With the Where We Are Tour in full swing, it's time to admit it: I'm a self-proclaimed newbie Directioner. Yep, for real. While I'm not *that* obsessed to attribute my business growth to these lads, there's a thing or two that One Direction has taught me about being in business.
As long as the media singles out Zayn Mailk's faith, he will forever live with the fact that his political or social stances will be tied to his Muslim beliefs. No matter how many charities he donates to, or the number of people he's touched with his music, he'll never be seen for the value he brings to the world.
If you haven't yet heard of the Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer, it may be time to start paying closer attention.
The most popular accounts on Twitter have millions of followers, but what are their demographics like?
I learned about Nicole when a tweet that her sister Kelly sent went viral. Their parents, Chris and Deirdre, had the idea to contact Nicole's favorite band, One Direction, to ask them if they would dedicate a song to Nicole at an upcoming concert held at the Dallas Cowboys stadium.
Has this video reached its tipping point and exploded? Not yet. But maybe, at least, it will make you smile.
This doesn't make me dislike One Direction, or Liam. It just makes me feel a little disappointed and a lot confused. Until this whole mess becomes a little clearer, I'll stand by my beliefs, and hope other fans can also stand by theirs.
Remixes abound in this month's top 10 list. Half the songs below are chart favorites that have been given a makeover.
This album is just on a totally different playing field than all their past albums. The boys are men now! Don't believe me? Here are 10 times I bet your jaw totally dropped listening to the new album.
Testing must be made relevant to the everyday lives of teen and 'tween girls. What are their actual dreams and aspirations? Let's take a cue from GoldieBlox and design math tests "from the female perspective."
Throughout the 18-track playlist, as well as their brilliantly turbulent year of 2013, Louis, Zayn, Liam, Niall and Harry have kept it real with their fans, teaching us countless life lessons, intentionally and unintentionally.
In a world where #ThrowbackThursdays and #FlashbackFridays dominate social media, I wonder, do teen girls -- who seem to live in a constant state of nostalgia -- get the clear '70s/'80s references?
I get a little melancholy about how I miss the warmth of analog, the crackle of the 33, the days before autotune, when singers had to be able to actually sing, by golly. And I thank God that Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion didn't have to twerk.
It's Halloween, all of the local construction companies are sold out of wrecking balls, you're sitting there alone next to that "Sexy Lorax" costume you made last year out of 50 potatoes and a live Persian cat, and now you're panicking.
The 1975 have been one of the most talked about bands of the year, taking SXSW, music festivals around the world and critics by storm, and are soon to become household names.
To celebrate the premiere of One Direction's documentary This Is Us, let's take a journey through boy band history and pick the 10 best groups in the genre. Who will come out on top? Backstreet Boys? 'N Sync? New Kids on the Block? The Velvet Underground?