Little Mix: The Search postponed due to the coronavirus

The show was due to arrive in spring


by Alex Ross |
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Little Mix girls Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall were all set to launch their brand new TV talent show; Little Mix: The Search this spring, but now the BBC have confirmed the release date has been put back.

As with many TV shows, including Line of Duty, Peaky Blinders and the Britain's Got Talent live shows, the current coronavirus pandemic has forced bosses of Little Mix's new show to postpone the start of the hugely-anticipated series.

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The BBC confirmed the news to the Daily Mirror, with a representative saying, "In light of the spread of Covid-19, after much consideration, it has been decided that Little Mix The Search will be postponed until further notice."

Despite the news, an exact date of when the show will land hasn't been announced by bosses.

CHECK OUT five times Little Mix stole the show at the BRIT Awards


5 times Little Mix stole the show at The BRIT Awards SLIDER

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1) When the girls performed for the first time ever at The BRITs

2016 saw the pop-stars perform at The BRITs for the very first time, appearing in matching green and black outfits singing their hit single 'Black Magic'.

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2) When the girls rocked the red carpet with their mums

Walking the red carpet ahead of their first ever BRIT Awards performance, Little Mix invited their mums along for the party, oozing glamour!

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3) When Little Mix shouted out to their exes

After opening the 2017 show with their hit song 'Shout Out To My Ex', the girls went on to see off tough competition and pick up the award for 'British Single' for their hit track 'Shout Out To My Ex'.After thanking their management, friends and family, Leigh-Anne went onto add, "And also, we'd like to thank our exes!"

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4) When they stole the red carpet with their amazing outfits

Heads were turned as the girls graced the red carpet in their gorgeous dresses, especially Leigh-Anne - watch the moment here.

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5) When they got a little too excited about winning their award...

After picking up the award for 'British Single' at the 2017 BRITs, the girls didn't hold back when showing us how excited they were backstage... with Jade even trying to take a bite out of the award!

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6. Their adorable reaction to winning British Artist Video of the Year

After asking for votes for weeks, the Little Mix girls couldn't believe their luck when they were crowned the winners of British Artist Video of the Year for their hit single 'Woman Like Me'.The girls jumped out of their seats, buzzing with tears of joy. "We never win this!" cried Jade!


7. Their breathtaking performance to hit single 'Woman Like Me'

Featuring the talented Ms Banks, the girls took our breath away with a powerful performance of their song 'Woman Like Me'. Featuring plenty of fire, sass and neon colours, we couldn't take our eyes off them!

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Meanwhile, just last week, Jade Thirlwall told This Morning that the girls have found some amazing talent so far, saying, "We’ve found some amazing bands, some amazing artists and we can’t wait for the world to see it.

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"We’ve already started the editing process with the team… we’re quite chilled out about it, we’re not getting stressed at all.”

After winning The X Factor back in 2011, Little Mix have had a number of sold-out tours, Number 1 singles and major success over their nine-year career, so it's no surprise they are ready to help others achieve their dreams.

Speaking about The Search in 2019, the girls said, "We want to create lots of incredible groups who really gel. As we have been there and done it ourselves, we know what it takes to make a group successful, and will be there to mentor them every step of the way."

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