Watch videos & listen free to One Direction: What Makes You Beautiful. There are two bands under the name One Direction: 1. One Direction is a well known boy band from the United Kingdom and Ireland 2. One Direction is a pop punk band of the United States 1. UK band One Direction (commonly abbreviated to 1D) is a UK-Irish boy band. The original 5-member group was made up of Liam Payne (born 29 August 1993) from Wolverhampton, Louis Tomlinson (born 24 December 1991) from Doncaster, Niall Horan (born 13th September 1993) from Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland, Harry Styles, (born 1 February 1994) from Holmes Chapel, Cheshire and Zayn Malik, (born 12 January 1993) from East Bowling, Bradford: Zayn Malik… Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm.