One Direction marked their 8th anniversary as a band.
The group consists of Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and former member Zayn Malik – were formed by Simon Cowell on ‘The X Factor’ in 2010, and went on an indefinite break five years later.
Liam wrote: #8YearsOfOneDirection what an incredible 8 years it’s been with my brothers! Thank you to all the fans that are still supporting and following our journeys. Love LP [sic]”
Whilst Louis added to his own Twitter account how he couldn’t believe how time has flown by, writing: ”#8YearsOfOneDirection Where has the time gone!? Thank you so much to every single person who’s ever supported us. Big love!”