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Highlights: Day 2, One Direction live in Manila

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Cheers to an even crazier – and wetter – night with the boys!

'AND LET ME KISS YOU!' Liam Payne couldn't help but kiss Niall Horan on the cheek. Cute! Photo by Carla Gahol

MANILA, Philippines – The battle against the sudden downpour of rain did not stop wild Filipino Directioners from singing (and screaming!) along with Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson on March 22. (Missed out on the first night? See the concert in clips and photos.)

Gates opened at 5pm, and excited fans rushed in for what would be another memorable night with the boys. 

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>We&#39;re loving the energy, <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/TeamDay2?src=hash”>#TeamDay2</a>! See if you can spot yourselves in this <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> crowd! <a href=”http://t.co/VGwsR5YogZ”>pic.twitter.com/VGwsR5YogZ</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579595989050241024″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Malaysian DJ KC opened the concert and played his set, as the riled up fans partied hard. 

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>The party&#39;s just getting started! DJ KC playing an awesome dance mix to keep the crowd going here at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a>! <a href=”http://t.co/piRX0OeGaO”>pic.twitter.com/piRX0OeGaO</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579604431693443072″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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An intro video was shown, and afterwards the boys opened with “Clouds”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Welcome to <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OTRATMNL?src=hash”>#OTRATMNL</a> Day 2, everyone. Prepare to be blown away! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NoChillPhilippines?src=hash”>#NoChillPhilippines</a> <a href=”http://t.co/Q3oDrBi06S”>pic.twitter.com/Q3oDrBi06S</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579626239045992448″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Kicking off with &quot;Clouds&quot;! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/dYrmtLSiTm”>pic.twitter.com/dYrmtLSiTm</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579626552029147136″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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“Steal My Girl” played afterwards:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>&quot;Find another one, coz she belongs to me!&quot; <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/PAaWXu3oM1″>pic.twitter.com/PAaWXu3oM1</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579626968351531009″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Love how the crowd is singing along to &quot;Steal My Girl&quot;! <a href=”http://t.co/BPkBT2YqS9″>pic.twitter.com/BPkBT2YqS9</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579627822882246656″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The crowd sang along with “Where Do Broken Hearts Go”

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>Now playing at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a>: &quot;Where Do Broken Hearts Go&quot;  <a href=”http://t.co/SgWP9lYuY8″>pic.twitter.com/SgWP9lYuY8</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579629007739604992″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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“Midnight Memories” was also played:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Let&#39;s make Midnight Memories with <a href=”https://twitter.com/onedirection”>@onedirection</a>, shall we? <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/HI7Sx9WmRw”>pic.twitter.com/HI7Sx9WmRw</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579629884856631296″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Here’s a clip of “Stockholm Syndrome”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>&quot;Baby, look what you&#39;ve done to me.&quot; Stockholm Syndrome now playing at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/sYY0EDGzI1″>pic.twitter.com/sYY0EDGzI1</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579632104343908352″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Aside from playing hits like “Ready to Run” and “Don’t Forget Where You Belong,” here’s a clip of them singing “Better Than Words”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>What&#39;s better than words? Seeing <a href=”https://twitter.com/onedirection”>@onedirection</a> live! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/TEyumAPZoR”>pic.twitter.com/TEyumAPZoR</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579635904714665984″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Filipino fans held up Philippine flag signs at one point during the concert:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p><a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OneDirectionMNL?src=hash”>#OneDirectionMNL</a> <a href=”http://t.co/ZqwedGFkbd”>pic.twitter.com/ZqwedGFkbd</a></p>&mdash; MMI LIVE (@mmilive) <a href=”https://twitter.com/mmilive/status/579636137158791168″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The crowd lit up the concert venue during “Little Things”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>LITTLE THINGS <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OneDirectionMNL?src=hash”>#OneDirectionMNL</a> A pool of beautiful lights! As requested by the lads! <a href=”http://t.co/NAwAvGN6BZ”>pic.twitter.com/NAwAvGN6BZ</a></p>&mdash; MMI LIVE (@mmilive) <a href=”https://twitter.com/mmilive/status/579637022148575232″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>&quot;It&#39;s you, it&#39;s you they add up to.&quot; <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/EkU8VjUblV”>pic.twitter.com/EkU8VjUblV</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579638581884407808″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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It was crew member Toby’s birthday, so the boys led the crowd in singing “Happy Birthday”:

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The boys sang “Night Changes”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Now playing at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a>: &quot;Night Changes&quot; <a href=”http://t.co/QD0npokmog”>pic.twitter.com/QD0npokmog</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579639063000408064″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Liam and Niall took a selfie, then Liam kissed him on the cheek!

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Liam and Niall take a selfie at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a>! <a href=”http://t.co/totUmWnF4e”>pic.twitter.com/totUmWnF4e</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579644923487518720″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Liam and Niall sing while arm in arm to “Story of My Life”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>Here&#39;s a quick video of &quot;Story Of My Life&quot; at <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/enUUzRJ6Hl”>pic.twitter.com/enUUzRJ6Hl</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579650373691932672″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Here’s a clip of the boys performing “Diana”:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>Raise your hand if your name is &quot;Diana&quot;, coz this one&#39;s for you! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/gS2Dm42OCE”>pic.twitter.com/gS2Dm42OCE</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579647745792692224″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The crowd sang along to “One Thing,” with Harry urging them to sing louder:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>How about you guys fall into our arms instead?<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/vc0Espc4k0″>pic.twitter.com/vc0Espc4k0</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579648678270390272″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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One fan even tweeted:

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>oh my god oh my god if liam payne dies he&#39;s a legend  <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OTRATMNL?src=hash”>#OTRATMNL</a></p>&mdash; Maffi de Guzman (@champagnemaffi) <a href=”https://twitter.com/champagnemaffi/status/579673889267056640″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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“Best Song Ever” closed the concert, plus a fireworks display as a treat for the fans. 

{source}<blockquote class=”twitter-video” lang=”en”><p>We&#39;re ending tonight with &quot;Best Song Ever&quot;! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Spinnr1D?src=hash”>#Spinnr1D</a> <a href=”http://t.co/C10bmMyXw4″>pic.twitter.com/C10bmMyXw4</a></p>&mdash; Spinnr Philippines (@SpinnrPH) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SpinnrPH/status/579651988108914688″>March 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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And with that, the One Direction weekend is officially over. Cue the tears! 

One Direction members Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, and Liam Payne performed in Manila on March 21 and 22 at the Mall of Asia Open Concert Grounds as part of their On The Road Again tour. Zayn Malik, however, was not present as he returned to the UK to recuperate from stress. – Rappler.com

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