One Direction Confirmed For The X Factor USA Performance This Week

6 November 2012, 11:40 | Updated: 6 November 2012, 11:47

The 'One Thing' singers will perform their recent hit single 'Live While We're Young'.

One Direction are set to perform on The X Factor USA this week, it has been confirmed.

The 'What Makes You Beautiful' singers were confirmed by US network FOX for a performance on this Thursday's (8th November) live results show, in which the first act will be voted off the competition.

One Direction are expected to perform both recent single 'Live While We're Young' and new single 'Little Things' live on the show, and have spoken of their excitement about being reunited with Simon Cowell two years after starring on The X Factor UK.

"Having come from The X Factor UK, we can't wait to perform on the US stage," Zayn Malik revealed to MTV News after the announcement. "It's going to be a great night!

"It's the first time we've performed in front of Uncle Si [Simon Cowell] since we were on The X Factor UK. So hopefully, we'll make him proud!" Niall Horan added.

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The 'Gotta Be You' stars are currently preparing for the release of their second album and have promised a "more live" sounding record.

One Direction release new album 'Take Me Home' on 12th November.