Late during the Olympic ceremonies many acts that were speculated during the closing cermonies were confirmed. The boys, One Direction, are one of them! The Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics is to be held on August 12 . The confirmation came via twitter, when one of the accounts linked to 2012 London wrote: ” It is true … Ed Sheeran, One Direction, Jesse J, Taio Cruz and Tinie Tempah will sing during the closing ceremony of the Olympics . ” Besides those already mentioned, will also perform George Michael, The Who, and Take That, Emeli Sande, Russell Brand, Annie Lennox and The Clash .