Since appearing on the X Factor, girlband Little Mix have become one of the most successful bands of the decade.
Their success on the music show in 2011 quickly propelled them to stardom – and even after bandmate Jesy Nelson’s departure in December, they are set to continue their ever popular ways.
Now, they have explained the linchpin to their success.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards revealed that they have never let anyone take the lead in the group despite bosses trying to make them do so.
And now Jesy has left, they still have no intention of changing their ways.
In a new interview, Jade said: “We have always had the same vision, we always wanted to be equal. Nobody wanted to outshine someone else.
“The moment that happens in a group dynamic, the cracks start to show, like someone has a bit more of an ego. We have always been determined to remain equal people on our team, whoever else has suggested otherwise.
“We have said no, we know it works better, it is healthier for us doing it that way. And it has got us where we are now.”
And the singer admitted that all the band members have the “same ambition” and “the same agenda”.
In total, they have earned five number one singles and six Top Ten albums with their latest remix of their hit Confetti expected to fly following its release.
Perrie has confirmed the band has no intention of slowing down any time soon and admits “there is a lot going on”.
Jade went on to explain how, since they left Simon Cowell’s Syco for RCA in 2018, they have had more control over what they do.
She said: “A few times we have felt pushed into a direction or a song. Almost like a bribe, like ‘if you don’t do this song you can’t have that’.
“There was a point where there was a bit of that and that was a bit unsettling for us.”
And, speaking on the Zach Sang radio show in the US, Leigh-Anne confessed the group has grown in confidence in the last 10 years.
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She also commented that the band has a “sod the trolls” mentality now and revealed “negative comments don’t phase you”.
The Mirror has contact the band’s representatives for further comment.
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