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Get your Little Mix fix: X Factor winners bring tour to the BIC
DORSET singing sensation Perrie Edwards will wow local fans as her girl band makes a stop off in Bournemouth on their first-ever tour.
The 19-year-old, who is part of X Factor-winning group Little Mix, said that she was unbelievably excited to sing live for the county.
Her four-piece pop group, who are at the number one spot with second track Wings, will perform at the BIC on February 16, 2013.
Perrie, who often goes back to Weymouth, said: “Words cannot describe how excited I am.
“It’s weird to think I’m going back to Dorset on my own tour.
“I come back to Weymouth quite often and see my family. I feel like it’s home.
“It’s so surreal because I hardly get recognised when I’m out and about in other places but when I come back to Weymouth I always get spotted.”
Perrie, who is dating One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, said she didn’t take any notice of negative comments.
She added: “I like Twitter and Facebook because that’s how our fans get in touch with us.
“But at the end of the day, everybody is going to have an opinion. It comes with the territory.
“Everybody’s going to have an opinion about you, and that’s fine. But being role models is the best compliment.
“We are just being ourselves. People see us for who we are.”
Perrie had some advice for this year’s X Factor contestants and said the girls always looked forward to a good chinwag with former mentor and singer Tulisa.
She added: “You’ve just got to enjoy every minute. Take every bit of advice you get and just live every second on the show like it’s your last.
“Take it all in.
“These have been the best few months ever.
“There’s something new and exciting every day. But that’s not to say it isn’t tough.
“The other day we were on Daybreak and we had to be up at 2.30am to get ready.
“It’s a lot harder for a girl, never mind four girls.”
- Tickets for Little Mix at the BIC on February 16, 2013 go on sale this Friday at 10am.