X Factor: Little Mix hope to become the 'female One Direction'

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Little Mix are on course for a second number one single this week but the girls have much bigger plans.

The girl group, who made history by winning The X Factor last December, are set to top the charts with their new single Wings after it shot to top of the iTunes chart today.

Now the girls - Jesy, Leigh-Anne, Jade and Perrie - are hoping to follow fellow X Factor stars One Direction and tkae over the world.

“In five years we want to be on stage selling out Madison Square Garden in New York," Perrie told the Daily Mirror today.

Jesy added: “Europe’s a big priority and we’ve had a great response on Twitter and heard from fans in Australia and Asia."

And insisting that hey were determined to become the world's next big girl group, she went on: "We’re not here to just prance around.

"We want to take over the world. Like the Spice Girls.”

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