They've sold over 1.6 million records in just four months; had 100 million views on YouTube; have two No.1 selling books; scored two major hit singles and a platinum selling debut album in the UK; and have won Best Single for 'What Makes You Beautiful' at this year's BRIT Awards.
Now Zayn, Niall, Liam, Harry and Louis announce an arena tour of the UK and Ireland in February and March 2013.
The 11 date tour will see the boys perform at key venues across England, Scotland and Wales, taking in Manchester Arena, London's The O2 Arena, Glasgow's SECC and Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena, amongst others. Full dates for the tour are as follows:
FEBRUARY Friday 22nd - London The O2 Arena Saturday 23rd - London The O2 Arena Tuesday 26th - Glasgow SECC
MARCH Friday 1st - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Saturday 2nd - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Friday 15th - Manchester Arena Sunday 17th - Liverpool Echo Arena Tuesday 19th - Sheffield Motorpoint Arena Wednesday 20th - Nottingham Capital FM Arena Friday 22nd - Birmingham LG Arena Sunday 24th - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Currently making waves in the USA by entering the US iTunes Top 10, the band are about to embark on a tour of America with boy band Big Time Rush. They recently filmed a cameo appearance for the immensely popular Nickelodeon show iCarly, as well as appearing on the cover of the likes of M Magazine. Over 100,000 fans in America also signed up to the band's US Facebook page in a bid to bring 1D to their home state -- Dallas showed the most love for the band to emerge triumphant.