2010 - present
One Direction's first single "What Makes You Beautiful" was released on September 11, 2011 and debuted in the UK Singles Chart at number one on September 18, 2011. It became the third fastest selling single of 2011 selling 153,965 copies. Their second single, "Gotta Be You," was released on November 11, 2011, and peaked at number three.
The X Factor (2010-11)
- Main article: The X Factor history
Following bootcamp, all five members of the boy band spent two weeks living at Harry's home in Chesire in order to get to know each other and bond together. While brainstorming group names, Harry came up with One Direction.They made it to the finale, but finished in third place behind Rebecca Ferguson in second place, and Matt Cardle in first.
Up All Night (2011-12)
Take Me Home (2012-13)
- Main article: Discography
- The X Factor Live Tour
- Up All Night Tour
- Better With U Tour (as special guest)
- Take Me Home Tour
- Where We Are Tour
"This Is Us" is the first film of the boy band, One Direction and to be shot in 3D. Shooting started in early 2013. It is set for release in UK cinemas on August 23rd, 2013.
|2010||The X Factor (UK)||Contestant||Seventh series, group formed, placed third|
|2011||One Direction: A Year in the Making||Self||ITV2 special, documentry The X Factor to the present|
|I'm in a Boy Band!||Self||Part 1 of a BBC series, 1D were interviewed/appeared|
|Kids' Choice Awards||Self||Attended, performed "What Makes You Beautiful"|
|iCarly||Guest star||"iGo One Direction"; guest role and performed|
"Sofia Vergara/One Direction", musical guest
|Up All Night: The Live Tour||Self||DVD, concert filmed during the Up All Night Tour|
|This Is Us||Self||Theatrical 3D concert film|
Awards and nominations
- Main article: List of awards and nominations