One Direction are a British-Irish boy-band who rose to fame after finishing in third place on the seventh season of The X Factor UK.
Skyrocketing to stardom, 1D took the world by storm. Building a mega fanbase all over the world. They formed in 2010 and were releasing music and doing tours until December 2015 when they decided to take an 18-month hiatus which has now become indefinite.
They were formed in 2010. After the release of their first single "What Makes You Beautiful", the band attained a serious amount of fame. After the release of four very successful albums, former member Zayn Malik decided to take his leave from the band in the middle of their 'On The Road Again Tour' after a Facebook statement on 25th March 2015. After that, the rest of the boys continued as a foursome, completed the OTRA tour and released another successful album. They have been on indefinite hiatus since 2016. All former and current members have become solo artists and fans still await their reunion.
Relation to 5SOS
When 5SOS released their first single 'Out Of My Limit' in November 2012, Niall Horan tweeted the link to the video clip.
Louis Tomlinson tweeted a link of the acoustic version of the song 'Gotta Get Out' and said that he's a "fan for a while".
5SOS served as a opening act on 1D's Take Me Home Tour in Ireland, United Kingdom, North America, Australia & New Zealand
5SOS served as a opening act on European and North American dates of 1D's Where We Are Tour.
5SOS served as a opening act on 1D's On The Road Again Tour in Saitama, Japan