Little Mix have secured their fifth primary with ‘Sweet Melody’.
The woman group – which incorporates Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh Anne Pinnock – discovered themselves prime of the Official Singles Chart on Friday (08.01.21) with their hit monitor.
Speaking to Scott Mills and OfficialCharts.com, they stated: “We literally can’t thank the fans enough. We see them every day fighting to get this song to Number 1. The fact this song has been out since October and now it’s got to Number 1 just shows how dedicated they are. We can’t wait to eventually get back on the road again and see them all – and give them a big hug when we’re allowed.”
The woman group additionally took to Twitter to thank their followers for the help.
They wrote on the microblogging platform to their 11.9 million followers: “Sweet Melody is NUMBER ONE … Thank you everyone who’s supported the song this week … WE LOVE YOU ALL xx (sic)”
‘Sweet Melody’ was first launched three months in the past however the group’s followers – generally known as Mixers – rushed to get the music to the primary slot in honour of former member Jesy Nelson, who departed the group final month after 9 years within the band, admitting being in a woman group had taken a toll on her.
Speaking concerning the monitor, Jade stated: “It was the last single we did as a four with Jesy. And it’s even more special that now, going into 2021 as a three, we’ve got the first number one.”
Whilst Perrie added: “I just want to squish every single fan who managed to get it to number one. The power they have, I’m sorry. The song’s been out for months!”
Elsewhere, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Afterglow’ was at quantity two while Taylor Swift’s album ‘evermore’ was on the prime of the UK album charts, adopted by Harry Styles’ ‘Fine Line’ LP.