ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Presents Musical Rivals: One Direction vs. The Wanted (VIDEO)

One Direction appears at the 2012 MTV VMAs.
The Wanted celebrates the release of their new album
When boy bands become rivals, everything from recording studios to the Twitterverse becomes a potential battle ground.

With British pop groups One Direction and The Wanted currently engaged in competition on the U.S. music charts, a number of skirmishes have broken out between the artists.  From Max George’s verbal blasts at 1D in the press, to a heated confrontation in a Burbank recording studio, these boy wonders are proving to be anything but soft.

Another music rivalry is about to heat up on ABC’s buzz-worthy new show Nashville, premiering Wednesday October 10th at 10/9 c.

Find out more about One Direction vs. The Wanted and a music battle played out in the city of Nashville

Check out our exclusive video about this boy band battle royale – then tune in to watch Nashville, premiering Wednesday October 10th at 10/9 c, only on ABC.

Nashville stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as Rayna James and Juliette Barnes, rival country singers trying to hit the top in one of the greatest music cities in the world. In their ruthless rivalry, they’ll do anything to claim the spotlight, because in Nashville, there’s only room for one at the top of charts.