One Direction: "James Corden Gives Us Dating Advice"

18 January 2012, 12:36 | Updated: 18 January 2012, 12:40

Gavin & Stacey star has struck up a close relationship with the 'One Thing' band.

One Direction have revealed that Gavin & Stacey star James Corden regularly gives them dating advice.

The 'One Thing' band said the group were in constant touch with James, who is due to host next month's BRIT Awards in London.

Zayn Malik said the comedian was their "love guru", while Harry Styles admitted he provided "great advice".

Louis Tomlinson added: "James knows everything about every situation. He's such a lovely fella, too."

James was apparently among guest at One Direction's New Year's party, according to the Daily Mirror.

Meanwhile, One Direction released the video for their new single 'One Thing' at the end of last week.

The video, which you can watch on, shows Harry, Louis, Zayn, Liam Payne and Niall Horan visiting various tourist attractions in London.