One Direction Brand New Single "Best Song Ever" Available Digitally Monday July 22nd
SET TO OPEN TEEN CHOICE 2013 AWARDS ON FOX
NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global superstars One Direction tease their upcoming 3D movie, THIS IS US, with the eagerly awaited release of their brand new single "Best Song Ever." The first song to be released from their forthcoming third album due out later this year, "Best Song Ever" will be digitally released globally on Monday, July 22nd, 2013. One Direction will open TEEN CHOICE 2013 with the television debut performance of "Best Song Ever." TEEN CHOICE 2013, airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
On "Best Song Ever" Niall, Louis, Harry, Liam and Zayn deliver yet another memorable modern-pop classic. Fans can get their first taste of "Best Song Ever" when the new trailer for THIS IS US launches on the One Direction official VEVO channel today. With a sky scraping sing along chorus, One Direction's new single expands their sound yet remains as irrepressibly infectious as ever.
One Direction are currently on a worldwide tour in support of their second album TAKE ME HOME, while THIS IS US will be released nationwide August 30th, 2013. The band will make a special appearance on NBC's the Today Show Summer Concert series on August 23rd in support of the film. One Direction have just announced the first two legs of a worldwide stadium tour for 2014 – including eight sold out dates in the UK and Ireland.
With the two albums to date – UP ALL NIGHT and TAKE ME HOME - One Direction have sold over 30 million records worldwide. They've won two BRIT awards, three MTV Europe Music awards, three Billboard Music awards and are nominated for a Teen Choice 2013 Award for Choice Music Group.
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Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records, Kemosabe Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Reunion Records, Roc Nation, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
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Syco Entertainment is also the world¹s most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, IL Divo, Jonathan and Charlotte, Tate Stevens, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony, James Arthur, Ella Henderson and the Loveable Rogues. Syco's television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. The X Factor was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and Fremantle Media. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 42 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 191 countries. In 2012 Got Talent became the world¹s biggest selling TV format and is now commissioned in 56 countries as a local format. In 2013 Syco continues to capitalize on the ongoing success of its established global hit TV formats and a number of new projects including two feature films - One Direction's 3D movie This Is Us with Sony Pictures and One Chance, a film based on the success story of Britain's Got Talent's first winner, Paul Potts, in association with the Weinstein Company.
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