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One Direction Turns 5!

7/24/2015 10:55am EDT
One Direction Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday, Tweets Thanks To Fa
Happy fifth birthday One Direction!

Five years ago on July 23, 2010, five young boys individually graced the stage of Britain's "X Factor" and were told by Simon Cowell, 'You should be a group."

Since then, the band has amassed four top-selling albums: "Up All Night," "Take Me Home," "Midnight Memories" and "Four." They have also won five Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, eleven MTV Europe Music Awards, and nineteen Teen Choice Awards.

They were also proclaimed 2012's "Top New Artist" by Billboard.

The band took to Twitter to celebrate their anniversary, thanking fans and even t...
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One Direction Star To Be A Dad

7/15/2015 10:31am EDT
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Is Going To Be A Dad!
One Direction superstar Louis Tomlinson is going to be a father.

The singer is expecting his first child with Los Angeles-based stylist Briana Jungwirth, according to People Magazine.

“Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother. It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer,” a mutual friend of the couple revealed to People Magazine.

Tomlinson was involved in a long-term relationship with Eleanor Calder for several years, but the couple split in March of 2015.

He m...
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One Direction Twitter Feud Over

5/15/2015 9:25am EDT
One Direction Reveals All Is Well Between The Band And Zayn Mali
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson revealed on the "Late Late Show With James Corden" that there are no hard feelings between the band and Zayn Malik after a recent Twitter row.

Making their first TV appearance since Malik quit One Direction, the foursome went on the late-night talk show to discuss the issue, according to a report by the BBC.

Corden asked Tomlinson about the row, and the One Direction singer said the two had finally cleared the air between them. "There was a bit of back and forth, we're on good terms now," Tomlinson said of his relationship with Malik. Watch the complete vid...
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Uh-Oh: 1D Star Snapped Rolling A Joint

4/24/2015 1:15pm EDT
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Troubles for One Direction keep mounting. Just weeks after Zayn Malik quit the English boy band, Louis Tomlinson has been spotted in a Snapchat image rolling what appears to be a joint.

An enterprising Snapchat user made a screen shot of the photo, which shows the singer sitting on a couch with a suspicious-looking cigarette (see the shot here).

Tomlinson, 23, partied in London on Wednesday night until around 4 a.m., where he was hanging out at a club with several women. One of his companions took the photo of the singer and shared it on Snapchat, and another user captured it as a screen ...
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Zayn Malik Is Leaving One Direction

3/25/2015 5:11pm EDT
Zayn Malik Quits One Direction; Band To Record New Album Without
Zayn Malik has quit One Direction less than a week after dropping out of the band's tour over rumors that he was cheating on his fiancee, Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards.

Malik, 22, recently made headlines after he was photographed holding a mystery blonde's hand in, Phuket, Thailand. The pressure and criticism prompted his tour exit. A spokesman for the band told Britain's The Sun newspaper that Malik "signed off with stress" to recuperate in the U.K.

Malik has since decided to leave the band for good. He wrote on 1D's official Facebook page: "My life with One Direction has been more th...
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One Direction's Fourth Studio Album, 'Four,' Out Nov. 17, Band Drops New Single 'Fireproof'

9/8/2014 5:33pm EDT
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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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Leaked Video Shows One Direction Stars Smoking A Joint

5/28/2014 12:00pm EDT
Leaked Video Shows One Direction Stars Smoking A Joint
While on tour in Peru, One Direction stars Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoked a marijuana joint on the way to a gig and video taped their antics.

The Dailymail.co.uk obtained the 5-minute video of the stars being taken to Peru's Estadio Nacional in Lima on April 27. It shows Tomlinson, 22, holding the camera. He says: "So here we are, leaving Peru. Joint lit. Happy days. What do you think, Zayn, about that kind of content?" Malik, 21, responds, "Very controversial."

In the video, Tomlinson references an "illegal substance" and "Mary Jane," another name for marijuana, while also saying ...
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One Direction's Liam Payne: 'I Wanted To Whack Louis Tomlinson'

12/5/2013 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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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Tackled Hard During Charity Soccer Match, Vomits On Sideline

9/9/2013 12:23pm EDT
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Louis Tomlinson did not expect to be clutching his knee in pain when he signed up to be a part of a charity soccer match in London.

The One Direction singer was gingerly moving the ball during the game when he was slammed into by professional player Gabriel Agbonlahor. Tomlinson hit the ground hard and immediately reached for his knee. After rolling on the ground for a few moments, he managed to limp off the pitch.

However, that was not the end to Tomlinson's troubles. The pop star kept wiping at his forehead and looking troubled as he moved to the sideline to be subbed out, and finally...
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Lady Gaga Appalled Over Boos For One Direction During VMAs

8/26/2013 10:35pm EDT
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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

8/21/2013 11:30am EDT
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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'

7/24/2013 1:00pm EDT
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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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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Reprimanded By NYC Cops Over Sunroof Stunt

12/7/2012 11:19am EST
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One Direction star Louis Tomlinson landed in trouble with the New York City police this week for leaning out of the sunroof of a moving car, according to a U.K. report.

The What Makes You Beautiful hit-makers performed at the city's Madison Square Garden on Monday and the British-Irish five-piece has been exploring the Big Apple during the trip.

Tomlinson reportedly stood up and leaned out of a car's sunroof to film himself singing while traveling around Manhattan, but found himself in trouble with the police.

Cops spotted the star and pulled the vehicle over, causing a build-up of tr...
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Louis Tomlinson: 'It's Important For Me To Treat A Girlfriend With Respect'

10/5/2012 6:29am EDT
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One Direction star Louis Tomlinson texted his girlfriend's mother promising to stay faithful to her daughter.

The British singer has been dating Eleanor Calder for over a year, but feared her mom would assume that he would cheat on the brunette beauty while he jetted around the world promoting his band's debut album.

So in a bid to put her mind at rest, he sent a message to Calder's mother vowing to stay away from groupies while away from his love.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "I was worried about my reputation at first. I remember I sent Eleanor's mum a few text messages saying, 'Pleas...
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