The One Direction band is popular worldwide now as a lot of young people today call it their favorite.

Having signed the contract with the record company, the One Direction band left for the X-Factor tour and in few weeks it returned being famous and well recognized. Their first album that came out in stores on 21th of November, 2011 was called “Up All Night” and it became the most sold album in Great Britain. The music videos posted on YouTube were hitting the records of views. The song called “What Makes You Beautiful” was their very first single that actually earned a lot of positive reviews by critics as well as the second one called “One Thing”.

Currently the band issued two original books: “Forever Young” and “Dare To Dream”. The first one contains a lot of personal photos, backstage shots and other interesting information. The other one is full of intriguing facts about the band development beyond the X-Factor project, unique pictures and revealed little secrets.

One Direction keeps obtaining more and more popularity. They have 1 album, 6 singles, 5 music videos, 2 books. Recording of the second album started on May 2012 and we now can say for sure that the guys are going forward. Another global tour of the band is planned to start in February 2013 and they are going to put on their shows in Great Britain, North America and Australia.

Each of the band participants is a unique and very interesting person. For example, Niall James Horan, the vocalist of One Direction who was born in Ireland on 13th of September, 1993 used to sing in the school choir and chose a guitar as a favorite musical instrument. He earlier wanted to become as famous “as Justin Bieber and Beyonce”. Now his wish seems to be fulfilled.

Harry Edward Styles was born on February 1st, 1994 and he is also a singer in the band. Before being involved in One Direction he abandoned school and started working.

Louis William Tomlinson is considered as the oldest member of One Direction: he was born on December 24th, 1991 in Great Britain. Louis has five sisters.

Zayn Javadd Malik is a Muslim band member from England born on January 12th, 1993.

Liam James Payne, the last performer of One Direction who was born on 29th of August 1993 in England. Since his birthday he’s got only one kidney and spends a lot of time in hospital. Liam first came to the X-Factor project in 2008 but was rejected due to being too young for a serious music battle.