One Direction to Appear on CBS's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN
LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN has just announced on its Twitter account that international sensation One Direction will make their first-ever appearance on a late night talk show on December 7.
The posting reads: "JUST ANNOUNCED: @onedirection to make their first @Late_Show appearance with Dave on Friday, December 7."
The English-Irish boy band consists of members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after being formed and finishing third in the seventh series of British television singing competition The X Factor in 2010. They subsequently signed in the United States with Columbia Records.
Becoming a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, their two albums Up All Night and Take Me Home, released in 2011 and 2012 respectively, broke several records, topped the charts of most major markets, and generated international chart-topping singles, including "What Makes You Beautiful" and "Live While We're Young".
Often described as sparking the resurgence in the boy band concept, and of forming part of a new "British Invasion" in the United States, as of November 2012, One Direction have sold over 15 million albums, singles, and videos worldwide. Their achievements include a BRIT Award and 3 MTV Video Music Awards.
The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel and Rob Burnett are the executive producers.