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One Direction's Fourth Studio Album, 'Four,' Out Nov. 17, Band Drops New Single 'Fireproof'

September 8th, 2014 5:33pm EDT
One Direction
One Direction -- Harry, Zayn, Louis, Liam and Niall -- are back with a brand new single and the announcement for their fourth studio album, the aptly titled, "Four."

The band announced in a press release on Monday that they'll be dropping their fourth album on November 17 and that new single "Fireproof" can be downloaded now for free on their official website (for 24 hours only).

The new track was written by Tomlinson and Payne, along with John Ryan, Jamie Scott and Julian Bunetta.

The band released a short YouTube video to thank fans for their support (46 million records sold!) and to a...
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Liam Payne: 'Is It Wrong To Be Normal?'

August 4th, 2014 11:48am EDT
Liam Payne
The last thing Liam Payne expected when he uploaded a playful shot of himself shirtless was a wave of criticizers calling him overweight.

Last week the One Direction star took a photo on the back of a boat in swim trunks and censored it to make it appear he was nude. After the unedited picture was posted to his Instagram account, several people began calling him fat and out of shape.

Over the weekend Liam decided to take on the haters, stuffing his shirt and posing in a new picture. He wrote, "I mean OH MY GOD I'm just so fat these days I think I need help! quick someone take the cookie...
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Did One Direction's Liam Payne Post A Full-Frontal Naked Photo?

July 28th, 2014 11:13am EDT
Did One Direction's Liam Payne Post A Full-Frontal Naked Photo?
One Direction star Liam Payne shocked fans over the weekend when he posted a photo of himself completely naked (with pixellation conveniently covering up his manhood).

The singer is standing on the back of the boat in front of a couch and table. He captioned the Instagram image: "Damn that was my last pair!"

The picture got over 560,000 likes, and one fan commented: "Well done Liam you have made girls everywhere speechless."

However, a couple of hours later Payne posted an identical picture of himself wearing underwear. He wrote: "Oh I found them never mind aha."

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One Direction's Liam Payne Apologizes For Twitpic

January 15th, 2014 12:05pm EST
Liam Payne
One Direction's Liam Payne has apologized to his fans for posting a photo of himself standing on a balcony's edge.

Payne was snapped standing high in the air (The Independent says he was 34 floors up) last night with the lights of London in the background. After some of his fans voiced their concern, the singer figured someone might take the photo the wrong way and hastily deleted it.

Liam then wrote last night, "You may have seen a photo of me today taken on top of a building. I regret being there and having a photo taken.

"It was a stupid and irresponsible thing to do. I am sorry, and ...
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One Direction's Liam Payne: 'I Wanted To Whack Louis Tomlinson'

December 5th, 2013 1:30pm EST
One Direction
The secret to a successful band is a tight-knitted relationship between its members — that's why One Direction is one of the biggest boy bands of the 21st century. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik are the best of friends as they travel around the world and make music together almost every day.

However, this wasn't always the case.

When One Direction was first formed on 'The X Factor UK' in 2010, Liam had a bit of a problem with Louis. In a deleted scene from their biopic 'One Direction: This Is Us', Liam and Louis revealed that they did not get along a...
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Lady Gaga Appalled Over Boos For One Direction During VMAs

August 26th, 2013 10:35pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was angered during Sunday Night's MTV Video Music Awards when British boy band One Direction was booed by the crowd.

The group, consisting of members Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne, was booed following their win for Best Song Of The Summer for single "Best Song Ever", and Gaga, who kicked off the 2013 awards show with a performance of her new single "Applause", sought out the band backstage to show her support.

"If I did hear what I heard out there, I just want to tell you that you deserve every bit of success that you have. And don't you d...
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Thousands Of Screaming Fans Attend One Direction Movie Premiere In London

August 21st, 2013 11:30am EDT
One Direction
The center of London was a madhouse on Tuesday as 70,000 fans attended the premiere of "One Direction: This Is Us" in Leicester Square.

One Direction band members Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson walked the red carpet at the Empire cinema to promote their new film, which documents their meteoric rise to fame after they came together in 2010 on the U.K. "The X Factor."

Simon Cowell, who helms both the American and British version of the TV talent show, helped create the band and attended the premiere, telling reporters he "felt like a father" to the ban...
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One Direction Breaks VEVO Record With 'Best Song Ever'

July 24th, 2013 1:00pm EDT
One Direction
Over 10.9 million fans watched One Direction's newest video, "Best Song Ever," in one day, shattering records on website VEVO on Monday. 

The video easily became VEVO's biggest 24-hour hit ever, surpassing Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop," which was released back in June.
 
In "Best Song Ever," the bandmates play caricatures of people involved in the music industry. Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson play record label executives, Zayn Malik acts as a sexy assistant, Harry Styles plays a marketing man, and Liam Payne acts as a choreographer.
 
The video also includes clips from the upcoming film, ...
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Boy George Under Siege From One Direction Fans After Liam Payne Tweet

February 21st, 2013 6:34pm EST
Boy George
British pop icon Boy George has come under attack from fans of One Direction after he accused band member Liam Payne of snubbing a meeting with his niece at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday.

The Culture Club frontman took his young relative Molly Fitzpatrick to the London music prize-giving as a treat so she could spend the night in the company of her favorite stars, but, after snapping pictures with One Direction's Harry Styles and Niall Horan, she was left disappointed as Payne was rushed past the pair's table.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, George wrote, "Niall from One Di...
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One Direction Stars Kiss Girls Under The Mistletoe At Z100's Jingle Ball 2012 - See Photos From The Event

December 8th, 2012 9:00am EST
Harry Styles & Liam Payne
On Friday Harry Styles and Liam Payne of One Direction gave NBC reporter Joelle Garguilo a kiss in the press room for Z100's Jingle Ball 2012 presented by Aeropostale at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1D members had a grand old time puckering up with unsuspecting ladies while Styles girlfriend Taylor Swift was not far away. The songstress was one of the performers at the event. One Direction also played at the Jingle Ball, although music's newest couple arrived separately and didn't pose together on the red carpet.

Swift looked sweet (as usual) in a sleeveless black dress and pee...
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Christina Aguilera, Kim Kardashian & More Stars Dress Up In Sexy Halloween Costumes

October 29th, 2012 8:16am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Celebrities like embodying different personalities for the stage and screen, so it's no surprise that they also love dressing up for Halloween.

Over the weekend we spotted Christina Aguilera in a revealing outfit kissing her boyfriend and knight in shining armor Matthew Rutler while posing for Halloween photos outside their home in Beverley Hills.

The pop star donned a curly pink wig, low-cut bodysuit, fishnet stockings, knee-high boots and a crown.

Rapper Diddy channeled pop star Prince in a purple velvet cloak and fancy white blouse. He carried a guitar to complete the look.

Kim Karda...
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One Direction's Liam Payne Opens Up About Meeting Victoria Beckham

October 2nd, 2012 8:28am EDT
Liam Payne
One Direction star Liam Payne was left red-faced after meeting Victoria Beckham when she "recoiled" as he tried to kiss the Spice Girls star.

The heart-throb admits he made a fool of himself when he was introduced to Beckham in August at the closing ceremony of the London Olympic Games, where both the Spice Girls and One Direction performed.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "It suddenly dawned on me as we were waiting to perform that I was sat in a math class at school when it was announced that London was hosting the Games. Then suddenly we are up there singing to the stadium. I couldn't be...
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