Little Combine have had a reasonably eventful yr. They’ve misplaced a band member, gained two infants, and as of Could 11, they’ve made historical past at this year’s BRIT Awards. The band gained finest British group on the award ceremony, making them the first-ever lady group to win the award — fairly spectacular, proper? The ladies suppose so too, as a result of their acceptance speech was a factor of magnificence.
First off, they introduced that as of this yr, they have been collectively for 10 years, and so they additionally thanked former bandmate Jesy Nelson early on within the speech. Leigh-Anne Pinnock then went on to name out a variety of essential points that girls musicians face within the pop trade, together with “white male dominance, misogyny, sexism, and lack of range” earlier than including that “we’re pleased with how we have caught collectively, stood our floor, surrounded ourselves with robust girls, and are actually utilizing our voices greater than ever.”
Jade Thirlwall added that “the truth that a lady band has by no means gained this award actually does communicate volumes. So this award is not only for us, it is for the Spice Ladies, Sugababes, AllSaints, Ladies Aloud, all the unbelievable, unbelievable feminine followers, this one’s for you.”