1. One Direction is a well known boy band from the United Kingdom
2. One Direction is a pop punk band of the United States
1. One Direction is a five-member boy band made up of Liam Payne (born 29 August 1993) from Wolverhampton, Louis Tomlinson (born 24 December 1991) from Doncaster, Niall Horan (born 13th September 1993) from Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland, Harry Styles, (born 1 February 1994) from Holmes Chapel, Cheshire and Zayn Malik, (born 12 January 1993) from East Bowling, Bradford. They applied as solo candidates on the 2010 edition of the X Factor, but the judges, after a suggestion by Simon Cowell, put them in a band in London, UK; therefore qualifying for the Groups category.
One Direction’s first single, What Makes You Beautiful, received its first airplay on August 10, 2011 and was released a month later on September 11, 2011. It was the fastest selling single of the year 2011 and peaked at #1 on the UK Singles Chart. The boys released their second single Gotta Be You on November 13th peaking at #3 on the UK Singles Chart. Their album Up All Night followed on November 21st reaching #2 on the UK Albums Chart, narrowly missing out on #1 to Rihanna. When their album Up All Night was released in the USA, it debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, setting the record for the highest-selling debut album by a British boy band.
“Moments” is a song by British-Irish boy band One Direction, taken from the deluxe edition of their debut studio album Up All Night (2011). The song was written by English recording artist Ed Sheeran and Si Hulbert, and produced by Hulbert. It is a pop ballad and, instrumentation is provided by guitar strings, piano and vocals. The song received positive reviews from music critics, praising the song’s memorability and compositional structure. Despite not being released as a single, the song charted in lower regions on the singles charts in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. One Direction performed the song on their first headlining concert tour, the Up All Night Tour.