One Direction reach #1 in US singles chart: 341,000 copies sold in one week
Teen boy band One Direction became the first UK group to enter the US Billboard chart with their debut album earlier this year. They hit the top of the charts in the US with the fastest selling single by a British act.
The band, runners up in the seventh series of the X Factor, have taken the US by storm, and their single Live While We're Young sold 341,000 copies in one week.
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