Monday, March 31, 2014

Biography (One Direction) Report

Title: One Direction Biography!

Orientation: One Direction is a British-Irish boy band based in London. There is five members in One Direction. The oldest is Louis William Tomlinson, 23 years of age, Zayn Javadd Malik (21), Liam James Payne (21), Niall James Horan (21), Harry Edward Styles (20). One Direction is famous for their music and most importantly, them caring for others and willing to help whenever they could.

PARAGRAPH ONE: They all auditioned on the X-Factor UK as individual contestants but they did not make it through to the live shows. So then the judges decided to put them in a group. Harry Styles, the youngest member of the band came up with the name One Direction.

PARAGRAPH TWO:  In 2013 One Direction decided to raise money for Comic Relief. Comic Relief is a British Charity who does an amazing job helping people all over Africa and in the UK living with really tough lives. So the band thought instead of spending money on their music video, they decided to make the video themselves while they were on tour and give the money they saved for Comic Relief.

PARAGRAPH THREE:  Their influence started to spread Stateside and they took the invasion one step at a time. The group signed up as the opening act of Big Time Rush from February  to March 2012. They made a quick stop at the 2012 BRIT Awards where they received the honour of Best British Single for “What Makes You beautiful”.

PARAGRAPH FOUR: In the U.S, the boys were handled by Columbia Records. “What Makes You Beautiful”, was released as their first U.S single and it debuted at number 28 on Billboard Hot 100. Due to the rising hype around the band, the label moved the release date of "Up All Night" a week earlier on March 13, 2012. It performed well on the Billboard Hot 200 chart by going straight to number one for selling 176,000 copies in the first week of sale.

Re-orientation:  One Direction are the biggest boy band from 2010 up to now they are still rising. They have millions of fans and supporters worldwide and that’s what makes One Direction so famous, special and successful young boy band in history.

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