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• Who are One Direction and why
did we choose them?
• One Direction are a British/Irish boy-band
consisting of member’s Liam Payne, Harry
Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and
Niall Horan. We chose them because they are
our favorite band and we wanted to learn as
much about them as possible!
• Harry Edward Styles, born to Anne Cox and Des Styles, was
born in Holmes Chapel, England on February 1st 1994when
Harry was 7 his parents
• Harry auditioned for British show, The X-Factor in 2010
singing "Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder. He was sent
through with all yes's and one no from Louis Walsh. He
went through multiple rounds, until he was kicked off at
Boot camp. However, Simon Cowell believed that Harry
could be brought back, and into a group. Simon then put
Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, and
Harry Styles into a group. Harry thought of the name "One
Direction", and they first performed "Torn" at the Judges'
house in Spain.
Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993), is from Wolver
Hampton,, England, born three weeks early to mother Karen
and father Geoff, he has two older sisters, Ruth and Nicola.
Until the age of four Payne had regular tests done in hospital,
doctors noticed one of his kidneys was scarred and
He was a music technology student at City of Wolver Hampton
College. Liam had auditioned in 2008 to The X Factor's fifth
series when he was 14 and reached judges' houses, however,
Simon Cowell thought he was not ready for the competition
and asked him to come back in two years. Liam came back and
auditioned again singing "Cry Me a River", getting a standing
ovation from the audience and Simon Cowell. At boot camp,
he sang "Stop Crying Your Heart Out“. Liam is currently in a
relationship with dancer, Danielle Peazer.
Louis was born in Doncaster in South Yorkshire. His birthday is on
the 24th of December. He is 21 years old.
Louis has 4 sisters : Charlotte, Félicité, and twins Daisy and Phoebe,
and his parents names are Johanna and Mark. Louis was raised in
Doncaster and attended the local state comprehensive school, Hall
Louis auditioned during series 7 of the X Factor in 2010. During the
initial audition round Louis sang “Hey There Delilah” by The Plain
White T’s. Louis Walsh, Nicole and Simon all gave Louis positive
feedback for his performance.
With 3 yes votes Louis went through to the Boot Camp stage. Louis
was initially rejected from the series 7 of the X Factor at Boot Camp
stage after singing “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele.
Louis is currently dating model Eleanor Calder.
Niall was born in Mullingar in Westmeath, Ireland and
is the only Irish member of One Direction. Niall Horan’s
birthday is 13th September 1993.
Niall has an older brother named Greg and his parents
names are Maura and Bobby. Maura and Bobby divorced
when Niall was 5 years old. Niall went to a Christian
Brothers school in Dublin, before auditioning for Series
7 of the X factor in 2010.
Niall auditioned for the seventh series of the X factor
during their Dublin visit. His first performance was
"So Sick" by Ne Yo which drew a mixed response from
the judges. Louis Walsh liked his performance and 2 of
the other judges agreed, sending Niall through to the
Boot Camp stage with three yes votes out of four.
During the boot-camp rounds of The X Factor in
2010 Zayn was noted for disappearing during the
dance routine as he felt nervous and uncomfortable
about dancing in front of people as he said he cant
dance Simon Cowell found him sitting backstage
and convinced him to participate anyway because if
he didn't he’d be ruining the opportunity for
himself In the auditions he sang “Let Me Love You”
if Zayn hadn’t auditioned for The X Factor he
would have liked to do an English Degree at
University in the hopes of becoming a teacher
He is currently dating singer Perrie Edwards
• Who have they worked with
on songs/video clips?
• One Direction have worked with many
different people including Ed Sheeran,
Olly Murs, The Wanted and more!
• Did they have early solo career’s? Did
they ever imagine being part of a boy
• Harry was lead singer in a band called White Eskimo
before he auditioned for The X Factor the others
didn’t really have solo career’s before The X Factor.
• Louis had always wanted to be part of a boy band
and Harry already had experience with White
Eskimo, where as Liam, Zayn, and Niall only
thought of solo career’s before Simon (their
mentor) gave them the opportunity to form a boy
When did One Direction form?
In 2010 on The X Factor July 23rd.
How did they feel when they first
made it big?
They quoted “Its amazing to be living your dream
with four other boys that are like your brothers, its
a surreal feeling”
What are some similar boy bands?
Take That, One Direction (American version), and
The Wanted to name a few
What Impact have the fans had on the
One Direction love their fans and have said just that
many times but due to the screaming fans at the concert
Louis is going slightly deaf in his right ear.
What are their fans called?
One Direction fans are called Directioners
Are there any famous Directioners?
Yes, many such as Cher Lloyd, Olly Murs, Janette
McCurdy, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, and many more also
many non-famous Directioners have made it on to the
news due to their dedication.
What are some of their songs?
What Makes You Beautiful
More Than This
Stole My Heart
Save You Tonight
Everything About You
Tell Me A Lie
Gotta Be You
Na Na Na
Up All Night
Who gave them their record deal?
Simon Cowell gave them their record deal to Syco
How Many songs do they have?
Eighteen at the moment but they are coming out
with a new album soon.