Little Mix FINALLY reveal the name and release date for their fifth album

It had been nicknamed 'LM5' by fans

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by Anna Sky Hulton |
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After months of teasing their brand new fifth album, which fans had nicknamed 'LM5', the Little Mix girls have now revealed what it will be called! And well, it's been confirmed to be called 'LM5'!

Taking to their social channels last night (15th October) Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson posted the artwork for the album confirming the name as 'LM5' and the release date to be just a month away - 16th November 2018.

The image was captioned, 'We love how you’ve named each of our eras over the years. So we’ve decided to call our next album...#LM5 We’ve worked so hard on this, we are so proud & can honestly say this is our favourite album to date. You’ll be able to pre-order it from THIS FRIDAY. 16.11.2018. The girls '

And of course it wasn't long before the fans reacted to this long-awaited news. One fan tweeted, 'WE LOVE THE NAME, THANK YOU FOR HAVING PLACED THE NAME THINKING ABOUT US. The Mixers x', with another saying, 'This is so exciting! We've seen how hard you've worked on this and can't wait to see this work of art 😭🌹 #LM5'.

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Although, some fans seemed annoyed by the name, which was what the fans had already nicknamed it, saying, 'yuh but they could've found a better name tbh' [sic]. However, another responded saying, 'stop complaining, we literally named the album lmao'. [sic]

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Little Mix's album details have arrived just days after the girls released their fantastic song 'Woman Like Me' featuring Nick Minaj. The song dropped last Friday (12th October) and was an immediate hit with fans who have now viewed the lyric video over five million times on YouTube and been leaving comments such as, 'Another bop song from queens' and 'i am so ready for their new album'. [sic]

Little Mix have come a long way since winning The X Factor back in 2011. They have now had countless Top 10 singles and albums in the UK and across the world, with some of their biggest hits being, 'Black Magic' and 'Shout Out To My Ex'.

Now have a look at where all of The X Factor winners are:


X Factor winners: where are they now - stacked

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Steve Brookstein, series one, 2004

Things went downhill super quickly after the high of winning the first ever series of The X Factor, and Steve's still bitter… even now, 12 years later. He's written a book about it called Getting Over The X. Come on now Steve, perhaps you should give it a read.These days he's more into childish rants on Twitter about, well, pretty much everything except making music. He did release an album in 2014, and just to show he's moved on he called it Forgotten Man. It didn't chart.

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Shayne Ward, series two, 2005

It's easy to forget Corrie's Aidan Connor is actually; Shayne Ward from The X Factor in a disguise. Alright, that should be: in a new job. It's still weird. He's smashing his new role and won Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards in January. Fast work.He's also been moving fast in his love life nad is dating former Hollyoaks star Sophie Austin,after the couple's romance blossomed in 2016 following some Twitter flirting. Cute.

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Leona Lewis, series three, 2006

You probably won't remember Leona Lewis as she hasn't done much since. Jokes. Leona's a superstar. A superstar that loves animals. A lot.She loves dogs. She released a single with Diane Warren called We Are All (Looking For Home) in support of a dog charity. She loves cats. Well, she's starring in Cats on Broadway which is kind of the same thing. But she really loves horses. The star has featured in Horse and Hound in the past, too.

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CREDIT: Instagram/Leon Jackson

Leon Jackson, series four, 2007

Soulful Scotsman Leon Jackson clinched the Christmas Number One in 2007 but faded fast and was dropped by the label shortly after. Nowadays his most notable achievements are his abs. He's been hard at work. They're good abs. Well done Leon.

X Factor5 of 13

Alexandra Burke, series five, 2008

Alexandra Burke's winning single was a cover of Leonard Cohen's classic Hallelujah, which broke records on it's way to Number One. Hallelujah feels like a fitting introduction for the singer who's now taken the leading role of Deloris Van Cartier in Craig Revel-Horwood's new production of Sister Act in London's West End. She's still doing some shows of her own, is an ambassador for Slim Fast AND she's taking part in the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

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Joe McElderry, series six, 2009

In 2009 it was Joe McElderry who won The X Factor but it wasn't him who won the Christmas Number One. It was the anti-X-Factor campaign who scored the top slot with Rage Against The Machine's Killing In The Name Of. Chin up Joe, you've done alright. You've even sung for the Queen. He's currently singing in a touring version of Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat and doing charity cycle rides. Good lad.

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Matt Cardle, series seven, 2010

The handsome one with the guitar, Matt Cardle is building up to releasing his fourth studio album called Higher Power. He's still looking hot, still playing gigs, and even joined YolanDa Brown on a few of her shows this year.Scandal! In 2016 there was a massive lawsuit filed against none other than Ed Sheeran, claiming Sheeran's huge hit Photographs was a carbon copy of Cardle's Amazing. It turns out it was the songwriters who filed it, and Cardle's distanced himself… but it looks murky.

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Little Mix, series eight, 2011

Well, where to start with these ladies. Let's start with the music, cos that's what it's all about, right? The band are touring their fourth studio album on the Glory Days tour.

X Factor9 of 13

Ben Haenow, series 11, 2014

We can almost do this as a tickbox list now. Christmas number one: tick. Record breaking sales figures: no tick. Duet with big name real celeb: tick (it was Kelly Clarkson). Album released: tick. Didn't make top twenty: tick. Dropped by Syco: tick.All that's left is the run in a West End show and a run at Butlins. Though he does seem delightfully loved-up with his dancer wife Jessica Jones.

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James Arthur, series nine, 2012

James Arthur has had a rocky road since winning the show - like so many of the winners – but he did seem to bring it on himself. After dropping a very dodgy tune with homophobic tones, iTunes offered refunds on his debut album and Syco dropped him.Then he released Say You Won't Let Go, Syco took him back and EVERYTHING changed. James is officially back, people.

X Factor11 of 13

Sam Bailey, series 10, 2013

Bexley's Sam Bailey hit the Christmas number one slot with her winning single Skyscraper and toured with Queen Bey in the UK leg of her The Mrs Carter Show World Tour. Then, in what seems like a natural next step for The X Factor winners, she took a role in a popular West End musical. In this case it was Chicago.

X Factor12 of 13

Louisa Johnson, series 12, 2015

2015's winner Louisa has had mixed success…her dreadful single charted the lowest of all the winners' singles of all of the time, only managing number 12 in the Christmas singles chart. Cripes.Her follow up Tears, with Clean Bandit, did much better by reaching number five, so it's swings and roundabouts. But we're not worried because a change of hair colour caused an Instagram storm in summer 2016 AND her two proper solo singles So Good and Best Behaviour have been bloody brilliant.

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Matt Terry, series 13, 2016

Matt Terry's the show's latest winner, going on to release Ed Sheeran-penned winner's single When Christmas Comes Around. He then teamed up with Enrique Iglesias and actual Sean Paul on the Spanglish remix of Subeme La Radio before releasing his proper debut single Sucker for You.Oh, and he made an appearance on Celebrity First Dates in support of Stand Up To Cancer. Fab.

Their current single, 'Woman Like Me', will feature on the girls' new album, 'LM5', which is due out on the 16th November 2018.

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