The Boys

The One Direction Story

So far:
- 61 album and single no.1’s worldwide
- The last album, ‘Take Me Home’, was no.1 in 37 counties
- Their debut album, ‘Up All Night’ became no.1 in 17 countries
- The only UK band to have their first 2 albums debut at 1 in US
- The first British band since The Beatles to have 2 no.1 albums in the same year in the US
- Winners of 2 Brit Awards in 2012 for ‘Best British Single’ and 2013 for ‘Global Success Award’
- Awarded 3 MTV VMA’s and 3 MTV EMA’s
- Received NRJ award for ‘Best International Group’
- Won 3 Billboard Music Awards for ‘Top Duo/Group’, ‘Top New Artist’, ‘Top Pop Artist’.
- 2 x Sunday times bestselling books
- A sold out 2013 UK Arena tour
- Over 18.5 million Facebook fans and 71 million combined followers on Twitter

Meet Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - together they are One Direction. It’s hard to believe that just two years ago these five boys hadn’t even met each other. But with the help of the biggest television show in the UK, The X Factor, their millions of loyal fans and some killer songs, One Direction have just seen their debut album go to number one in 15 countries around the world. They have become a global phenomenon. And this is their incredible story…

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