Meet One Direction! Get to Know the UK Music Sensations (PHOTOS)
Celebuzz is proud to introduce you to Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlison; aka One Direction!
Here's the 411 on the band:
- The British-Irish boy band came in third runner up on the X Factor's seventh season in the UK.
- Shorty after the show ended, they signed with Sony Music subsidiarity Syco Music.
- The boy band rocked the UK Singles Charts last September landing their debut singe "What Makes You Beautiful" at number one -- selling 153,965 copies in just one week.
- Their album Up All Night was released two moths later, peaking number two on the UK Albums Chart.
- The album sold 138,631 copies, making it the fastest-selling debut album in 2011.
- They are currently gearing up to tour with another boyband, Big Time Rush! -- and Celebuzz got the exclusive backstage pic of the two groups meeting up.