One Direction WiN MTV Hottest!

One Direction have been crowned the winners of MTV's Hottest Summer Superstar for the second year running.

The group amassed over 56.3 million votes to top the social media-driven music poll, with the results revealed in a live top 20 special.

Louis Tomlinson of the group said: "We are absolutely over the moon and we realise that obviously we couldn't do this without you so thank you so much for all your votes - you guys are the best fans in the world."

5 Seconds of Summer were in fifth place with 18.4 million votes, Lady Gaga was fourth with 25 million votes and Lana Del Rey was the highest scoring female singer and came in third place with 27 million votes.

Justin Bieber just missed out on winning the competition, with his fans giving him 47.4 million votes.

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Midnight Memories Sells Over 1 Million Copies!

One Direction have landed at number one with their new album in the US.

The boyband's third collection Midnight Memories debuts atop the US Billboard 200 chart with first week sales of 530,377 copies.

It is fractionally lower than the first week sales of their previous album Take Me Home, which topped the Billboard 200 chart with sales of 540,000 back in November 2012.In comparison, One Direction debuted in America at number one with their first album Up All Night back in March 2012 with sales of 176,000 copies.

Combined with UK sales, the boys have sold over 750,000 copies of the new album in the last week, tipping over 1 Million internationally!  Going Gold in the UK and USA!
Well done boys!
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This Is Us Tops The US Box Office!

One Direction's This is Us has debuted at the top of the US box office.

The UK boyband's concert documentary directed by Super Size Me helmer Morgan Spurlock took in $17m on its opening weekend.

Lee Daniels' The Butler was pushed from its two week reign at number one to second place, making $14.74m and raising its total gross to $74m.

We're the Millers, Planes, and newcomer Instructions Not Included rounded out the top five with a relatively soft box office weekend.
The US weekend box office top ten in full (studio estimates, all figures in US dollars):

1. (-) One Direction: This is Us - $17,018,000
2. (1) Lee Daniels' The Butler - $13,500,000
3. (2) We're the Millers - $9,300,000
4. (5) Planes - $7,756,000
5. (-) Instructions Not Included - $7,500,000
6. (7) Elysium - $6,300,000
7. (3) The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones - $5,200,000
8. (4) The World's End - $4,759,000
9. (-) Getaway - $4,505,000
10. (8) Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters - $4,425,000

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One Direction US TV Show Appearances!

One Direction have performed their latest single 'Best Song Ever' on America's Got Talent.

The group took to the stage at New York's Radio City Music Hall during Wednesday's (August 28) semi-final results show in a prerecorded segment.

Host Nick Cannon asked the group about their behind-the-scenes movie This Is Us.

"I think it's a great chance for the fans to see what they want to see of us backstage and to see what happens behind closed doors," Harry Styles said.

Zayn Malik added: "There's plenty of topless scenes," to an uproar of screaming fans in the audience.

Earlier this week the boys also made a Today Show appearance to promote their new movie, which I might add is OUT NOW!

 

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