One Direction Schedule
With a little help from popular show "The X-Factor," One Direction has gone straight to
the top with their memorable ballads that have captured a worldwide audience in no time. Attend a One Direction concert and
sing along with enthusiastic fans to "What Makes You Beautiful," "One Thing" and "Live While We're Young," just to name a
few. You might be able to catch One Direction on their upcoming tour, which takes them to big-time venues all over the place
to stages like PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Raymond James Stadium in Tampa and many more, as
this is a group that has one of the most extensive and highly anticipated tours in the world right now.
definitely isn't only playing to major crowds in the U.S., however, as they also have major tour dates in the U.K. as well,
mainly because they have a steadily growing international reputation and a list of songs that has only grown more impressive
with each album. Put it all together and One Direction is one of those red-hot musical acts right now that only seems to be
picking up momentum, making them a staple of the pop music scene in the process.
One Direction Background
Direction made everyone stand up and take notice in 2010 on "The X-Factor," a popular show in England as well as other countries.
It was the seventh season of the series when the young men had each signed up as soloists. Though none of the individual acts
were able to progress in the solo category, guest judge Nicole Scherzinger thought of them becoming a group instead. Little
did they know that this would change their lives forever, as they were soon turning heads as a group and ended up signing
with Simon Cowell's Syco Records. Their debut song, "What Makes You Beautiful," was released in September of 2011 in the U.K.,
with their first album, "Up All Night," closely following and quickly turning heads both in the U.K. and around the world.
didn't take long for their influence to eclipse the U.S. music scene as well. "What Makes You Beautiful landed" at No. 28
on the Billboard Hot 100 when it first hit U.S. soil, and from there One Direction has been one of the most popular bands
in the world ever since. Some even billed it up as. Up All Night also scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 200 chart
the "second British Invasion," leading the band to be invited as a guest to appear on "Saturday Night Live" as well as the
"Kids' Choice Awards" in 2012. The band additionally made a cameo on the popular "iCarly" Nickelodeon TV show and didn't take
very long to become some of the most recognizable pop musical acts of the day.
One Direction Greatest Hits
UK has found a brilliant musical outfit in One Direction, and their early successes have certainly proven that the band will
stick around for the long haul. One Direction notched their first charting hit with "What Makes You Beautiful" and continued
on that path with the follow-up "Gotta Be You," introducing the world to the unique talents of this sensational pop group.
The band's debut album "Up All Night" was one of the Top 20 biggest-selling albums of the year when it was released, solidifying
One Direction's place in the spotlight.
So far the band has released three studio albums to go along with a bevy of
hit singles and popular music videos, leading to a meteoric rise to fame and popularity. Their sophomore studio album, "Take
Me Home," arrived in the fall 2012. Sales for the record topped out at 540,000 copies in its first week in the United States.
Their third studio album, "Midnight Memories," claimed commercial success, scoring No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and the U.K.
Albums Chart and leading to yet another very successful tour.
One Direction Trivia
Did you know that One
Direction is the first band of all-time to have their first three albums all peak on the Billboard 200?
If there was
ever any doubting their impact, all you have to do is look at how well One Direction's albums have been selling around the
world. All of their first three albums landed at the top of the U.S. charts, with "Up All Night" peaking at number two in
the U.K. before both "Take Me Home" and "Midnight Memories" landed at number one in the U.K. as well.
Though there are all kinds of different ways to keep up with One Direction's music these days, your
sound system simply can't duplicate the experience of actually being there when they take to the stage for a highly anticipated
concert. The atmosphere, with the crowd full of energy and the excitement level on the rise, will help to bring the whole
concert together and you'll end up with a completely different type of appreciation for this mega-talented band. When they
bust out your favorite track that helps to bring the house down, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere