One Direction Confirmed For X Factor Live Shows
Executive producer announced the lads would be performing via Twitter...
The ITV show's executive producerNicole Scherzinger in 2010.
1D went on to finish third that series, and have since returned to perform during the live shows on numerous occasions.
In 2012, they even gave feedback to contestants - going on to perform Little Things and Kiss You in the final.
It is currently unknown whenSimon Cowellhas also confirmed that the lads will take to the stage on The X Factor USA, stating: "They're coming in to perform I think on the third or fourth Live Show. But that's the only role they'll play."