Little Mix

Little Mix is a four-piece British pop band from England. It consists of the singer Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh -Anne Pinnock. As the first girl band, she won the eighth season of the British talent show The X Factor in December 2011. The band was managed by the N- Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos -.


The four band members sang first as solo singers successfully before, but resigned in boot camp from. The jury decided not to give them a chance and let them to participate in the fourth group category. Nelson and Edwards as part of ' faux pas ' and Thirlwall and Pinnock as part of ' Orion ', but it failed both groups again. The jurors Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos decided to let go the four candidates as a single group called ' Rhythmix '. On 26 October 2011, the band name change was to 'Little Mix' announced ' Rhythmix ', since the action of a charity from Brighton with the same name caused a lot of stir when X Factor wanted the name ' Rhythmix ' patented. The disputes were resolved by Simon Cowell, head of the company Syco ( The X Factor ), the organization donated a large sum of money and the band decided on its own initiative for the name change.

10 December 2011 Little Mix won the first band ever in the X-Factor - story competition, also they have been the only girl band who had made it into the live shows. Their first single, Cannonball appeared directly after the finale as a digital download and on CD shortly afterwards and immediately debuted at No. 1 on the British charts. On the single addition Cannonball three live performances to hear from The- X-Factor show. The debut album DNA released in November 2012. Richard " Biff " Stannard, who wrote, among other things already for the Spice Girls, collaborated on a song on the album with.

They are the first British girl group who on first attempt with a debut album to enter the Top 5 on the Billboard 200.


  • Jessica Louise Nelson ( born June 14, 1991, Romford, London)
  • Leigh -Anne Pinnock ( born 4 October 1991 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire )
  • Jade Thirlwall Amelia (born 26 December 1992, South Shields, Tyne and Wear )
  • Perrie Edwards Louise (* July 10 1993 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear )


  • 2012: DNA
  • 2013: Salute
  • 2011: Wishing on a Star (as part of the X Factor Finalists 2011 featuring JLS & One Direction )
  • 2011: Cannonball
  • 2012: Wings
  • 2012: DNA
  • 2013: Change Your Life
  • 2013: How Ya Doin '? (feat. Missy Elliott )
  • 2013: Move
  • 2013: Little Me
  • 2014: Word Up!


Glamour Women of the Year 2012

  • Nominated: Band of the Year: Little Mix

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012

  • Nominated: Favourite band UK: Little Mix
  • Favourite Newcomer UK: Little Mix

4Music Video Honours 2012

  • Nominated: Best Breakthrough: Little Mix
  • Best Group: Little Mix

Virgin Media Awards 2013

  • Nominated: Best Group: Little Mix

BBC Radio 1 's Teen Awards 2013

  • Nominated: Best British Group: Little Mix

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013

  • Nominated: Best Group: Little Mix

Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards 2013

  • Won: Ultimate Export: Little Mix

The Sun Bizarre Readers Awards 2013

  • Won: Best Girl Band: Little Mix

Best of 2013 Awards

  • Won: Best Girl Band: Little Mix