ONE DIRECTION, Presented With Special Disc After Reaching 12 Million Sales In Less Than A Year!
Posted by: Andrea Paliza 8/3/2012
Photo Credit: Chris Lopez
ONE DIRECTION THANKS ALL THE ONE DIRECTIONERS WHO HAVE SUPPORTED THEM ALONG THE WAY!
The band has 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 was presented with a special disc last night by Syco and Sony Music.
One DirectionÆs debut album æUp All NightÆ 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 æUp All NightÆ has been certified platinum with over 1 million sales, whilst æWhat Makes You BeautifulÆ 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 æUp All NightÆ is at double platinum status, whilst their DVD is the biggest selling music DVD of the year.
Liam from the band says: ôWe 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.ö
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One Direction has just celebrated their two year anniversary, marking the time they came together at boot camp on the UKÆs X Factor. The band are currently writing and recording their forthcoming second album.
Up All Night CD and Up All Night: The Live Tour DVD is now available in music stores nationwide. Only from Ivory Music & Video, the exclusive licensee of Sony Music in the Philippines!