Zayn Malik dubs his bandmate Harry Styles "sexy" as One Direction rock the iTunes Festival

Zayn Malik dubs his bandmate Harry Styles 'sexy' as One Direction rock the iTunes Festival

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23:59 GMT, 20 September 2012

With their millions of devoted fans, One Direction's gig on Thursday was one of the biggest draws of this year's iTunes Festival.

And the five-piece certainly didn't disappoint as they whipped the thousands of screaming girls into a frenzy at London's Roundhouse.

Bandmember Zayn Malik, 19, said what many of the young crowd were thinking when he described his bandmate Harry Styles, 18, as 'sexy'.

'Sexy': Harry Styles was complimented by his bandmate Zayn Malik (right) as One Direction performed at the iTunes Festival in London on Thursday night

'Sexy': Harry Styles was complimented by his bandmate Zayn Malik (right) as One Direction performed at the iTunes Festival in London on Thursday night

'Sexy': Harry Styles was complimented by his bandmate Zayn Malik (right) as One Direction performed at the iTunes Festival in London on Thursday night

Idols: One Direction (L-R) Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry, Liam Payne and Zayn chat to fans on stage

Idols: One Direction (L-R) Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry, Liam Payne and Zayn chat to fans on stage

Harry's close friend Nick Grimshaw and fellow BBC DJ Annie Mac, who were presenting TV coverage of the gig, asked the five-piece to describe each other in one word.

While Zayn described Harry as 'sexy', the former was labelled 'kind' by Louis Tomlinson, 20.

Niall Horan, 19, said Louis was 'spontaneous', while the Irish singer was called 'cute' by Liam Payne.

Curly boy: The 18-year-old singer got a rapturous response from the fans

Curly boy: The 18-year-old singer got a rapturous response from the fans

Curly boy: The 18-year-old singer got a rapturous response from the fans

Liam, 19, was described as 'sensible' by Harry, who also admitted he would live to change his name to Dave.

Nick and Annie had been quizzing One Direction during a break in the gig with questions sent by fans on Tiwtter.

The band, who were formed on The X Factor in 2010, also entertained the crowd by doing impressions of each other and the rap from Fresh Prince Of Bel Air.

Jump to it: Irish singer Niall leaped on stage

Jump to it: Irish singer Niall leaped on stage

You don't know you're beautiful: The group sang a mix of their own singles and covers

You don't know you're beautiful: The group sang a mix of their own singles and covers

Speaking on stage, Louis said: 'We have spent time outside of the UK and it is incredible to be back in London.'

Niall added: 'You have helped us so much. This is the
best part of what we do, performing for you guys. Hopefully we will see
some of you sexy people at our tours.'

During their gig, they performed their hit songs One Thing and You Don't Know You're Beautiful.

Sell-out: The group sang to thousands of fans in the Roundhouse in Camden

Sell-out: The group sang to thousands of fans in the Roundhouse in Camden

They also performed some covers, including Valerie, I Gotta Feeling and Natalie Imbruglia's Torn.

Highlights of the gig were broadcast on 4Music on Thursday night, which has been covering the iTunes Festival since it started on September 1.

Other stars schedule to perform in the remaining 10 days of the festival include Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding, Alicia Keys, Muse, Madness and Hot Chip.

They're a bit tight: Cheshire-native Harry was wearing very tight jeans

They're a bit tight: Cheshire-native Harry was wearing very tight jeans