The British boy band who's already won the hearts of millions around the world is back — with a U.S. tour! One Direction has announced they'll be embarking on a stadium tour come summer 2014. The news comes just after the release of their latest album, "Midnight Memories," which features their newest single, "Story of My Life."
Mark your calendars with the 2014 schedule for the 1D U.S. tour, featured below. Click here for more information on tickets and upcoming tour dates.
Did you watch the American Music Awards last night? That's okay, I didn't either. But I do know there are some things people are talking about — Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake walking away with the most awards, for example, and the sheer volume of performances. There were performances by Rihanna, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, One Direction, Imagine Dragons, Arianna Grande, and Justin Timberlake, as well as these three people are still buzzing about:
TLC Features Lil Mama
It was 20 years ago when TLC first performed at the AMAs. Last night, T-Boz and Chilli reunited to sing their hit, "Waterfalls." Lil Mama, who portrayed Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in the TLC biopic that aired on VH1 earlier this month, joined the two on stage and rapped Left Eye's verse.
I don't personally know much about sports, but I know an incredible catch when I see one. During a game between University of Central Florida and Temple, UCF junior wide receiver J.J. Worton had an acrobatic touchdown that saved the game. The throw, from the Temple 30-yard line, came from UCF teammate Blake Bortles.
These days, Lorde's song "Royals" is all over the radio. So this a cappella rendition, courtesy of the AcaBelles from Florida State University, is the perfect change of pace. The group takes the song and reimagines it, sans instruments. According to Huffington Post, the all-female group recently performed this rendition at The Vocal Company's acappellaEd program in Orlando, FL. I'm just pumped because this is obviously the real-life version of the film "Pitch Perfect."