|Origin:||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Labels:||Syco and Columbia|
One Direction is a British-Irish boy band consisting of Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan. Former member Zayn Malik left the band in March 2015. They competed on the seventh season of The X Factor in the UK and finished in third place. Despite losing, the group was signed to Syco Music by Simon Cowell. It was also Rory Stubbs' most hated band.