Live show has scooped award

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

Lit­tle Mix have won the best live act prize at the O2 Sil­ver Clef Awards – the only one to be voted for by the public.

The four-piece group fended off com­pe­ti­tion from the likes of Bey­once, Bruce Spring­steen, Cold­play, Stor­mzy and Take That to win the pres­ti­gious ac­co­lade.

They have be­come the first fe­male group to win the award in the cer­e­mony’s his­tory and join the ranks of Sir Paul McCart­ney, Arc­tic Mon­keys and One Di­rec­tion.

Lit­tle Mix, com­prised of Jesy Nel­son, Per­rie Ed­wards, Leigh-Anne Pin­nock and Jade Thirl­wall, scored more than 50% of the to­tal vote.

They said: “We can’t thank our fans enough for award­ing us with the best live act.

“To win in such com­pany as these nom­i­nees and be the first fe­male act to take home the award is an in­cred­i­bly proud mo­ment for us. We have so much re­spect for Nord­off Rob­bins and the work that they do, it is such a won­der­ful char­ity.

“We re­ally are so honoured to re­ceive this award.”

The award comes af­ter the X Fac­tor­win­ning band picked up the best Bri­tish sin­gle gong at the Brit Awards in Fe­bru­ary.

Nord­off Rob­bins, the mu­sic ther­apy char­ity that funds the awards, has al­ready an­nounced the nine other win­ners for Fri­day night’s event.

Among the re­cip­i­ents are Dame Shirley Bassey, Nile Rodgers, Blondie and Emeli Sande.

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