Little Mix gave a special Apple Music Festival Live performance at an intimate London setting last night. The Apple-sponsored event was initially intended to give a promotional boost to the group ahead of the official launch of its new LM5 album later this week.
However, Little Mix decided to use the event to showcase a bit of a different and more mature look, performing in front of a string quartet and all-female backing band — perhaps inspired by their mentor and idol Ariana Grande’s big BBC live special not long ago, which also featured an all-female orchestra.
Some in the UK press and on social media immediately questioned if the mature look and fuller backing sound was a decision by the group after its now confirmed separation from Simon Cowell’s Syco label. It has been rumored that the girls in the group hated Continue Reading →