One Direction notch up 12m sales in one year
One Direction were honoured yesterday (August 1) for their sales figures over the last year.
The pop group have gone on to achieve massive success since forming on the X Factor in 2010, with global tours under their belt.
They have now sold a total of 12 million records and DVDs in the past year and they were presented with special discs from their label to commemorate the achievement.
One Direction managed to shift 8 million singles, 3 million copies of their debut album 'Up All Night' and 1 million DVDs.
Speaking about the massive milestone, Liam Payne said:
"We are obviously ecstatic and humbled by our award today. We have an incredible team of people around us who have helped us achieve this and above all we would like to thank our fans. We owe all our success to them."
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