23, 24 & 25 Sep 2013 - Arena
With their entire 2012 Australian tour selling out in 3 minutes, One Direction are giving their fans a chance to see the group live in September 2013 as part of their World Tour, which includes major arena shows in the US and UK & Ireland before coming to Australia. The national tour kicks off in Brisbane on September 11, 2013 and hits Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth for shows (see below for full dates and on sale information). Tickets go on sale Saturday April 28, at www.ticketek.com.au at 10am local times. For more information visit http://www.onedirectionmusic.com/tourannouncementaus/ and to sign up for the waitlist to receive all the pre sale information, visit www.ticketek.com.au
“Our fans are simply the best in the world. The support they have shown us has been incredible and we‟re all so grateful to each and every one of them. We can‟t wait to see everyone in Australia again next year when we come back to play our world tour in 2013”. Niall Horan.
Tonight will be the final night on their first sell out tour of Australia, and on May 25th One Direction will release their first ever tour DVD. UP ALL NIGHT: THE LIVE TOUR, available to pre order now, features a 70 minute concert filmed at the Bournemouth show in January this year, the dynamic performance boasts all the band‟s hits, tracks from their debut album „Up All Night‟, some of their favourite covers – plus a few surprises.
Extras come in the form of an exclusive, behind the scenes documentary following the UK‟s most exciting new pop band throughout their UK & Ireland tour, as well as the videos for „What Makes You Beautiful, „Gotta Be You‟ and „One Thing‟.
UP ALL NIGHT: THE SOUVENIR EDITION, this week held the #1 spot on the ARIA Album Chart during their very first visit down under. UP ALL NIGHT: THE SOUVENIR EDITION, exclusive to Australia & New Zealand, features 5 additional exclusive tracks, a 32 page fan booklet and 5 photo cards with a special message for Directioners from each of the boys.
UP ALL NIGHT: THE SOUVENIR EDITION is double platinum in Australia and their latest single, One Thing is double platinum.
One Direction’s 2012 tour of Australia and New Zealand sold out in just three minutes. Their 2013 UK and Ireland Arena Tour sold out immediately - an estimated 300,000 tickets were sold in the first day - resulting in further dates being added. Their entire May/June 2012 tour of the USA also sold out in minutes, with their December 3 show at Madison Square Garden selling out in under 10 minutes.
One Direction gained notoriety in 2010 after appearing on The X Factor UK. Their global smash debut album, Up All Night, is now #1 in 15 countries and has been certified triple platinum in Ireland, double platinum in the UK and Australia, and double platinum in New Zealand. In six months they have sold more than 4.2 million records worldwide. Their BRIT Award winning debut single What Makes You Beautiful entered the charts at #1 in both the UK and Ireland and is four times platinum in Australia. In the U.S., What Makes You Beautiful sold more than 131,000 copies in its first week, debuting at #12 on the Billboard Digital Songs chart. Their #28 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 marked the highest debut from a British Group since the Spice Girls in 1998. UP ALL NIGHT recently debuted at #1 in both Canada and on the US Billboard 200 chart with over 176,000 copies sold in week 1 alone. This makes chart history as the first British group ever to debut at #1 in the US with their debut album release.