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One Direction: 'Saturday Night Live' Performance!

One Direction: 'Saturday Night Live' Performance!

One Direction perform their hit song “What Makes You Beautiful” on Saturday Night Live‘s April 7th episode.

The British pop sensations were the musical guest alongside host Sofia Vergara.

During the show, the boys – Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan – made an appearance during the Manuel Ortiz Show sketch playing the sons of Sofia‘s character!

Click inside to check out a video of the sketch and the boys’ performance of “One Thing”.


One Direction on SNL – “What Makes You Beautiful”


One Direction on SNL – “One Thing”


One Direction – Manuel Ortiz Show

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73 Responses to “One Direction: 'Saturday Night Live' Performance!”

  1. 1
    LINDSAY LOHAN WILL WIN OSCAR Says:

    wow they so awesome….i just got horny

  2. 2
    fat fat fat fat Says:

    wow just what we needed a bunch of gay lookin lipsyncers that will make mom’s of ten year olds spend all their hard earned money to buy all their crap , bravo business people and puppets alike

  3. 3
    jiggle Says:

    The one in the red jacket has a nice voice. The others were a mess.

  4. 4
    amensister Says:

    back in the day the boybands could sing live, but these bunch of lip syncers are just a disgrace to the brand

    i cant believe how naive these teenage girls are. cute does not equal good music

  5. 5
    maila Says:

    @jiggle: His name is Zayn and yes, he basically has the best voice (you’d think his something habit would prevent his voice from sounding so amazing all the time), but Liam also has a great voice.

  6. 6
    alexis Says:

    I LOVED THIS!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. 7
    Kay Says:

    What are you talking about, they all sounded ok to me

  8. 8
    Jenny Says:

    @fat fat fat fat:
    If you think that they lip sync and have no talent well then your just another hater who is jealous when they see talent look at this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBxbTbalCCc

  9. 9
    Leenah Says:

    I don’t really know who they are,never heard of them,but they seem like they have a future ahead so why hate on them?They’re cute,they sing nice..let’s see them more.

  10. 10
    leelee Says:

    The one in the red jacket has the best voice and is the cutest. He should just drop the others.

  11. 11
    tatiana Says:

    Zayn<3
    1D is amazing, the next big boyband for sure.

  12. 12
    sarah Says:

    Guys seriously not joking just watch this youtuble clip no offense but their better than one direction, listen to their cover http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWKDdN_xKvg&feature=relmfu

  13. 13
    uk kid Says:

    For those of you who call them lipsyncers, these guys got famous for performing on a LIVE show like american idol, where they had to sing LIVE every week.

    They are talented – shush.

  14. 14
    Dave Howard Says:

    @uk kid: Let me correct you, they got famous for all entering the show as solo artists, failed at that, and then got booted out at the beginning of the competition as a group, failed there too. Clearly very talented…

    The only place they’re a ‘sensation’ is in the US with teenage girls who have far too much time on there hands. They most certainly don’t represent anything good about British music.

  15. 15
    emmaa Says:

    Liam and Zayn are gorgeous and my favourite from this band. In my opinion they have the best stage presence too.

  16. 16
    snl Says:

    i dont understand why their management put all the attention on that curly hair guy, the one in grey jacket, he seems to be the one having the least stage presence. the one in red is surely way better.

  17. 17
    BloodbuzzOhio Says:

    This band is such a joke! Is this site full of 12 year old girls or what?

  18. 18
    uhm Says:

    @snl: Because he’s one of the top vocalist, which includes the guy in the red jacket (Zayn) and Liam… aside from that fact Harry received a lot of press coverage due to his relationship with Caroline Flack. So yes, it’s safe to assume that he’s more popular in the media’s eyes. Liam is like the lead vocalist and Zayn gets the high notes, because yeah, he has an amazing voice.

    Talent-wise though, I think Haryy has a pretty good voice (based on his X Factor tapes) but I guess in this SNL performance, his nerves got the best of him again, like in one X Factor episode.

  19. 19
    Carolina Says:

    I love these boys!! but i recognise that they are not the best of the best when singing live!
    How come everyone critisizes Lana del Rey and with them is everything good and nothig but praise! People are weird!

  20. 20
    Sarah Says:

    IDGAF what you think, but I love them & I will support them till the end.
    Their music is awesome, their personalities are amazing, and their voices are just beautiful. Yeah they make mistakes, but who doesn’t?
    xoxo – A Proud Directioner From Amsterdam. ||

  21. 21
    Sarah Says:

    @BloodbuzzOhio: You just called yourself a 12 year old girl.

  22. 22
    Sarah Says:

    @uk kid: can I just marry you? :)

  23. 23
    No Way Says:

    This made me feel so old at the ripe age of 27. I’m going to go to CNN.com now with the 30+ years olds….::walks away with knitting gear::

  24. 24
    K Says:

    They sing good live!

  25. 25
    nufisaloveonedirection Says:

    my god these guys ever leave me speechless god love him! a kiss
    liam I love your word here in SPAIN SACAPUNTAS is super famous and cast of PIÑATA ! BOYS A KISS!

  26. 26
    Martinee Says:

    I kinda liked it (and I am an old ****) I loved how they weren’t perfectly choreographed- they were very real to me.
    the songs were catchy, and they are very cute.

  27. 27
    jenfan Says:

    ZAYN(red jacket) does sound the best…bt they can all sing..and zayn is the cutest too

  28. 28
    Kayleigh Says:

    @Dave Howard: they came 3rd in the x factor … get your facts right before slagging@Dave Howard: they didnt get kicked off at the beginning of the X Factor … they came 3rd … get your facts right before slagging them off!

  29. 29
    zhaz Says:

    Seem like nice guys with ok voices. But I really am confused about the whole 1 direction hype. I dont get it.Very clever marketing by Mr Simon Cowell I think..

  30. 30
    Dave Says:

    @Kayleigh: Couldn’t really care less, they didn’t win did they.

  31. 31
    Zileuton Says:

    zayn is the hottest!!! the others look like parts of jonas brothers’ sequel..lol
    they’re good though

  32. 32
    Sabra Says:

    @Dave Howard:

  33. 33
    Sabra Says:

    @Dave Howard: What do you mean booted out at the beginning of the competitio?. They placed third and so far have done better than both the first and second placers in and outside of the UK. I don’t understand why it is so difficult for some people to just give credit when it is due. One Direction can sing. They all of a different sound, which is great when you are in a group. Zayn’s high voice is clearly a favourite around here, but I love Harry’s raspy sound.

  34. 34
    Sabra Says:

    @snl: Well, he was the most popular in the UK, so I understand why a lot of focus went on him, but don’t judge his stage presence based on this performance. I have seen many performances and know that he shines. He is wonderful. Everyone has off days.

    I’m glad that Zayn (red jacket) is coming out of his shell more on stage.

  35. 35
    Sabra Says:

    @zhaz: I wouldn’t give Simon Cowell all the credit for One Direction’s fast rise. I would give the boys most. Their personalities and voices connected with people. People from all over the world discovered them on Youtube and other social network sites. I, for one, watched all their performances on the X Factor on Youtube and then actively sought out other videos. I am not even a teenager, but I am very proud of how far they have come.

    I think many people who don’t like the group are just music snobs. They think “good” music must come wrapped in a certain package. How limited is your taste?

  36. 36
    Christina Says:

    I love one direction!!! I think they did great! I miss I was there to see them live!

  37. 37
    Christina Says:

    I love one direction!!! I think they did AMAZING! I wish I was there to see it live!

  38. 38
    maila Says:

    lol I meant to say his smoking habit, not *something habit. lol

  39. 39
    25 year old fangirl Says:

    I’d take these boys over Justin Bieber anytime, thank you very much!

  40. 40
    kelly Says:

    who else thinks the blonde looks and dresses like ellen degeneres??? spot on!!!

  41. 41
    Courtney Says:

    Awe, Niall is so cute. I thought one thing sounded the best.

  42. 42
    Alyssa Says:

    @leelee: No. One Direction isn’t One Direction without all five boys. It wouldn’t be right.

  43. 43
    Samina Says:

    These performances make me cry. Their just so beautiful and they’ve grown so much and oh my gosh I love them ♥

  44. 44
    1980disney Says:

    There not bad, they remind me of my boyband time…the 90′s with the backstreet boys.

    Anyways what’s wup with the skinny jeans though?
    And the Justin Beaver haird, 3 of them have that going on. Messy hair, they should fix that.

  45. 45
    Nicole Says:

    It’s clear that Zayn has the best voice, the most stage presence, and obviously the better looking of the bunch… I just don’t understand why their team is set on Harry being the lead singer and face of the band. The British may by that, but Americans won’t. Zayn seems to be the only one with a solo career ahead of him.

  46. 46
    Jessabelle Says:

    They did a good job!

  47. 47
    purplehaze Says:

    @amensister: actually they won 3rd place in The X-Factor UK 2010…so that kinda implies that they CAN sing, don’t you think? please research before you start bashing on someone.

  48. 48
    Roxy Says:

    One Direction are awesome. :)

  49. 49
    klm Says:

    they seemed to have trouble staying on pitch

  50. 50
    OneDirectionForever Says:

    @fat fat fat fat:
    Die

  51. 51
    Milah (: Says:

    The Hair Flip Harry Does At The End Of WMYB <3

  52. 52
    JOSIE123 Says:

    Louis is adorable. espcially when he was fidgeting with his ear pieces and then just gave up, and that little face he made at the end of One Thing. I would love to see more of him though, since he is my fav! (not to say i don’t love the other ones , becuase I do, but Louis is my fav)

  53. 53
    Alexis Says:

    I love u Zayn

  54. 54
    lauren s Says:

    ohmylord. i love them .
    harry & zayn will be mine . <3

  55. 55
    iloveHarryStyles4ever Says:

    i love one direction(: they are the best !! i love them to death especially Harry omg i wanna marry him they always leave me screaming and speachless!!! ahhhh i love them !!! hehe I LOVE ONE DIRECTION 4 EVER!!! ONE DIRECTION INFECTION !! THERE IS NO CURE FOR IT <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

  56. 56
    wow! Says:

    you haters that are saying that they are lip-syncing are deaf
    fix you fuk1n ears and listen again. this is obviously not lip-sync
    and their talents? they freakin proved their talents by placing third on the x factor and simon cowell LIKES them

  57. 57
    mostafa Says:

    سلام ئوست من وب سایت خوبی داری iran

  58. 58
    faeze Says:

    ur the best guys

  59. 59
    breanne Says:

    :) you r sexy and you know it

  60. 60
    starklover19 Says:

    i totaly love them,sigh,and i think they have a good voice

  61. 61
    starklover19 Says:

    i lllllllllllooooooooovvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeee themmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  62. 62
    dawine Says:

    i wish i could meet them in real life i love you harry syle i love all of you your song touch my heart and your funny

  63. 63
    dawine Says:

    i love all of you

  64. 64
    dawine Says:

    your awsome go to http://www.onedirectionfanclub.com and sign in iam a huge fan

  65. 65
    dawine Says:

    @nufisaloveonedirection: i cant wait

  66. 66
    dawine Says:

    do you love one direction

  67. 67
    dawine Says:

    harry styles is hot i wanna mary him i toke a quiz last week and it said my future boyfriend is harry style and iam lucky

  68. 68
    miguel Says:

    i wish i was famous like harry style

  69. 69
    miguel Says:

    i always wanted to be famous

  70. 70
    Melissa Styles Says:

    OMG i love Carlito aka Harry Styles <3

  71. 71
    BRENDA BARAJAS HERNANDEZ RODR Says:

    @nufisaloveonedirection: @nufisaloveonedirection:

  72. 72
    BRENDA BARAJAS HERNANDEZ RODR Says:

    I LOVE ONE DIRECTION WHO LIKES ONE DIRECTION SAY YES IF YOU LIKE OR SAY NO YOU DONT’T LIKE IT

  73. 73
    BRENDA BARAJAS HERNANDEZ RODR Says:

    one directioon are awesome

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