With their rock-solid harmonies, lock-step choreography and rhythmic sound, the U.K.’s Little Mix is one of the more promising girl groups to emerge in recent years. The quartet, which won the British “X Factor” crown in 2011, has scored two Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart while citing classic girl groups like Destiny’s Child and the Spice Girls as key influences.
Pop Shop Podcast: Little Mix Interview
Little Mix is currently representing the new school of girl groups… but which boy bands do Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson and Perrie Edwards (who happens to be engaged to One Direction’s Zayn Malik) count as their absolute favorites? We asked the girls to each name their five favorite boy bands during a recent visit to the Billboard studios, as part of Pop Shop’s ongoing Gimme Five series. Check out their answers below:
Want more Little Mix? Watch the group’s full Billboard studio session, including a pair of performances and a Q&A about their new album, “Salute.”
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