Super group One Direction seem to have taken over the world, and with their three night stint in Croke Park looming on the horizon, the country readies itself for boyband mania. The infographic below shows the boy band recipe. All boy bands have members who fit certain stereotypes in the band.

Below you can read the recipe for the ultimate boy band ever. Among the required characters are the ultra talented dreamy heart throb, the bad boy, the cute one, the shy one, boy next door. As for the puppetmaster, it is a controversial, greedy and ruthless manager. For example, Lou Pearlman, former manager of Backstreet Boys and N’Sync, used the success of his boy bands to attract money to his fraudulent investment program. Pearlman is currently serving a 25-year prison sentence for a half-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

In the infographic below, you will find numerous interesting boy band facts. Furthermore, the explosion of social media in the world in the last 10 years has seen artists clamour to gain the biggest influence.



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