One Direction Reach 12 Million Sales And Presented With Special Disc

One Direction Reach 12 Million Sales And Presented With Special Disc

One Direction Reach 12 Million Sales And Presented With Special Disc

One Direction have notched up an incredible 12 million sales worldwide in less than a year including 8 million singles, 3 million albums and a million dvds. To celebrate this amazing success the band were presented with a special disc last night by Syco and Sony Music.

One Direction's debut album 'Up All Night' has sold over 3 million copies worldwide and has hit No.1 in 16 different countries, including the USA where they became the first ever UK band to debut at No.1 on the US Billboard chart. The album is currently the top selling debut album of 2012 in the US.

In the USA 'Up All Night' has been certified platinum with over 1 million sales, whilst 'What Makes You Beautiful' has sold over 3 million copies in the US and 5 million worldwide. Their live DVD is also 3 x platinum in the US. In the UK 'Up All Night' is at double platinum status, whilst their DVD is the biggest selling music DVD of the year.

Liam from the band says: "We are obviously ecstatic and incredibly humbled by our award today. We have an incredible team of people around us who have helped us achieve this and above all we would like to thank our fans. We owe all our success to them."

The band will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 6th, and have been nominated for two awards, Best Pop Act and Best Pop Video. They will play a special concert at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 3rd, before embarking on a sell-out worldwide tour in 2013. One Direction recently took home three awards at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards including Choice Music Breakout Group, Choice Music Star Group and Choice Summer Song for 'What Makes You Beautiful'.

One Direction have just celebrated their two year anniversary, marking the time they came together at boot camp on the UK's X Factor. The band are currently writing and recording their forthcoming second album.


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