Little Mix Are X-Factor Winners

Little Mix tonight made X Factor history as they became the first group EVER to win the ITV talent show.

Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall beat finalist Marcus Collins at the final hurdle to take home the crown after a series of stunning performances on the final show.

Screaming with delight as they were told they had won the show, the girls burst into tears before speaking to host Dermot O’Leary.

They've done it! Little Mix beat Marcus Collins to take home the X Factor crown

The quartet struggled to control their emotions as they were crowned the winners, with Leigh-Anne telling Dermot: ‘Oh my gosh, wow!’

Jesy added: ‘This is never going to sink in. We can never thank the public enough for voting for us.’

Tulisa, who burst into tears when the news was announced, added later: ‘I think I wanted them to win more than they did.’


Little Mix have now released their cover of Damien Rice’s Cannonball as their winner’s single, and are hoping to clinch the coveted Christmas number one spot with the track.

Winner's single: Little Mix's Cannonball is out now

Irish singer Rice reached number 32 on the UK Singles Chart back in 2003 with Cannonball, the second single from his debut album O. Rice then re-released the track in 2004, hitting number 19 in the UK and 21 in Ireland.







Winner’s single: Little Mix’s Cannonball is out now