One Direction is a boy pop band who came third in their year of the now fading popularity show and competition, X factor. Of the five members, each of whom has gone on to have a successful solo career, Louis Tomlinson is the oldest. Three of the others were born within two months of each other. Opinions differ as to who is the most talented.
Harry Styles has the biggest female draw appeal but based on his actual singing, impressed musical experts least. However, his fine bone structure and native intelligence, such as being able to formulate a great name for the band, has stood him in good stead. Niall Horan showed talent early and consistently.