THEIR debut single What Makes You Beautiful shot to No.1 on iTunes within 15 minutes of being released, and achieved the biggest week one sales of 2011, selling 153,965 copies.
Now, One Direction have announced they’ll be heading to the region.
The 21-date tour will see One Direction playing at Newcastle City Hall on January 17.
The boys are no strangers to performing to huge crowds after wowing fans on The X Factor Live Tour earlier this year.
Their first headline tour will see the band performing songs from their debut album, released in November, alongside some of their favourite covers and a few surprises.
Newcastle City Hall tickets are available from the City Hall box office, College Street, or by phoning 261 2606 or visiting www.newcastlecityhall.org.