One Direction's Liam Feeling "Nervous" Ahead Of BRIT Awards 2012

7 February 2012, 16:47 | Updated: 7 February 2012, 16:56

The 'Gotta Be You' star is pleased to know he has his fans behind him.

One Direction star Liam Payne has revealed that he is feeling really "nervous" ahead of the BRIT Awards 2012.

The boy band are nominated for Best British Single for their song 'What Makes You Beautiful' and Liam took to his Twitter account to express his anxiety.

Earlier today, he tweeted: "im so nervous lovely to read tweets of how many of you have voted its so amazing how you guys support us in everything we do thank you xxx."

One Direction will go up against the likes of The Wanted, Jessie J and Ed Sheeran for the award at London's O2 Arena on 21st February.

Meanwhile, The band are due to head out for their US tour later this month in support of Big Time Rush and the American outfit recently claimed they are really looking forward to spending time with the former X Factor stars.

Voting for all of the categories at this year's BRIT Awards has now opened, including the British Single award, which is voted for by listeners of Capital FM.

Each listener who casts a vote for British Single will be entered into a competition to win a pair of tickets to this year's ceremony.

Find out more details, including the latest news, photos and interviews, about this year's ceremony, as well as a round-up of all the nominees, in our BRIT Awards area.

The ceremony for this year's BRIT Awards will take place at London's O2 Arena on 21st  February.