Little Mix Announces Indefinite Hiatus After 10 Years Together

todayDecember 4, 2021

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Little Mix, the popular girl group, has announced that after ten years together, they would be taking a break at the end of their Confetti tour.

Jade Thirlwall, 28, Perrie Edwards, 28, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 30, of the British band announced on social media that they would be taking a break following their upcoming tour in April-May of next year.

In an Instagram post, Little Mix informed fans that they are “not splitting up” but are taking a break to focus on solo projects.

“It’s been 10 amazing years, a wonderful non-stop adventure, and we feel the time is right to take a break so we can recharge and work on some other projects,” Little Mix posted on Instagram.

“We can’t thank you enough for your love and never-ending support since the beginning. We adore each and every one of you. Little Mix isn’t breaking up; they’re here to stay. In the future, we have plans for additional songs, tours, and performances.

The post went on to say: “We’ve made so many incredible memories with you all, and we can’t wait to make so many more.

“We’re sisters and we’ll always have each other and you, the fans, in our lives. Little Mix is forever. See you on tour!”

The hiatus statement came less than a year after former member Jesy Nelson announced her departure from the band in 2020 after nine years.

Nelson, 30, announced the news in a December 2020 Instagram post, writing that it was time for her to “embark on a new chapter.”

Her former bandmates later said that it was “an incredibly sad time for all of us be we are fully supportive of Jesy.”

Nelson described her challenges leaping to popularity in a girl band and being adversely compared to her three bandmates in an August 2021 interview with The Guardian.

“I would be very shocked to hear of any band where everyone felt equal. I don’t think that’s possible, because you’re always going to get compared; who they think looks better, who they think sings better,” Nelson said.

“There’s always going to be one person that people think is weaker.”

After competing in the 2011 UK season of The X-Factor, the four girls started Little Mix in 2011.

All four band members had auditioned as individual singers before being paired up, similar to how mega boyband One Direction was formed in 2010.

Written by: Z Radio Live News