One Direction Smash Six 2016 Guinness World Records

If you were in any doubt that the One Direction lads would fail to live on in public memory (ha!) during their hiatus, you can breathe a sigh of relief -- the boys have already smashed six 2016 Guinness World Records.

One Direction Smash Six 2016 Guinness World Records

The boy band is going out in style...Photo: Getty Images

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In no particular order, here are the records they've broken.

Most followers on Twitter for a music group: 23,393,106

First group to debut at No. 1 with their first four albums in the U.S.:Up All Night,Take Me Home,Midnight Memories,Four

First UK group to debut at No.1 in USA with debut album: As above

Highest debut by UK group on US singles chart: No 3 withLive While We're Young

Most subscribers for a band on YouTube: 36,817,975 views

Most popular dance game track: Just Dance 4's routine for One Direction'sWhat Makes You Beautiful had earned 36,817,975 views

News leaked last week that the band will be taking a hiatus in 2016 after five years of back-to-back albums and touring.

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