One Direction
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2010-07
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One Direction

One Direction Biography (Wikipedia)

One Direction, often shortened to 1D, are an English-Irish pop boy band formed in London, England in 2010. The group is composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson; former member Zayn Malik departed from the group in 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to global success by social media, One Direction's five albums, Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013), Four (2014), and Made in the A.M. (2015), topped charts in most major markets, and generated hit singles including "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young", "Best Song Ever", "Story of My Life" and "Drag Me Down".

The group have won nearly 200 awards including seven Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, seven American Music Awards (including Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2015), and 28 Teen Choice Awards. They have embarked on four world tours, two of which were all-stadium. In 2013, they earned an estimated $75 million, becoming the second highest earning celebrity under 30 according to Forbes. The world’s best-selling artist of 2013, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) named them the Global Recording Artist of the Year. Forbes ranked them as the fourth highest-earning celebrities in the world in 2015, and second in 2016.

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Past BBC Events

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020
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UK 2020
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May
2020
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020

17:00
UK 2020
BBC Music Awards: 2015
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Genting Arena, Birmingham
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Dec
2015

BBC Music Awards: 2015

Genting Arena, Birmingham
BBC Music Awards: 2014
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Earl's Court, London
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11
Dec
2014
BBC Music Awards: 2014

BBC Music Awards: 2014

Earl's Court, London
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
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Glasgow
2014-05-24T12:36:05
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24
May
2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Glasgow
Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012
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The SSE Arena, Wembley
2012-10-07T12:36:05
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7
Oct
2012
Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012

Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012

The SSE Arena, Wembley

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