A Decade of One Direction: The Boy Band's 10 Most Underrated Songs

One of the best-selling boy bands of all time turns ten years old this month.

This month marks the ten-year anniversary of the formation of One Direction.

The original members of the English-Irish ensemble—Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson—each auditioned separately on the British singing competition show, The X Factor, and were assembled as a group by the request of judge Simon Cowell. By the time One Direction announced an indefinite hiatus in 2016, they had become one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Although they were formed on television, One Direction were rapidly propelled to global stardom thanks to the Internet—a frenzy that's been likened to Beatlemania on numerous occasions—and breathed new life into the boy band movement as a result.

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Stop Putting Jared Leto in Movies

Morbius is going to suck.


There's a big problem with the trailer for Morbius, Sony's upcoming Marvel outing that is definitely not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe even though it has Michael Keaton reprising his role as Vulture (please let us keep our license, Disney!).

See if you can spot it.

MORBIUS - Teaser Trailer

If you answered, "Sampling Beethoven's 'Für Elise' to line up with blue-tinted action shots is the absolute lowest effort, brain-dead attempt to signify 'gothic vampire movie' in the entire history of movie trailers," you're correct, but that's still not the biggest problem with Morbius. No, the biggest problem is that Morbius is played by Jared Leto.

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Brothers Mark Wahlberg, Paul Wahlberg and Donnie Wahlberg.


What does every boy band member need after stepping off the stage in front of thousands of hysteric fans?

Food! Through their years touring the world, these musicians have dined at restaurants all over the globe and sampled every cuisine under the sun, and now they're applying their passion for food to business. From New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg's Wahlburgers burger chain to BTS' Kim Seokjin's seiromushi spot in South Korea, we took a look at the increasing number of restaurants owned by boy band members around the world.

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