Directioners — we have huge news for you! One Direction has been named the Top Artist of 2014! They are the first group to earn the title since Destiny’s Child in 2001! Fans are flocking to Twitter to congratulate the boys — check out what they are saying!
One Direction is just the ninth group to win top artist of the year since Billboard started the category in 1981 — craziness! Are you proud of the boys?
One Direction: Top Artist By Billboard
Not only are they the first group to win since Destiny’s Child, but they are just the fifth non-American-born act to be the top artist of the year!
Fans could not be more excited about this top honor — they even had a few words to say directed towards the haters!
“One Direction takes home the trophy as Billboard’s top artist of the year for 2014.” I couldn´t be more proud.
— catty (@hsunshinex) December 9, 2014
“One Direction is fading” IM SORRY I CANT HEAR YOU OVER THEIR #1 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD TOP ARTIST CHART
— 1D Updates! (@1DUpdatesOMG) December 9, 2014
Haters, One Direction takes home the trophy as Billboard’s top artist of the year for 2014 pic.twitter.com/eSvvykh4k7
— One Direction UK (@Uk_1D_Official) December 9, 2014
One Direction Wins Artist Of The Year — 2014 AMAs
The boys also won another huge award this year at the AMAs. On Nov. 23, the British boyband nabbed the award of the night — Artist of the Year.
HollywoodLifers, are you proud of 1D? What would you say to them if you could talk to them? Let us know in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio