UK singing sensations One Direction have announced they will appear on Spain’s hit TV show El Hormiguero when they visit the country in December.

The British boyband – who rose to stardom on Simon Cowell’s show X Factor – will follow the likes of Justin Timberlake, Jackie Chan and Rafa Nadal in appearing on the show.

Hosted and produced by Pablo Motos since its launch in 2006, El Hormiguero has grown into one of the nation’s top comedy shows, attracting the world’s most elite guests.