Little Mix released the music video for new single ‘Power’ today and fans are loving it, despite the pop group being hit by a wave of criticism last week for inviting grime star Stormzy to rap on the girl power anthem.
Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock are celebrating the success of the promo, which aims to promote “female empowerment”, after it was an immediate hit with Mixers.
The video has just been released on Vevo and features women from all walks of life – including each of the girls’ mother and Queens from ‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race – coming together to prove “how strong and amazing women are”.
In a statement posted alongside the video, Little Mix said: “Power is all about what it says in the lyrics – female empowerment, having fun, girls sticking together and celebrating how strong and amazing women are. The video really represents this …it’s literally GIRL POWER taking over!”
“We were in our element on this video shoot and the fact that our mums make an appearance too made it even more special. They are the most inspiring women in our lives. Really hope you love this video as much as we do. xx Little Mix xx”
And Mixers have flocked to Twitter to praise the girls for their girl anthem.
— Jade My Barbie Doll. (@michelle_alva3) June 9, 2017
— Charlotte Hunter (@charlhunterxo) June 9, 2017
— Liam Ellis (@liamtellis) June 9, 2017
However, just last week, some of their fandom raged that Stormzy‘s appearance ruined the track.
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