Catch One Direction On “The X Factor” TONIGHT! (@TheXFactorUSA @onedirection)

This week, One Direction the global sensation that rose to fame on the U.K. version of The X Factor will take the stage to perform two songs, Live While Were Young and Little Things, on THE X FACTORs first LIVE results show of the season,Thursday, Nov. 8(8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX.

Having come from the U.K. X Factor, we cant wait to perform on the U.S. stage its going to be a great night! said group member Zayn Malik.

We’re really excited to be on the American X Factor, added fellow member Niall Horan. It’ll be the first time we’ve performed in front of Uncle Si since we were on the U.K. X Factor. So, hopefully, we’ll make him proud!

One Direction Horan, Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson werediscovered on the U.K.s The X Factor in 2010. The band quickly gained a following to become one of the competitions all-time most popular acts, finishing in the final three and garnering a gigantic and loyal fanbase along the way. In March 2012, One Directions debut album, Up All Night, made U.S. history, as it was the first time a U.K. groups debut album entered the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at No. 1. The band has sold over 12 million records worldwide. On Nov. 13, One Direction will release its sophomore album, Take Me Home, which includes the No. 1 single, Live While Were Young.

Globally, artists discovered by The X Factor format have sold more than 120 million records worldwide, including 110 No. 1, 270 Top 10 and 501 Top 50 releases. Local versions of The X Factor are now commissioned in more than 41 territories and the format has won numerous accolades worldwide, including three BAFTAs, numerous NTAs, as well as the coveted Rose dOr.The U.S. version of THE X FACTOR airs in 166 countries.

OnWednesday, Nov. 7(8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), THE X FACTOR heats up as the finalists, with the help of their mentors, take the stage once again. But this time, it will be up to America, as well as the judges, to decide who moves forward in the competition.Immediately after Wednesdays performance show, fans will be able to vote via 1) Verizon Touch Voting onThe Xtra FactorApp on Verizon Android devices; 2) toll-free calling; 3) text messaging for Verizon Wireless customers; and 4) online atTheXFactorUSA.com. Fans with valid Facebook accounts can also vote atFacebook.com/TheXFactorUSA.

OnThursday, Nov. 8(8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), after One Directions performances, hosts Khlo Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez will reveal the results of Americas votes.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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