Hey guys, in this post I want to share some information about the latest teen craze after so called "BIEBER CRAZE." From my opinion this band was way better than bieber's.
Here are some info about the band..
Direction are a British-Irish boy band, consisting of members Niall
Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They
finished third on the seventh series of The X Factor. Following The X Factor, the group signed a record contract with Sony Music subsidiary Syco Music.
Direction's debut single "What Makes You Beautiful" was released on 11
September 2011. The single debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number one
on 18 September 2011, shifting 153,965 copies, becoming the third
fastest selling single of 2011. Their second single, "Gotta Be You", was
released on 13 November 2011, which peaked at number three.Their debut
album Up All Night was released on 21 November 2011. The album
peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart, selling 138,631 copies and
was the fastest-selling debut album on the UK Albums Chart of 2011. Up All Night was the sixteenth biggest selling album on the UK Albums Chart of 2011, with 468,000 copies sold.
Thought u might be interested with their members..
Main article: Niall Horan
Niall Horan, born on 13 September 1993 (age 18),
is from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. He was a pupil at
Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, a boys' CBS secondary school. Horan
auditioned with "So Sick" and received mixed comments from judges
present at his audition, with Louis Walsh
in his favour. While two other judges having doubts on whether he was
ready to progress in the competition. With three votes out of four he
was sent to bootcamp. At bootcamp, he sang "Champagne Supernova" before
being rejected and put into One Direction. Horan also plays the guitar.
Zayn Malik, born on 12 January 1993 (age 19), is from West Lane Baildon, Bradford, UK. He is British Pakistani. He is a pupil at Tong High School,
a state comprehensive school. His audition was initially not broadcast,
but was shown after the series ended on companion show The Xtra Factor.
Malik was noted for becoming nervous in bootcamp, and when he was told
he had to dance, he decided to remain backstage, effectively running the
risk of elimination. Cowell noticed Malik missing from the dance
routine and went backstage and convinced him to return. Malik dated fellow X Factor contestant, Rebecca Ferguson,
which caused controversy because of the six year age difference. The
relationship ended after 4 months together. In November 2011, Ferguson
stated the following in an interview: "Me and Zayn just grew apart. I
wish him all the best."
Liam Payne, born on 29 August 1993 (age 18),
is from Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK. He is a music technology
student at City of Wolverhampton College, a Further Education College.
Payne had auditioned in 2008 to The X Factor's fifth series
when he was 14 and reached judges' houses, but Cowell thought he was
not ready for the competition and asked him to come back in two years.
This time, Payne auditioned singing "Cry Me a River", and received a
standing ovation from the audience and Simon Cowell.
Harry Styles, born on 1 February 1994 (age 18), is from Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, UK and is a pupil at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School, a state comprehensive school.
Styles was the lead singer for the band White Eskimo with band members
lead guitarist Haydn Morris, bass guitarist Nick Clough and drummer Will
Styles auditioned with "Isn't She Lovely" and received positive
comments from two of the three judges present at his audition, with
Louis Walsh having doubts on whether he was ready to progress in the
competition. At bootcamp, he sang "Stop Crying Your Heart Out" before
being rejected and put into One Direction. Styles briefly dated eighth series The Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack, which caused wide spread media controversy over the age gap.