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Radio 1 boss can’t name a single 1D song – is it even possible??


One Direction, being the globally successful boy band they are, usually grab a top 10 spot on the UK Top 40 every week, if not hitting number 1. So, we can safely presume that most people can name at least a few of the boys’ tracks.

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After all, who can forget the radio-takeover that was “What Makes You Beautiful”, and “Best Song Ever” hitting summer anthem standards last year? Even people who aren’t fans can recall a couple of songs they’ve heard playing in the car, or in a shop, or something .

Not BBC Radio 1 Controller Ben Cooper.

While Radio 2 and Challenge Radio hosted a live simulcast during the Radio Festival in Salford, Cooper was challenged to name one Direction songs. Bizarrely, the radio boss couldn’t name a single track – em, what?!

I mean, we can understand not everyone is a heart-and-soul Directioner, but not able to name any? Not even one? Check it out for yourself and share in our disgust.

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Written by Laura Fulton

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