Style: Pop Prep
Members: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson
What’s the Story: This British-Irish import is appropriately named with its success rate only going up! Simon Cowell must be particularly proud of his X-Factor find with the lads reigniting the boy band phenom. These tidy, clean cut boys make the girls go weak in the knees.
You May Know this Line: “That’s what makes you bee-a-u-ti-ful.”
In the Headlines: 1D in 3D – In Talks to Make a Movie (Via: The Sun)
In Their Own Words: “Before we got together as a band we were kind of each other’s competition because we’re from the same category [on X Factor]. But as soon as we got put together we all got on really well. We all went to Harry’s place and stayed there together to get to know each other. “ – Zayn Malik, Teen Vogue
On-camera Interview: Pranks and 1D Mania.
U.S./U.K.Tour Schedule: Next stop Viejas Arena in San Diego, CA on Friday, June 8.
For Fans Who Like: The Wanted, N Sync, O-Town
Recommended Track: “Up All Night”