Liam Payne celebrating after 1D named most popular act in the world

Liam Payne from Wolverhampton is celebrating after his band One Direction were named the most popular act in the world.

1D - the most popular act in the world Credit: Dave Bedrosian/Geisler-Fotopress/DPA/Press Association Images

The boy group beat the likes of Eminem and Rhianna to become Global Recording Artists of 2013.

Liam Payne is from Wolverhampton Credit: Dave Bedrosian/Geisler-Fotopress/DPA/Press Association Images

The award measures success in downloading, streaming and physical sales of singles and albums.

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