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One Direction Picks McBusted & Samantha Jade As Opening Acts

January 19, 2015 • By

One Direction Pick bands for tour
One Direction has just announced their opening acts for the Australian leg of their “On The Road Again” tour.

The tour kicks off in Sydney Australia on February 7th and the British band McBusted along with Australian singer Samantha Jade will be opening up for the band.

Samantha, the 27-year-old singer from Perth, Australia, was the 2012 “X Factor” Australia winner.

Here’s what Samantha had to say about the tour:

So So excited to announce that I will be opening up for 1D on the Australian leg of their on the road again tour!! See you all there MWA

Last year’s One Direction tour was seen by an estimated 3.4 million people and made the band over $250 million.

The British band McBusted are BFFs of One Direction and will be headed down under to accompany them for their tour dates.

Watch the video below to see McBusted announce their exciting news.

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Album Is No. 1 For Ninth Week On Billboard 200 Chart!

January 14, 2015 • By

Taylor Swift’s latest album “1989” has hit number 1 for nine weeks on Billboard 200 Chart. Her album has sold 155,000 last week.

The Billboard 200 Chart uses multi-metric album consumption, such as sales, track equivalend albums and steaming to decide where an album ranks.

“1989” has sold 3.94 million and is on the verge of becoming Taylor’s fifth album to sell 4 million copies!

Ed Sheeran’s “X” is No. 2 on the charts followed by Nicki Minaj’s “The Pinkprint,” Sam Smith’s “In the Lonely Hour” and rounding out the top 5 is Rae Sremmurd’s “SremmLife.”

At No. 6 is Hozier’s self-titled album, then J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive,” The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack is at No 8.

To finish it off, One Direction’s “Four” is at No. 9 and Ariana Grande’s “My Everything” comes in at No. 10 on the chart.

Congratulations Taylor for creating such a successful album!