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    Posted on Apr 19, 2017

    These Photos Show How Much Little Mix Have Changed In 6 Years

    From X Factor hopefuls to pop royalty.

    Way back in 2011, Britain's future biggest girlband was born on The X Factor.

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    We may not have known it then, but Jesy, Leigh-Anne, Jade and Perrie were destined for ~stardom.~

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    Back then, in fact, they were still called Rhythmix, and singing for their lives each Saturday night.

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    Fun fact, they were forced to change their name after attempting to trademark it, because a Brighton based children's music charity was already established under the same name.

    Back then, they were all for sartorial experimentation.

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    You name it, they tried it. From face paint.

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    To throwing together a bunch of clashing prints.

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    Or rocking multiple shades of shredded denim.

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    B*Witched mark II, tbh.

    They even channelled 50s vibes.

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    But then they found their groove.

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    And began to transform into a worldclass girlband before our very eyes.

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    Then they not only became the first band ever to win the whole show, but they became pop perfection overnight.

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    They sold a casual 107,000 copies of their debut single in the first week.

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    Then scored a casual number one album.

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    And attended their first Brit Awards looking like absolute goddesses.

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    They've morphed from teenagers to young women right before us.

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    And tbh, it's pretty emotional.

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    Just look at them.

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    YAAASS QUEENS.

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    SLAY MAMAS.

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    YOU LOOK SO GOOD.

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    Have you ever seen so much perfection in one image? So strong. So glamorous. So powerful.

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    Well if that photo didn't convince you, this one will. Here we have four human embodiments of the fire emoji. ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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    And, after living their romantic lives out in public, there's no one who does female empowerment in pop form quite like these four ladies.

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    Does either Perrie, Leigh-Anne, Jesy or Jade look like they need a goddamn man?

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    Didn't think so.

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    Then this year's Brits rolled around and holy fucking shit.

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    Not only did they leave everyone on the red carpet deceased, but they gave a performance so perfect it defies words.

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    Your ๐Ÿ‘ faves ๐Ÿ‘ could ๐Ÿ‘ never.

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    I'm not joking, if you haven't watched it yet you should. Immediately.

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    From X Factor hopefuls...

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    ...To pop royalty.

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    Little Mix, we salute you.

    Syco

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