One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London.
They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh
series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010.
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Guinness World Records
Only music act with first three albums debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart
Most Twitter followers for a pop group
Highest Debut by a UK group on the US singles chart for
Live While We're Young
First UK group to debut at No.1 in USA with a debut album
One Direction Awards
AMA for "Artist of the Year" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group"
AMA for "Artist of the Year","Favorite Pop/Rock Duo or Group", and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" -
AMA for "Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" - Take Me Home
Billboard Music Award for "Top Duo/Group", "New Artist of the Year", and "Top Pop Artist"
MTV VMA for Best Song of the Summer - Best Song Ever
MTV VMA for Best New Artist, Most Share-Worthy Video & Best Pop Video -
What Makes You Beautiful
• They have won 19 Teen Choice Awards