01/09/2013 03:17 pm ET Updated Jan 09, 2013

Little Mix: 6 Reasons The British Girl Group Might Be The Next Big Thing (VIDEO)

It's official: "X Factor" UK winners Little Mix will be heading across the pond to make their bid at becoming the next big girl group. The band -- who has already earned comparisons to the Spice Girls -- just signed a deal with One Direction's American label, Columbia Records.

Click through the slideshow below for six reasons Little Mix should be on your pop music radar this year, and tell us: Are you betting on the girls to become as successful as One Direction? Share your thoughts in the comments or tweet @HuffPostTeen!

6 Reasons Little Mix Is The Next Big Thing
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