June 3, 2013


Little Mix on Working With Missy Elliott & TLC on U.S. Debut: "It's a Girl Power Album"

Little Mix are a big deal at home in England: The girl group won the U.K.'s The X Factor, scored a pair of No. 1 singles and are regulars in London's tabloid press thanks to their personal lives (member Perrie Edwards is dating One Direction's Zayn Malik). But can their popularity translate stateside?

It appears so. DNA was No. 2 on the iTunes Album charts when the girls sat down with Fuse to discuss their "massive inspiration" Beyonce, long-distance love lives and debut album, which features TLC's T-Boz, Missy Elliott, members of Girls Aloud and other talented women: "It's a girl power album," Little Mix joke. "There's all these females that have come in to help us. It's good to work with your inspirations. It's amazing. It's wicked!"

The quartet are already looking ahead to their next album. "We're in the starting processes, figuring out what sound we want to go for," says Jesy. "I think we want it to be a bit more mature, maybe a bit more R&B, but still has the Little Mix sound." Watch the full video above.