One Direction (US) settle lawsuit with One Direction (UK), changes name to Uncharted Shores

from RollingStone.com:

UK-based One Direction have won the right to keep their name after the U.S.-based One Direction sued the U.K. pop group, saying they used the name first.

As part of the outcome, the US band will now be known as Uncharted Shores while One Direction will keep their name.

The name change was announced in a joint statement that also noted both groups were happy with the outcome.