One Direction

Formed Date
July 23, 2010
Origin
London, England
Genre
Pop
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Harry Styles
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Zayn Malik
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Louis Tomlinson
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Niall Horan
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Liam Payne
About One Direction

About

Group formed by Simon Cowell's Syco Records after he discovered each member on The X Factor (UK). Zayn Malik left the band in 2015, which led to a hiatus.

Trivia

Their Where We Are Tour became the highest grossing concert tour in 2014. In 2013, the group won the Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist and went on to win nearly 200 awards. The band was also often called 1d.