One Direction are set to become the next biggest boy band around, according to IrishCentral readers.
In a recent poll, a massive 90 percent voted for the “What Makes You Beautiful” hitmakers, after readers were asked to choose between One Direction and The Wanted.
The two Irish-British boy bands were in the U.S. recently promoting their respective hits, leading to speculation regarding their popularity.
The Wanted appeared on Ellen and their Billboard Top 10 hit "Glad You Came" was performed on Glee. Similarly, One Direction’s hit song “What Makes You Beautiful” also made Billboard's Top 10, and they appeared on Saturday Night Live with Sofia Vergara.
Despite a growing U.S. fan base for the two pop groups, IrishCentral readers have crowned One Direction as the ultimate teen idols.
Here are some facts on the next biggest thing in the pop world.
Who: Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson.
Twitter followers: Over three million.
High Point: They're the first UK group in history to get a US number one with their debut album.