One Direction, British-Irish band consisting of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. The group signed to Simon Cowell’s record label after being formed and placing third the seventh season of the X Factor. They later signed in North America to Columbia Records. Their debut single is called What Makes You Beautiful, and it peaked at number one in the UK in 2011. Their debut album, Up All Night, followed and debuted at number two on the UK Charts selling 138,631 copies, and was the fastest-selling debut album on the UK Albums Chart of 2011. In 2012, Up All Night debuted at number one in the U.S., selling 176,000 copies in its first week, making One Direction the first UK group in history to debut at number one with their first album. What Makes You Beautiful won at the 2012 Brit Awards in February as Best British Single. Get your tickets to see this hot new band here at Prominent Tickets!