Gotta Be You by One Direction
"Gotta Be You" is a song by British-Irish boy band One Direction from their debut studio album, Up All Night (2011). It was released as the album's second single on 11 November 2011. The song was written by August Rigo and Steve Mac, and it was produced by Mac. "Gotta Be You" is a pop rock ballad. The single peaked at number three on the Irish and UK Singles Chart, becoming One Direction second top ten single in both countries, respectively. "Gotta Be You" debuted at number three on the Irish Singles Chart, dated 17 November 2011. In the UK, "Gotta Be You" sold substantially less than their first single, selling 59,461 copies in its first week. Despite the single reaching number one on the mid-week chart update, it entered the official UK Singles Chart on 20 November 2011 at number three behind the seventh week sales of Rihanna's "We Found Love" and the release of Flo Rida's "Good Feeling". Show video tutorial!
About the Artist
One Direction is a British-Irish boyband, consisting of members Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne. They finished third on the seventh series of ITV reality talent show The X Factor. Following The X Factor, the group signed a £2 million record contract with Syco. Each of the five members applied as solo contestants, but failed to qualify for the Boys category. After a suggestion by guest judge Nicole Scherzinger, the five teens were put into a band, thus qualifying for the Groups category. Zayn Malik (born 12 January 1993) from West Lane Baildon, Bradford, England[ a student at Tong High School. He is of Pakistani descent. His audition was initially not shown, but was shown after the series ended on companion show Xtra Factor. Malik was noted for becoming nervous in bootcamp, and when he was told he had to dance, he decided to remain backstage, effectively running the risk of elimination. Cowell noticed Malik missing from the dance routine and went backstage and convinced him to return.