1D Score Highest US Chart Debut Since The Spice Girls
What Makes You Beautiful has entered the Hot 100 at No.28...
[uuid=5ad0711e-3a3a-42a1-bc69-5ef401af7953]The Brit Awardson Tuesday (21st February), 1D's debut single What Makes You Beautiful reached No.28 on the Hot 100 countdown - making it the highest position from a UK pop group in 15 years.
According to Billboard, the Spice Girls were the last UK pop artists to chart higher than 1D with their debut single Wannabe back in January 1997 - which entered the countdown at No.11.
The X Factor boyband also managed to shift a cool 132,000 downloads of the track over the past week, meaning that it was No.12 on the Digital Songs chart.
One Direction's chart position comes a week before What Makes You Beautiful hits radio stations Stateside, with the hope that after some airplay it will climb further up the chart.
Harry, Zayn, Louis, Liam and Niall's debut album Up All Night is due to be released in America on 13th March.
Earlier this week, 1D also announced their first UK and Ireland Arena tour - which kicks of next February. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (25th February) at 9am.