The group signed with Simon Cowell 's record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in After the release of Four , One Direction became the first band in the US Billboard history to have their first four albums debut at number one. Considered teen idols , One Direction were often subject to fan hysteria. As of , the band have sold a total of 70 million records worldwide,  making them one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Nicole Scherzinger , a guest judge,    and Simon Cowell have both claimed to have come up with the idea of forming the band. In , Cowell said that it "took him 10 minutes to put them together as a group".
One Direction's Liam Payne Dating Leona Lewis?
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Congratulations, you got Louis. You are probably as wild, fun and crazy as Louis. Both of your fabulous personalities are what is going to make your couple, the wildest in town. Congratulations, you got Harry. You are probably as naughty, fashionable and sassy as Harry. Both of your extraordinary fashion sense is what is going to make your couple the sexiest in town.
Leona Lewis husband: Inside heartbreaking SPLIT from husband ‘I’m not ready’
One Direction member Liam Payne has denied all rumors regarding him being involved in a romantic relationship with Leona Lewis. He also denied other rumors involving his career and him insulting Kim Kardashian. At least, that is what the star has stated in a disclosure on his Twitter account.
Since being linked with Liam Payne from the boy band, the British singer has seen endless discussions about her dating status on social networks. Lewis won't talk about who she is or isn't seeing at the moment, but knows that One Direction fans are watching her every move. They're like ride or die all or nothing ," she said in an interview with The Associated Press.