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The salient points

  • Complete strangers Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thrilwall were thrust together to form a girlband during the bootcamp stages of The X Factor in 2011.
  • The group were originally called 'Rhythmix' but that name was already taken.
  • Sadly, the moniker 'Little Muffins' was freely available.
  • When Little Mix did this it was pretty much game, set and match from there on in.
  • Having performed songs like 'ET', 'Telephone' and 'Tik Tok' during the show and won the whole thing on the strength of all that, it was decided that Damien Rice's 'Cannonball' would be a suitable winner's single.
  • Well done everyone.
  • Little Mix's first proper single is 'Wings'. They worked with Andrea Martin ('Don't Let Go (Love)'), TMS ('No Regrets', 'Rockstar', 'Read All About It') and Sparx out of Triple 8 on their debut album.
  • 'DNA' was one of 2012's greatest singles.

Interviews & Features

jesy-the-mix An interview with Jesy from Little Mix
The other day we gave Jesy from Little Mix a call. She was in the car on the way to ...
November 23, 2012 in Interviews & Features
The 2011 Popjustice Readers’ Poll – THE RESULTS!
Right then. Thousands of you voted. We did some adding up which took even longer than usual ...
December 31, 2011 in Interviews & Features


Little Mix Little Mix’s ‘Salute’ now has some artwork to go with it
As you well know, Little Mix's next single is the Destiny's ...
April 18, 2014 in The News
Little mix Little Mix’s next single will be ‘Salute’
So as the headline literally states, Little Mix's next single will ...
April 7, 2014 in The News
Olly-Murs Bits About Pop: From Union J staying exactly where they are to Rita Ora telling The X Factor bosses, ‘no, ta’
BAPs entertainment! Look, can everyone stop saying Union J are moving to LA ...
March 6, 2014 in The News
Lorde Bits About Pop: From Alexis Jordan returning from hiatus to Pharrell clarifying his genius status
Your Monday wouldn't be complete without some lovely warmish BAPs. After two years ...
March 3, 2014 in The News
Jennifer Lopez video Bits About Pop: From Taylor Swift’s picture with Ellie Goulding in it to Sky Ferreira’s potential airplay hit
Come feast your eyes upon our delicious BAPs! Taylor Swift finished her Red tour ...
February 12, 2014 in The News

From The Briefing

niall-old-man They go oh-oh-oh and they go yeah-yeah-yeah. But which is the best song ever?
One Direction's 'Best Song Ever' concerns itself with a half-remembered song. "I ...
July 19, 2013 in Noteworthy, The Briefing
Little Mix are on the cover of Seventeen magazine “Well we’ve got good news and bad news…”
Great news! Little Mix's US invasion continues with an appearance on the cover of Seventeen magazine, and it says they ...
May 20, 2013 in Noteworthy, The Briefing
little-mix-missy-2 How we doin’? Well we’re a bit offended on Missy Elliott’s behalf thanks for asking
Missy and Little Mix been hot since twenty minutes ago but you would not guess that from the single artwork ...
April 3, 2013 in Noteworthy, The Briefing
little mix having a lie down And he just takes my vocals away
This instrumental version of Little Mix's 'DNA' was posted upon the Twitter earlier today by @PoptartsUK, and it's ...
November 14, 2012 in The Briefing
will-young-jealousy-horiz And it FEEEEEEEELS like victory
Last night in London, Will Young's 'Jealousy' became the tenth recipient ...
November 2, 2012 in The Briefing