Do you remember watching five young lads on the 2010 series of UK X Factor?
Do you have fond memories of the early days, before they became the international megastars that they are today?
Watch our awesome collection of original X Factor videos below and indulge in some top quality nostalgia from the beginning of their life together.
See how the boys were put through individually before being merged into a group, and laugh, cry and generally feel all warm & gooey inside at these brilliant clips from yesteryear.
Let’s start things off with their original X Factor auditions:
Now we move onto seeing the boys at Bootcamp, rejected as individuals, but given a second chance, and my how they took it!
The best X Factor One Direction montage ever. A collection of clips from inside the X Factor house, backstage, and generally just larking about:
Singing “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on the live shows:
Singing “Torn” on the X Factor final:
Boo hoo, they didn’t win, and eventually ended up in third place behind Rebecca Ferguson and Matt Cardle.
But they have’t done too badly since have they! One Direction we love you!