Who is the owner of One Direction band? One Direction was formed by Simon Cowell during the 2010 season of X-Factor UK.
Is Simon Cowell 1 Direction’s manager? Cowell was their mentor throughout the series and they ended up being his final act, bringing the band all the way to third place. After the competition, Simon signed One Direction to Syco and they became a worldwide success.
Is One Direction still signed with Syco? By 2020, all One Direction members had parted ways with Syco Music. Zayn moved to RCA Records in 2015. Harry signed with Columbia Records in early 2016, while Niall and Liam both moved to Capitol Records in late 2016. Finally in July 2020, Louis announced he had parted ways with Syco.
What happened with Louis Tomlinson and Simon Cowell? Louis Tomlinson has allegedly defended Simon Cowell after Jedward’s furious Twitter tirade. The former X-factor contestants, who released their own mashup single of ‘Under Pressure Ice Ice Baby’ launched their latest attack on the music mogul, dragging both One Direction and Little Mix into the spat.