It wasn’t supposed to work out. Girl groups were, notoriously, The X Factor’s most ill-fated export. Many had tried; Kandy Rain, Hope, Belle Amie.
All had failed. Rhythmix’s fate was already sealed; their fifteen minutes mapped out for them. A tour of sticky-floored Oceana club PAs, performing Ke$ha covers to pissed-up students, before their names were confined to ‘where are they now?’ clickbait forever more.
Then, the unthinkable happened. Week after week Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jesy Nelson progressed to the next stage of the live shows.Read more on officialcharts.com