One Direction News
8-18-14: With the ice bucket challenge sweeping the nation for ALS research no celebrity seems to be immune to get challenged. Recently the legendary Garth Brooks was challenged by country duo Florida Georgia Line at concert in Missouri. Brooks has yet to respond to the challenge which typically had a 24 hour limit on it though after being publicly challenged in front of thousands of country fans its a good bet he will respond soon.
8-14-14: One Direction the mega popular English boy pop band hinted on The Today Show of new music in the future. Even though its been less than a year since One Direction released Midnight Memories, the band told Carson Daly that they are at work on their upcoming fourth album. The album promises to go in new directions. The new album probably will not surface for a while yet as One Direction is currently on the Where We Are stadium tour but 1D fans should stay tuned.
8-4-14: NJ Transit has announced it will offer trains to the
One Direction concert in MetLife Stadium. There are shows August 4 and
5 at the East Rutherford stadium.
7-29-14: One Direction member Zayn Malik received death threats after tweeting “#freepalestine.” Malik and the rest of One Direction are currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
7-16-14: There is growing speculation that One Direction member Zayn Malik secretly married Little Mix star Perrie Edwards. The two were already engaged, and recently released photos show Malik wearing a gold band on his ring finger. One Direction is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
7-11-14: One Direction member Harry Styles gave a big boost to a Welshman up-and-coming band, Drowners, by tweeting out lyrics from one of their songs to his 20 million followers. One Direction is currently adding to that fortune on their world tour. Their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
7-9-14: X-Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger says she’d like a cut of the profit boy band One Direction has accumulated. She claims she was responsible for teaming up the solo artists, when they weren’t gaining enough traction on their own in the reality show. One Direction is currently adding to that fortune on their world tour. Their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
7-7-14: One Direction members were soaked during their performance at the Stadio Olimpico in Italy, as they performed in torrential downpour. The group continued with their show anyway, and is currently touring around the world. Their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
7-2-14: Kodaline singer Steve Garrigan told Digital Spy he co-wrote a song with One Direction’s Harry Styles. The song was intended for a solo album Styles is reportedly interested in making, something that has One Direction fans worried the band may split. But the group is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-30-14: One Direction makes a surprise appearance on Deal or No Deal? this week. The show airs Friday at 8 p.m. One Direction is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-25-14: One Direction members Harry Styles and Liam Payne made an appearance on Sesame Street to sing the alphabet song with Bert. The band is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-24-14: One Direction member Niall Horan posted a picture of his hand with different samples of makeup. The picture was to announce the band will be releasing a new makeup line in the futute. They are currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-11-14: One Direction is already in the process of writing their fourth studio album. They are currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-9-14: One Direction member Liam Payne recently announced there will be another One Direction fragrance, this one names “You & I.” One Direction is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-4-14: The fan fiction After series, about One Direction, has been bought by Simon & Schuster. 25-year-old author Anna Todd signed a six-figure deal with the term for the rights to her popular series. One Direction is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
6-2-14: One Direction member Liam Payne apologized for a video featuring Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoke a joint. The band is currently on tour, and their first show in North America is August 1st at Ontario, Canada.
5-27-14: Tickets for One Direction’s 2015 show in Manila sold out quickly, so the boy band has added another show to the venue. The band’s first show in North America is August 1st, with scheduled at Ontario, Canada.
5-20-14: One Direction member Zayn Malik recently purchased a house for fiancée Perrie Edwards’ mom. The band’s next show is May 23 at Croke Park, in Dublin, Ireland. They return for shows in North America August 1st, with their first show scheduled at Ontario, Canada.
5-16-14: The members of One Direction are worth a combined $118 million, which is the fastest a boy band has accumulated that amount of wealth. The band has plans to add to that wealth with tour dates already set. Their first show is currently scheduled for August 1, at Ontario, Canada.
5-14-14: 3. Katy Perry - Avg. Price: $262.92
Katy Perry is currently in England supporting her latest album, Prism, on the “Prismatic” World Tour, a massive tour with over 60 upcoming dates in Europe and North America. The average price for Katy Perry tickets is $262.92. Perry’s second leg of her world tour will hit North America in late June starting at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC June 22.
4. One Direction - Avg. Price: $239.11
One Direction began the first leg of their “Where We Are” tour last month in South America. The pop group will head to Europe for their second leg later this month and will perform there through July before heading to North America in August. The average price for One Direction tickets on their world tour is $239.11. The band will play three consecutive shows at Gillette Stadium in New England from August 7-9 and three shows at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl from September 11-13.
5. Lady Gaga - Avg. Price: $229.44
Lady Gaga’s “ArtPOP Ball” tour will roll on through North America until early August and will also make four stops in Canada along the way. The average price for Lady Gaga tickets on her “ArtPOP Ball” tour is $229.44. Gaga heads to Asia for two shows and Australia for four in August before embarking on a 30-show run in Europe from September-November.
5-12-14: Morgan Spurlock, the director of the One Direction hit documentary, “This Is US,” revealed that the boy band is shooting a sequel. They’re also going on tour with their first show August 1, at Ontario, Canada.
5-9-14: One Direction has been all over the news, and people just can’t get enough. Their coverage in the Sun on Sunday lead to over a two percent increase in sales over the papers average. The boy band goes back on tour August 1, starting at Ontario, Canada.
5-7-14: One Direction visited the Boca Juniors Stadium in Argentina early this week, minus Harry Styles. The boy band is on a break from touring after the release of their latest album, Midnight Memories. They go back on tour August 1, starting at Ontario, Canada.
5-2-14: One Direction Set List from May 1st in Chile: Midnight Memories, Little Black Dress, Kiss You, Why Don't We Go There, Rock Me, Don't Forget Where You Belong, Live While We're Young, C'mon, C'mon, Right Now, Through the Dark, Happily, Little Things, Moments, Strong, Better Than Words, Alive, One Thing, Diana, What Makes You Beautiful, You & I, Story of My Life, Little White Lies, Best Song Ever
4-28-14: One Direction will have some competition this summer on who has the biggest and baddest stadium tour. While the boys in 1D certainly have the upper hand on dates, two hip hop/r&b tours are making a splash. Both Eminem & Rihanna's Monster Tour and the newly announced Jay-Z and Beyonce tour will be hitting some of the same stadiums as 1D. Stay tuned to TiqIQ for updates on Where We Are tour tickets.
3-27-14: One Direction singer Nial Horan is notorious for panic attacks due to the high amount of fan energy that surrounds the group wherever they go. To counter this, the band has REALLY beefed up their security during the upcoming “Where We Are” tour. Each member will have 20 body guards watching over them both on and off stage.
3-24-14: One Direction beat out Eminem for best selling album in 2013. The boy band's 3rd album, entitled “Midnight Memories” sold over four million copies in 5 weeks. Adele's “21” was the best selling in both 2012 and 2011. Eminem's “Marshall Mathers LP 2” was the 2nd best selling album of 2013. Both acts will be on tour in the US this summer.
3-18-14: One Direction will be releasing a vinyl picture disc of their “Midnight Memories” release for Record Store Day on April 19th. The new picture disc will feature the band in an 80's hair metal theme. The picture has already spread virally on social media and it's expected to be the hottest release of this year's Record Store Day.
One Direction has announced a 2014 North American Stadium Tour.
One Direction Tour Dates
One Direction 2014 Stadium Tour Date
8/1 – Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada
8/2 - Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada
8/4 - MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
8/5 - MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
8/7 – Gillette Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts
8/8 – Gillette Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts
8/11 – Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
8/13 – Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8/14 – Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8/16 – Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
8/17 – Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
8/19 – LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee
8/22 – Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas
8/24 – AT&T Stadium, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
8/27 – Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri
8/29 – Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
8/30 – Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
9/11 – Rose Bowl, Los Angeles, California
9/12 – Rose Bowl, Los Angeles, California
9/13 – Rose Bowl, Los Angeles, California
9/16 – University of Pheonix, Pheonix, Arizona
9/19 – Sunbowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
9/21 – Alamodome, San Antonia, Texas
9/23 – BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
9/25 – Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
9/27 – PNC Music Pavillion, Charlotte, North Carolina
9/28 – PNC Music Pavillion, Charlotte, North Carolina (NEW DATE)
10/1 – Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
10/3 – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
10/5 – Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida
Take Me Home Tour Dates
2/23, 24 - London, United Kingdom - The O2 London
2/26, 27 - Glasgow, United Kingdom - S.E.C.C.
3/1-3 - Cardiff, United Kingdom - Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
3/5, 6 - Dublin, Ireland - The O2 Dublin
3/7, 8 - Belfast, United Kingdom - Odyssey Arena
3/10, 11 - Belfast, United Kingdom - Odyssey Arena
3/12, 13 - Dublin, Ireland - The O2 Dublin
3/15, 16 - Manchester, United Kingdom - Manchester Arena
3/17 - Liverpool, United Kingdom - Liverpool Echo Arena
3/19 - Sheffield, United Kingdom - Motorpoint Arena
3/20 - Nottingham, United Kingdom - The Capital FM Arena Nottingham
3/22, 23 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - LG Arena
3/24 - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom - Metro Radio Arena
4/1, 2, 4 - London, United Kingdom - The O2 London
4/8, 9, 10 - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom - Metro Radio Arena
4/13, 14 - Sheffield, United Kingdom - Motorpoint Arena
4/17 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - LG Arena
4/19 - Manchester, United Kingdom - Manchester Arena
6/13 - Sunrise, FL - BankAtlantic Center
6/14 - Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena
6/18 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
6/19 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
6/21 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
6/22 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena
6/23 - Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center
6/26 - Mansfield, MA - Comcast Center
6/28 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
7/4 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
7/6 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium
7/8 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
7/9 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
7/12 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
7/13 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
7/18 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
7/19 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
7/24 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
7/25 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverick Center
7/27 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena
7/28 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
7/31 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
8/2 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Events Center
8/6 - Chula Vista, CA - Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
8/7 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
Up All Night Tour Dates
4/21/12 - Wellington, New Zealand - Westpac Trust Stadium
4/22/12 - Wellington, New Zealand - St. James Theatre
5/24/12 - Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center
5/25/12 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center
5/26/12 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
5/28/12 - Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theatre
5/29/12 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
5/31/12 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
6/1/12 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
6/2/12 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
6/8/12 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
6/9/12 - Las Vegas, NV - Planet Hollywood
6/10/12 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
6/13/12 - San Jose, CA - Events Center
6/14/12 - Oakland, CA - Paramount Theatre
6/17/12 - Anaheim, CA - The Theatre at Honda Center
6/23/12 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion
6/24/12 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
6/26/12 - Atlanta, GA - The Arena at Gwinnett Center
6/27/12 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
6/29/12 - Tampa, FL - 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre
6/30/12 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
7/1/12 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Bank Atlantic Center
1/3 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden Arena