This is the lead single from British four-piece girl group Little Mix's debut album. Jesy, Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jade performed the song for the first time at the July 1, 2012 T4 On The Beach concert. Asked by Digital Spy
if "Wings" had been influenced by any artists in particular, Jade said that the music of Beyoncé and Michael Jackson had a bearing on the tune. The song was released on August 19, 2012.