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking a rolled up “joint”, as they joke about drug use.  In the video, obtained by the UK’s Daily Mail , Tomlinson shoots the video and narrates along in t ...

  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. 'The Butler' Beats One Direction’s ‘This is Us’ At Labor Day Box Office

    September 03, 2013 12:44 AM EDT Lee Daniels' "The Butler" engineered a surprise victory over Morgan Spurlock's 3D concert documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" at the Labor Day box office, becoming the first movie of 2013 to top the North American ...

  12. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  16. One Direction Q&A: Zayn Malik

    December 14, 2012 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 For Zayn Malik, joining a pop group like One Direction was a blessing in more ways than one. The token "shy one," Malik was a big R&B and hip-hop specialist before joining the group. "I had kind of pigeonholed myself a little bit, ...

  17. Morning Fix: Universal Music Predicts $158 Million Annual Boost From EMI; Ticketmaster & Walmart Expand Deal; Depeche Mode Signs With WME

    November 14, 2012 7:08 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and other free music-business newsletters UNIVERSAL MUSIC EARNINGS DIP, REVENUES RISE IN FIRST NINE MONTHS: Universal Music Group posted a 2.5% decline in earnings before interest taxes ...

  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 (U.S.) Changes Name to Uncharted Shores

    September 04, 2012 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The battle for One Direction is over. A California rock group with the same name as the U.K. version will now be known as Uncharted Shores , putting an end to a legal kerfuffle that sought damages from the "What Makes You Beautiful" quinte ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Yes, There Are 2 One Directions on This Week's Charts

    April 24, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Your eyes aren't deceiving you. There are two different groups named One Direction on the Billboard charts this week. While the U.K. pop quintet is at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 with Up All Night (66,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan; d ...

  29. Yes, There Are 2 One Directions on Charts

    April 24, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Your eyes aren't deceiving you. There are two different groups named One Direction on the Billboard charts this week. While the U.K. pop quintet is at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 with "Up All Night" (66,000 sold according to Nielsen So ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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, ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. One Direction Tour! Headlining Trip Through America Begins May 24

    March 21, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 One Direction mania will keep its grip on America's teens and tweens well into the summer. The U.K. pop vocal sensations announced on Wednesday they'll headline their first-ever North American Tour, starting May 24 in Fairfax, Va. and swee ...

  35. One Direction Makes History With No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200

    March 20, 2012 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to bow at No. 1 with a debut album. "Up All Night" enters atop the list with 176,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. A ...

  36. One Direction Makes History With No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 20, 2012 8:00 PM EDT U.K. pop vocal group One Direction makes history on the Billboard 200 albums chart as the first U.K. group to bow at No. 1 with a debut album. Up All Night enters atop the list with 176,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan. One Direction ...

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

    March 14, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 o ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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&# ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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: ...

  43. 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 ...