X Factor 2011: Little Mix dream of being new Spice Girls


“They are our inspiration”: Little Mix dream of being new Spice Girls, as Mel C doles out advice and Emma Bunton tweets support

Survivors: After taking part in the charity single performance, it was revealed Little Mix were safe and will return for the semi-final next week

Survivors: After taking part in the charity single performance, it was revealed Little Mix were safe and will return for the semi-final next week

“Inspiring”: Mel C and Emma Bunton have given Little Mix words of encouragement

Could they win Little Mix performed an incredible rendition of Christina Aguilera song Beautiful and got praise from the judges

Could they win Little Mix performed an incredible rendition of Christina Aguilera song Beautiful

Insecurities: Jesy Nelson has suffered Twitter abuse regarding her weight, saying the song Beautiful means a lot to her

Insecurities: Jesy Nelson has suffered Twitter abuse regarding her weight

Soulful: Jesy and Jade, along with Perrie and Leigh-Anne, put their emotions into their second song

Soulful: Jesy and Jade, along with Perrie and Leigh-Anne, put their emotions into their second song

Pass the tissues! The girls looked visibly moved after their performance

Pass the tissues! The girls looked visibly moved after their performance

Breaking records: Little Mix are the only girl group to have made it into the top five on X Factor

Breaking records: Little Mix are the only girl group to have made it into the top five on X Factor