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One Direction named best selling male group in UK last year

One Direction were the top selling male band in the UK in 2014.

The pop group - who are now a quartet after Zayn Malik quit in March - released their fourth record 'FOUR' last year.

In new figures released by the industry body BPI, One Direction were the best selling male group in the UK that year.

They sold a total of 800,000 units in the country in 2014.

Male groups also accounted for over a third of total sales during the year.

US outfit Haim meanwhile were the most popular female group in 2014.

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