One Direction Sets New Billboard Record, Announces North American Summer Tour

By: / March 21, 2012

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One Direction set a new Billboard record on Wednesday by becoming the first British group ever to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, with over 176,000 copies sold of their debut album, Up All Night.

If that wasn’t enough, the group also announced this morning on On Air With Ryan Seacrest that they will be embarking on a North American tour this summer. It looks like boy bands are officially back!

Today’s news should come as little surprise, considering the reaction One Direction received last week during their appearance on TODAY, which you can watch by clicking here.

Did you buy One Direction’s new CD? And will you see them on tour? Sound off in the comments!