Posts tagged "one direction"

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction

Last week, One Direction's Zayn Malik fled the band's world tour with little explanation, leaving fans wondering what the fate of the grou…
By: Brennan Carley / March 25, 2015

One Direction Make a Swooning Return to ‘Saturday Night Live’

Just a month after shirking their boy-band roots on their latest studio LP Four, One Direction made their subdued return to Saturday…
By: Colin Joyce / December 21, 2014

American Music Awards 2014 Winners List: Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, and More

At the annual American Music Awards on Sunday night, Taylor Swift took home the Dick Clark Award for Excellence (presented by music legend Diana Ross), and…
By: Brennan Carley / November 24, 2014

One Direction Date Disastrously in Their ‘Night Changes’ Video

There comes a time in every young writer's life when a famous troupe of decidedly younger man-boys starts to make said writers feel uncomfortable things.
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 21, 2014

Review: One Direction Hide in Plain Sight From Boy-Band History With ‘Four’

Four might seem like a boring title, if not an outright cliché at this point, for a new One Directio…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 20, 2014

One Direction Fans Are Furious at Matt Lauer for Asking the Band About Substance Abuse

One Direction fans will eat you alive if you speak ill of Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis, or Zayn. Jon Stewart learned this the hard…
By: James Grebey / November 18, 2014

Bono, Sam Smith, and More Unite for ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ Reboot

For the third time since 1984, a who's who of British pop stars past and present (well, mostly present) has bee…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 17, 2014

MTV EMAs 2014 Winners List: One Direction, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande Clean Up

At last night's MTV Europe Music Awards, One Direction took home three trophies while Ariana Grande, 5 Seconds of Summer, and Katy Perry trailed…
By: Brennan Carley / November 10, 2014

One Direction Get Weird With Sumo Wrestlers and a Chimp in ‘Steal My Girl’ Video

There's really no other way to put this — One Direction's new video for "Steal My Girl" is bonkers. Tweenage sex symbol Danny DiVeto…
By: James Grebey / October 24, 2014

Jon Stewart Calls Crazed One Direction Fans ‘Vicious’

Jon Stewart briefly responded to the firestorm he caused last Thursday night when a member of his team committed the cardinal sin of making…
By: James Grebey / October 1, 2014

Hayley Williams Shades One Direction for Ripping Off a New Found Glory Intro

Hayley Williams of Paramore unleashed the unholy fury of the Kermit-sipping-Lipton's meme on Twitter last night, as noticed by the ATRL boards.
By: Andrew Unterberger / September 30, 2014

One Direction Fans Are Boycotting ‘The Daily Show’ for ‘Racism’

What does not make you beautiful, apparently, is poking any sort of fun at popular British boy band One Direction, a lesson the writer…
By: Brennan Carley / September 26, 2014

One Direction’s Fourth Album Will Be Called ‘Four’ Because It Doesn’t Matter

How does a group like One Direction follow up becoming the first band in history to hit No. 1 on the charts with their…
By: Brennan Carley / September 8, 2014

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Leaves Beyonce in the Cold

First! For only the fourth time since the Billboard 200 chart went weekly in 1956, a cartoon movie's soundtrack is the biggest selling…
By: Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Def Leppard Won’t Sue One Direction So Stop Asking Already

It's no secret that the titular single from One Direction's platinum-selling Midnight Memories album strongly evokes Def Leppard classic "Pour Some Sugar on Me." Our…
By: Chris Martins / January 3, 2014

Beyonce Continues Album Chart Reign With Third No. 1 Week

First! Beyoncé's Beyoncé will be, once again, No. 1. And in selling an additional 310,000 copies on its third week, that essential eponymou…
By: Chris Martins / January 2, 2014

One Direction Sing ‘Afternoon Delight’ With ‘Anchorman 2′ Cast on ‘Saturday Night Live’

"We are Nine Direction," third-time Saturday Night Live host Paul Rudd declared. He was finishing a rendition of "Afternoon Delight" joined by musical…
By: Marc Hogan / December 8, 2013

One Direction Make History, Become Boy Band Royalty With No. 1 Debut

First! One Direction earn their name by selling more records total with each album dropped. Midnight Memories sold 546,000 on its debut week, which…
By: Chris Martins / December 4, 2013

One Direction’s ‘Midnight Memories’ Reviewed — With Kittens

With Cute Reviews, SPIN boils music criticism down to the bare essentials: there's informed analysis, a few song sound bites, and, uh, video footage of…
By: SPIN Staff / November 26, 2013

One Direction Pour Some Sugar on You on the Audacious, Priapic ‘Midnight Memories’

When the cheering stops, pay for more cheering. It's what record companies do, even in this age of corporate thrift, and that's why being i…
By: Alfred Soto / November 25, 2013
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