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30 October 2015, 09:09
One Direction's career in numbers.
Here are some of the key statistics from One Direction's career to date:
:: 45 - weeks spent in the UK top 10 singles chart since September 2011, including four number one singles.
:: 141 - total weeks spent in the UK top 40 singles chart.
:: £25 million - estimated individual wealth of each One Direction member, as quoted in the 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.
:: 50 million - approximate number of records sold worldwide to date.
:: 7.5 million - the total combined audience at One Direction concerts to date.
:: Third - where One Direction came in the 2010 X Factor final, behind Matt Cardle and Rebecca Ferguson.
:: 4 out of 4 - albums entering the US charts at number one. One Direction are the first band to achieve this in history.
:: 10 minutes - time taken for tickets to sell out for One Direction's 2012 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.
:: 2.03 million - streams of One Direction's single Drag Me Down during the first week of its release. It is the highest number for any single in UK music history.
:: Here is how One Direction compare with other artists in terms of weeks spent at number one in UK top 40 singles chart.
One Direction: 4
Girls Aloud: 8
Michael Jackson: 16
Spice Girls: 22
Take That: 29
The Beatles: 65
Elvis Presley: 80