Little Mix have announced that they have cancelled the US leg of their tour.

The girls issued a statement on their website saying they want to prioritise their upcoming third album.

The statement says: "Little Mix announced today they are cancelling their upcoming North American Salute Tour as they continue work on their next album. A full refund will be available to all ticket holders at point of purchase.

"As a group we decided that creating an amazing 3rd album had to take priority. We're so sorry to all the Mixers who bought tickets to come and see the show. As soon as the album is finished, we promise to make plans to return to the US and perform for you all."