Little Mix have become one of Britain’s most successful groups in 20 years after sixth number one with Sweet Melody

LITTLE Mix have become one of Britain’s most successful groups in 20 years after their sixth number one with Sweet Melody.

The pop stars latest single soared straight to number one on The Official Big Top 40 on Sunday.

The Holiday singers topped the charts making it their sixth number one single since winning X Factor in 2011.

The girlband were previously tied with One Direction and Clean Bandit, who have five number one songs each.

The band, whose four members are Jade Thirlwall, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards, released their sixth studio album Confetti on Friday, the album also includes the former number one Break Up song.

The girls got their first taste of musical success after they securing their first number one with Wings in 2012, followed by Black Magic in 2015.

Little Mix began to produce hit after hit racking up another three more number ones.

They topped the charts with Shout Out To My Ex in 2016 and in 2018 they scored a number one with Woman Like Me and getting the top spot with Break Up Song in September.

Sweet Melody knocked previous number one Really Love by KSI, Craig David and Digital Farm Animals into sixth place.

The girls' latest number one comes shortly after Jesy missed out on the final of Little Mix The Search through illness.

Boy band Since September were crowned winners of the series – Jacob Fowler, Harry Holles, Patrick Ralphson and Matthew Nolaan got the public's support to join Little Mix on tour.

Judge Leigh-Anne Pinnock said: "You're ready to go! We can't wait to work with you and see how amazing your career is going to be."

Little Mix have come a long way since appearing on the ITV talent show, they have stormed the UK charts with a string of number one hits and will likely have plenty more to come.

Other UK groups who have The Spice Girls released 11 singles in total, as well as the nine singles that hit the top spot. 

Westlife topped the charts 14 times, Take That have 12 number ones and The Rolling Stones and Oasis both have eight chart-toppers.

Meanwhile, The Beatles, who was widely regarded as the most influential act of the rock era racked up 17 number one hits.

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