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Description: Due to the overwhelming popular demand, pop sensation One Direction are set to headline the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 3, 2012.
One Direction are Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. All of the group hail from the U.K., save for Horan, who is from Ireland. All five of the boys (ages 18-20) auditioned for the UK X Factor in 2010 as solo artists. However, at the suggestion of Simon Cowell they joined forces as a group, quickly becoming one of the competitions most popular acts of all time, finishing in the final three and garnering a gigantic fan-base along the way.
Venue Description: Opened in 1968, MSG is both a performance and sports arena (home to NBA basketball team the New York Knicks and the WNBA's New York Liberty; and to NHL hockey's New York Rangers).