Girls Aloud rely on lyric sheets at Jingle Bell Ball

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 December 2012
Girls Aloud

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Girls Aloud relied on lyric sheets at last night's Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball in London's 02 Arena as they kept mixing up who sang what during rehearsals

Girls Aloud needed lyric sheets for their performance at last night's (09.12.12) Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball.

The 'Something New' hitmakers - formed of Cheryl Cole, Nicola Roberts, Sarah Harding, Nadine Coyle and Kimberley Walsh - took to the stage at the second day of the festive concert at London's The O2 but needed extra help to remember who sang what and when before they performed to a crowd of over 16,000 fans.

Kimberley said: "We needed lyric sheets for every single song - it was so funny."

Cheryl - who performed a solo set at the event on Saturday (08.12.12) - added to Capital FM: "In rehearsals I was singing Kimberley's lines and she was like, 'Cheryl, you don't sing that', and I was like, 'I'm sorry.' "

Nicole said: "Cheryl had like made her own part up in 'The Promise' and I was like 'I like what you've done there, freestyling."

The show marked the group's first major show since they went on hiatus in 2009, and they admit they were stricken with nerves beforehand, though they were pleased to be back.

Sarah said: "It's a bit nerve-racking - but it's good to be back."

As well as Girls Aloud, stars including JLS, Miley Cyrus, The Wanted, Pink, Bruno Mars, One Direction and Rizzle Kicks took to the stage for the two-day pop extravaganza.

Girls Aloud

The return of the best act to come out of reality TV in this country, celebrating ten years in the pop business with a greatest hits set on what is rumoured to be their final tour.

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