Pop Stars React To Nepal Earthquake

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Several pop stars turned to Twitter to send out their thoughts and prayers to the people of Nepal after the south Asian country was hit with a magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday, killing more than 3,000. Many also pointed out ways for people to donate to those impacted by the quake. Among the Tweets:

Nadine Coyle (@NadineCoyleNow): My heart goes out to everyone suffering from the Nepal earthquake. God please bring peace to all that you can. ??

Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles): Thinking about everyone involved in the Earthquake in Nepal.. Such awful news… To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, text: DONATE5 to 70008 and give £5. Thank you @savechildrenuk

Shakira (@shakira): .@UNICEF is taking action to help children+families affected by horrific #NepalEarthquake You can help: http://www.supportunicef.org/Nepal

Emma Bunton (@EmmaBunton): Children are in danger following #Nepal earthquake, please support @Unicef_UK to provide urgent help – http://ow.ly/M73WN PLS RT

One Direction (@onedirection): To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal text: DONATE5 to 70008 and give £5. Thank you #NepalEarthquake @savechildrenuk

Marie Digby (@mariedigby): I’m really saddened to hear the news about the earthquake in Nepal. Sending my prayers to the people there & donation through @DirectRelief

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): Help the families of the Nepal Earthquake which has left thousands dead. Donate to @convoyofhope at http://give.convoyofhope.org/Nepal #NepalEarthquake

Uh Huh Her (@UhHuhHerMusic): Sending love and thinking about everyone in Nepal.

Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): Hey everyone, @UNICEF is taking action to help children+families affected by the #NepalEarthquake To help http://www.unicefusa.org/Nepal

Yuna Zarai (@yunamusic): My prayers for those affected by the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. This was one of the strongest earthquakes recorded.

Kevin Jonas (@kevinjonas): Help the families of the Nepal Earthquake which has left thousands dead. Donate to @convoyofhope at http://give.convoyofhope.org/Nepal #NepalEarthquake

Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): So devastating to hear about the earthquake in Nepal. My love and thoughts are with everyone there <3 Lisa Origliasso (@Lisa_Veronica): My heart is breaking for everyone affected by the earthquake in Nepal. A terrifying tragedy. Sending prayers, love, peace and strength. X Jessica Origliasso (@Jessicaveronica): Prayers to Nepal X Drew Seeley (@drewseeley): Praying for Nepal this morning Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles): Oh such heartbreak for Nepal. Kina Grannis (@kinagrannis): Sending love to Nepal after this devastating earthquake. Just got word that my cousin living there is safe... Elizabeth & The Catapult (@thecatapult): Just heard about the earthquake in Nepal. My heart goes out to all the victims. Just horrible. Laura Jansen (@LauraJansen): Nepal in my thoughts today

Niall Horan On Set Of One Direction’s ‘Night Changes’ Video

Niall Horan on set of 'Night Changes' music video

One Direction is out with footage of Niall Horan on the set of the group’s ‘Night Changes’ music video, featuring commentary from the video’s director Ben Winston.

Describing the scene, Ben said, “This date is Niall’s date, but every girl would like to have an evening with Niall. He plays guitar, they’re gonna play board games.”

As for the drama Niall encounters in the treatment, Ben explained, “Being in One Direction, it’s not always what it’s made out to be. Niall’s arm is gonna catch a light, and he will spill juice all over the lady’s dress, so the date unfortunately will go wrong.”

Watch the brief clip via YouTube below.

Zayn Malik On Set Of One Direction’s ‘Night Changes’ Video

Zayn Malik on set at 'Night Changes' music video shoot

One Direction are out with behind the scenes footage of Zayn Malik on the set of the group’s ‘Night Changes’ music video, featuring commentary from Zayn and video director Ben Winston.
“The idea behind this video is almost like a fantasy sequence, where we imagine what it would be like to go on dates with the boys, but yet each date goes a little bit wrong to show they are human after all,” Winston explained.

Zayn added, “My perfect date is something like chilled out, watching a film, relaxed, and get to know each other.”

Watch the footage via YouTube below.

One Direction New Album ‘Four’ Out November 17th

One Direction 'Four' album cover

British pop group One Direction have announced the global release of their eagerly anticipated fourth studio album ‘Four’ on November 17th 2014 via Syco/Columbia Records. The follow-up to their third album ‘Midnight Memories’, the world’s bestselling album of 2013. ‘Four’ is available for pre-order now on iTunes.

To celebrate the announcement, One Direction are offering fans a download of a brand new track ‘Fireproof’, a first look from the new album ‘Four’. Fans can download the track for free from the bands official website, onedirectionmusic.com, for 24 hours only. ‘Fireproof’ is written by Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne, along with John Ryan, Jamie Scott and Julian Bunetta.

One Direction ‘Where We Are’ Concert Film Coming In October

One Direction concert film

One Direction’s ‘Where We Are’ concert film will be coming to cinemas worldwide on the 11th and 12th October. Recorded at the iconic San Siro stadium in Milan from the sell-out Italian leg of the tour, this one-off cinema event features the live concert including all of One Direction’s biggest hits, plus a 15 minute never before seen interview cut with exclusive behind the scenes footage.

There will be more than 10,000 screenings in over 3,000 screens across 50+ territories, making this the biggest global “event cinema” release ever. Tickets for the screenings will go on sale July 28th. More information, including locations of the film screenings and other details will be released in the coming weeks via the film website at www.1Dconcertfilm.com and on the official One Direction social media channels.

Mark Foster, CEO of new entity Arts Alliance, said “I’m delighted this will be Arts Alliance’s first Pop release since the production and finance company, Mr Wolf, merged with Arts Alliance Media’s distribution arm. We intend this to be the first of many more recording breaking theatrical releases.”

Yogita Puri, Director Content who negotiated the deal for Arts Alliance said “We’re thrilled to be working with Syco, Sony Music and Modest Management on what will be the ultimate fan experience and a landmark release for event cinema.”

Watch a trailer via YouTube below.

Liam Payne: One Direction Grows Up With ‘You & I’

Liam Payne of One Direction wearing headphones

In a clip promoting their new single ‘You & I’ and its music video, One Direction member Liam Payne talked about the musical growth of the English-Irish boy band. “Personally I think this is one of our best songs. It’s such a big track and it’s kind of a bit more grown up for us,” he said. ‘You & I’ is featured on 1D’s ‘Midnight Memories’ album, out now. Watch it via Instagram below.

One Direction ‘You & I’ Video

One Direction 'You & I' music video

One Direction are out with the music video to their new single ‘You & I’, off the English-Irish boy band’s third studio album ‘Midnight Memories’, out now on Columbia Records. Watch the Ben Winston directed video via VEVO below.

Zayn Malik Looked For A Good Listener In A Girlfriend

Zayn Malik in Miami

Zayn Malik of One Direction says prior to meeting fiance Perrie Edwards of Little Mix, he was looking for a partner who was a good listener and took time to hear what he had to say. “[I’m looking for] A good listener who takes interest in what you say,” the 21-year-old said, according to Star magazine. “If they take time out to speak to you, it’s attractive.”

One Direction Behind The Scenes In Miami

One Direction backstage in Miami

One Direction posted a clip highlighting their tour stop in Miami, Florida, featuring several comments from fans and the group members Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne.

“It’s a nice opportunity to actually meet the fans,” Louis said about the group’s backstage meet and greet.

Talking about the tropical locale, Harry said, “Great place. Weather is amazing and the people are amazing.”

Zayn remarked about the boys performing live, “When we’re on stage and we get to perform for our fans and we get to see all of our fans in one place, enjoying our music and having fun, that’s definitely the best part of our job.”

As for the on-stage wardrobe requirements, Liam explained, “We’ve got to do a load of quick changes on the show, which is getting changed as fast as you can in a few seconds, so that’s quite fun, but having five people in a room, they’re usually quite small rooms, so you’re kind of bashing off people and stuff trying to get yourself ready. The first tour was a lot worse, those were super quick changes. I went out one time and I hadn’t got my shoes tied just to get on stage.”

As for how things have changed for Zayn since the group started out, he said, “The only thing that really changes for me as far as a band or whatever, I was massively gut wrenchingly nervous whenever I was going to do something on stage, but now it’s transferred from nerves into excitement, and I’m more excited and buzzed up to go on stage, but I still get the same rush and I still get the same buzz.”

Watch the highlights via YouTube below.

One Direction ‘Story Of My Life’ Making The Video

One Direction 'Story Of My Life' video making of

One Direction are out with behind the scenes footage from the making of their ‘Story of My Life’ music video, where over 6,000 photos of group members Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson growing up were assembled into a tapestry at the Ben Winston directed shoot.

“The fans know so much about the boys, that in a way we’re sort of revealing that a little bit more,” Winston explained. “We’re showing quite intimate moments that people haven’t seen before, recreating some photos that the boys had from when they were kids… To see how people change over a generation, whatever happens to you, however successful you’ve become, you’re still from the same place, and I think in a way that is a story of their life.”

“It’s quite nice looking at everyone else’s pictures actually when everyone else was a little kid,” Liam said. “We’re all doing the same thing and now we’re still together doing the same thing, so technically we’ve lived our lives in sync.”

Watch the footage via YouTube below.

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