The Power of Little Mix

The Power of Little Mix

By PopBuzz

2021 marks the 10 year anniversary of Little Mix. The Power of Little Mix is a PopBuzz podcast series created exclusively for Global Player to celebrate a decade of the band making girl group history. Over the course of five episodes, day one mixer, Sam Prance, will be taking you behind the scenes of Little Mix’s journey. From their formation on The X Factor in 2011 to their historic BRITs win in 2021, no topic is left undiscussed. Throughout the series, there will be exclusive interviews with Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie and you’ll also hear from members of Little Mix’s inner circle to find out exactly how the girls became the legends they are today. Listen to the trailer now and subscribe for the first episode on October 11th.

Episodes

5. The Future of Little Mix

There’s no denying that Little Mix are pop icons. In this final episode, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie open up about the most recent stage of their career. They discuss the creation of their sixth album, Confetti, how they've adapted to becoming a trio, and what the future holds for the band. We also find out what we can expect from the girls' next tour, when Sam chats to their creative team Black Skull, and what it’s like to collaborate with Little Mix, when Sam touches base with DJ Nathan Dawe and popstar Anne-Marie. From 'Sweet Melody' going Number 1 in January to their historic BRITs win in May, this is how Little Mix cemented their legacy as legends in the music industry.
08/11/21·56m 15s

4. The Label Switch

Little Mix are activists and allies just as much as they are artists. In this episode, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie open up about how they found their voices with their LM5 era. They discuss the inspiration behind their powerful ‘Strip’ video, the difficulties of switching labels at the start of an album campaign and why staying silent about issues they care about is not an option for them. We also find out about the creation of ‘Wasabi’ and what being a parent to a popstar is actually like, when Sam chats to the one and only MNEK and the legends themselves, Little Mix’s mums. From creating LM5 to leaving Syco, this is how Little Mix took full control of their career.
01/11/21·47m 18s

3. The Real-Life Glory Days

Little Mix did THAT with Glory Days! In this episode, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie open up about how the Glory Days era became their real-life glory days. They discuss the impact of songs like ‘Touch’, what the BRITs mean to them and the story behind ‘Secret Love Song’ becoming an LGBTQ+ anthem. We also find out about the making of ‘Shout Out to My Ex’ and what goes in to creating a Little Mix look, when Sam chats to chart-topping songwriter Kamille and Little Mix’s stylists Zack and Jamie. From performing at the BRITs for the first time in 2016 to winning a BRIT for the first time in 2017, this is how Little Mix entered the first imperial phase of their career.
24/10/21·41m 47s

2. The Song That Changed Everything

How do you come back from a scrapped album? Little Mix know exactly how. In this episode, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie open up about the second stage of their career. They discuss how they elevated their sound, the moment they thought their label would drop them and the secret potion behind Get Weird’s success. We also find out about the making of Salute and what touring with Little Mix is really like, when Sam catches up with songwriting legend Maegan Cottone and Little Mix’s longterm dance captain Claudimar Neto. From ‘Move’ to ‘Black Magic’, this is how Little Mix took their career to a whole new level.
17/10/21·39m 46s

1. The Curse of the Girl Band

Girl groups never used to do well on The X Factor but Little Mix ended that cycle. In this episode, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie open up about the first two years of their career. They discuss how they overcame The X Factor's infamous 'girl band curse', and how they proved that their wings really were made to fly with their record breaking debut album. We also find out about the origins of the band when Sam chats with Beth Honan, Little Mix’s creative director on The X Factor, and Iain James, the co-writer behind some of the girls' biggest hits. From their formation in 2011 to the end of the DNA era, this is how the legend of Little Mix began.
10/10/21·37m 0s

Coming Soon - The Power of Little Mix!

The Power of Little Mix is coming soon. Celebrating a decade of making girl group history, day one mixer, Sam Prance, will be taking you behind the scenes of Little Mix’s historic journey with exclusive interviews with Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie. You’ll also hear from members of Little Mix’s inner circle to find out exactly how the girls became the legends they are today. Episode 1 drops October 11th.
01/10/21·2m 18s
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