03:20 PM EDT 05/31/2013
Originally posted 04/22/2013 11:55AM
It's a three-way tie: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 and fun. are finalists in 11 categories for this year's Billboard Music Awards.
Rihanna, Carly Rae Jepsen and One Direction are up for 10, nine and eight trophies, respectively, Billboard also announced on Monday.
Swift, Maroon 5, Rihanna, One Direction and Justin Bieber will compete for the top artist award. Adele's 10-million-selling 2011 album, "21," won top Billboard 200 album last year and is up for the award this year. It will vie with Swift's "Red," Mumford & Sons' "Babel," as well as One Direction's albums – "Up All Night" and "Take Me Home" – both released last year.
Originally posted 04/18/2013 12:45PM
What's better than seeing One Direction? Seeing double – as in two sets of the heartthrob 5-some!
Madam Tussauds in London opened it's 1D exhibit Thursday to eagerly awaiting fans, but Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan all got to "meet" their life-size wax counterparts secretly prior. Can you tell the real boybander from the wax counterpart?
The One Direction wax figures will stay in London or twelve weeks before being displayed in Madame Tussauds in New York and Sydney. And while you won't get to caress the cheeks of the real guys, maybe no one will tell the difference in your photos!
Originally posted 02/21/2013 03:15PM
There's never a dull moment for One Direction!
It was a big night for the boy band on Wednesday, when the heartthrobs attended the BRIT Awards.
After performing their new single "One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)" to benefit Comic Relief – a new version of Blondie's hit song – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Liam Payne made history when they were awarded with the BRIT Awards' first ever global success prize.
Originally posted 01/31/2013 02:00PM
If you think it's been an emotionally crazy few years for the members of One Direction, imagine how their mothers feel.
"My mum just cries the whole time. My mum literally has not stopped crying for the past two and a half years," Liam Payne said Thursday on ITV's Daybreak show in Britain.
The boys may be world famous, but they insist their families are still their biggest fans.
Originally posted 11/11/2012 08:00AM
One Direction's Niall Horan kissed Katy Perry – and he liked it!
The 19-year-old recently confessed to locking lips with the "Teenage Dream" singer in an interview with British Cosmopolitan.
When asked about the sexiest woman he's ever kissed, Horan recalled the smooch with Perry.
Originally posted 08/13/2012 11:30AM
The closing ceremonies are over, the Olympic flame is extinguished and all's quiet over London. Sunday night, however, was a different story, with pop stars from the Spice Girls to George Michael to Oasis paying tribute to the games in a star-studded closing ceremony. It was a Who's Who (featuring The Who) of British pop stars!
Need a little U.K. this a.m.? Spice up your life this Monday morning with our Spotify playlist of the best songs of the Olympics closing ceremonies. And we're leaving out Russell Brand singing The Beatles. You're welcome.
Originally posted 06/13/2012 03:00PM
One Direction doesn't bring dogs on tour, but Liam Payne just made sure he had one to come home to.
The British singer bought his family a Labrador retriever puppy, according to older sister Ruth Payne.
"The payne families newest member – Everyone meet Brit," Ruth wrote on Twitter Tuesday. "Brit has kept me busy for the past 4 days – she's a little cutie but can be a naughty puppy when she wants to be."
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