New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013
Cheap Concert Tickets reports that One Direction's popularity around the World continues in an upward spiral. One Direction is a British/Irish boy band that indeed is a perfect Cinderella story. They have received unparalleled interest in a very short period of time and their popularity shows no sign of letting up anytime soon. 1D, as their fans fondly call them, is perhaps the most watched and admired boys band in the past decade. These handsome guys were the warm up band for the Big Time Rush tour during early 2012 and is was very obvious that the young audience were just as fond of them as they were of Big Time Rush. Many popular bands get their start by being warm up bands for more established acts and this is how Lady Gaga got noticed a few years ago. One Direction is often referred to as 1D and their millions of followers are known as "Directioners."
The members of One Direction are Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. These five chaps all applied as solo candidates in 2010 for X-Factor but unfortunately none of them qualified as solo artists. Nicole Scherzinger, a guest judge, felt that they were so talented that they should join forces and form a boy band. Nicole surely had no idea that her idea would turn out being a "golden" one. They had five weeks to solidify as a group which would enable them to compete in the "Group" section of the competition. They teamed up in Manchester with the help of Style's stepfather and this offered the group valuable time to get acquainted and have some practice time. One Direction took 3rd place in X-Factor in the Group category and
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