One Direction's New Album 'Take Me Home' Reaches Number One In 32 Countries

21 November 2012, 15:59 | Updated: 21 November 2012, 16:12

The UK boy band's second studio album has reached number one in countries across the world since its release.

One Direction's newly released album 'Take Me Home' has topped the charts in over 32 countries across the globe.

The follow-up to the UK boy band's debut 'Up All Night' reached number one on the US Billboard Top 200 this week, earning them their second number one in America this year, and the record has topped charts around the world in its first week of release.

One Direction's 'Take Me Home' is now number one in over thirty countries including the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Norway, Argentina, Mexico, Japan and Thailand.

It has also been announced that Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik's latest release has broken the current iTunes record for pre-orders, having sold 130,000 albums through their pre-ordering serves.

Check out a picture of One Direction performing on The Today Show last week below (Credit: PA):

One Direction's chart success in America this week has made them the first British band to have both their debut album and follow-up debut at number one on the weekly US Billboard Top 200 chart, after 'Up All Night' did similarly earlier this year.

Earlier this week the UK boy band got to perform in front of the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall for the annual Royal Variety Performance show on Monday night (19th November).

One Direction are set to embark on a new world tour in support of the album in 2013 before launching a 3D film in cinemas in August next year.

One Direction are currently in London after performing 'Little Things' in front of the Queen for the Royal Variety Performance on Monday evening (19th November).