English pop singer who became known as a member of the all-girl group Little Mix, which won the eighth season of the The X Factor. Little Mix's debut album, DNA, reached number 3 on the UK charts.
She auditioned for season five of The X Factor in 2008 with The Beatles' song "I Want to Hold Your Hand," but she didn't make it past Bootcamp. She auditioned again in 2010.
She and Little Mix were nominated for the 2012 Glamour Women of the Year Awards for Band of the Year. The won the award in 2014.
She was raised by her parents, James and Norma Thirlwall, and she has a brother named Karl. She dated Sam Craske from the dance crew Diversity from 2013 to 2014. In 2015, she began dating Jed Elliott.
She listed popstar and singer Cheryl Cole as one of her greatest idols.