Stepping back: Zayn Malik on stage with Harry Styles in New York. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/OneD/Getty

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One Direction hold their three awards for Artist of the Year, Favorite Band Duo or Group - Pop/Rock and Favorite Album - Pop/Rock at the 2014 American Music Awards in LA. Photograph: EPA/Paul Buck 2:25

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 Niall Horan of One Direction Photograph: David Sleator

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Singers Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan from One Direction attend the “One Direction This Is Us” world premiere at the Empire Leicester Square this evening. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

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Niall Horan of One Direction performing in the O2 last year. He now ranks among the richest music performers in Britain and Ireland. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

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