One Direction Performs Surprise Gig at Westfield’s Shepherd’s Bush

Shoppers at Westfield’s Shepherd’s Bush in London were in for a treat on Thursday morning.

Liam Payne and Niall Horan from One Direction showed up to the mall where they played acoustically for unsuspecting customers and employees.

Cameras were spotted following the duo, which makes us believe that all the action is being filmed for something big. Maybe that rumored movie or a TV show? More webisodes?

The guys have been spotted at recording studios in London as well, where cameras have been present.

In other big 1D news, the band just hit 12 million worldwide sales in less than a year. Wow!

According to Sony Music, One Direction’s sales so far include 8 million singles, 3 million albums and 1 million DVDs.

Click inside for more fun 1D facts from Sony & pics from Liam & Niall at Shepherd’s Bush & the band out and about in London recently…

Here are some other One Direction statistics provided by Sony Music:

-One Direction’s debut album, “Up All Night,” has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide and has hit No. 1 in 16 different countries, including the U.S., where One Direction became the first U.K. group to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart with a first album. “Up All Night” is currently the top-selling debut album of 2012 in the U.S.
-In the U.S., “Up All Night” has been certified platinum with more than 1 million sales. In the U.K., “Up All Night” is at double-platinum status.
-“What Makes You Beautiful” (the first single from “Up All Night”) has sold more than 3 million copies in the U.S. and 5 million worldwide.
-One Direction’s “Up All Night – The Live Tour” DVD is triple-platinum in the U.S., and is the biggest selling music DVD of 2012 so far in the U.K.