One Direction Star Niall Horan "Can't Sleep" Ahead Of Madison Square Garden Show

3 December 2012, 12:59 | Updated: 3 December 2012, 13:16

The 'Little Things' star says the band's headline show is a dream come true for him and the rest of the group.

One Direction star Niall Horan has admitted he couldn't sleep last night because he is so excited about tonight's show at Madison Square Garden.

The 'Live While We're Young' five-piece will perform a headline set at the iconic New York City venue tonight (3rd December), and Niall has described the opportunity as a "performer's dream coming to life".

"I'm join to sleep a happy man! We are playing Madison Square Garden tomorrow night #1DinMSG," Niall tweeted on Sunday (2nd December), before later adding: "Lying in my bed, can't sleep! Madison square garden is like 15 hours away! A performers dream coming to life."

Check out a picture of One Direction launching their new doll range in November (Credit: PA):

The 'Little Things' singer has also been feeling nostalgic over the weekend and admitted he still can't believe how lucky the band are.

"@Real_Liam_Payne said on stage tonight when he was looking at the crowd, he said he can't believe this is our job, I totally agree!" Niall posted. "We were on factor 2 years ago, and you have brought us to play MSG! I'm soo glad we make you happy! You make us happy.

"Standin up there with my guitar in my hand and standing beside the 4 best lades ever!!" Niall added. "Is what I've dreamt about. How can I forget our band too."

One Direction perform tonight at Madison Square Garden and are set to return to the UK at the end of this week ready to perform live at the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2012 (8th December).