- Born 13 September 1993
- From Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
- Likes include Frank Sinatra, The Eagles, Bon Jovi and The Script
- Born 29 August 1993
- From Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
- Likes include Justin Timberlake
- Born 1 February 1994
- From Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, England
- Likes include Elvis Presley, Coldplay, The Beatles
- Born 12 January 1993
- From Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
- Likes include Bruno Mars
- Born 14 December 1991
- From Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
- Likes include Robbie Williams and Ed Sheeran
In 2010 all of the boys auditioned individually for the 7th series of the British X-Factor TV show. They didn't make it individually, but were put together in the groups competition. They came 3rd.
Reportedly One Direction member Harry Styles came up with the name because he wanted them all to go in 'One Direction' to win the X-Factor Competition.
Simon Cowell, judge on the X-Factor, signed One Direction to the record label Syco Records in 2010.
In September 2011, One Direction's debut (first) single "What Makes You Beautiful" reached No. 1 in the UK charts and won the 2012 BRIT Award for Best British Single. It peaked at No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2012. It is on the Up All Night album.
From the debut studio album Up All Night, "One Thing" reached No. 9 in the UK singles chart and No. 39 in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
From the second album Take Me Home, "Kiss You" peaked at No. 12 in the UK singles chart and No. 95 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
One Direction are a pop music group from the UK formed on the British X-Factor TV show in 2010.
Find out more about One Direction on their website
So what's your favourite One Direction song? Record it in the comments!!