Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joanne Davidson/SilverHub/REX/Shutterstock (8423229bt) Little Mix The Brit Awards, Show, O2 Arena, London, UK - 22 Feb 2017
Little Mix dedicated the performance to their LGBT fans (Picture: REX)

Little Mix dedicated a song to their LGBTQ fans on Sunday night in the midst of their American tour.

The girl group, who are currently supporting Ariana Grande across the country, dedicated Secret Love Song to their LGBTQ fans after performing the song, taken from third album Get Weird, in Kansas City.

Posting on Instagram, singer Jade Thirlwall wrote: ‘Singing Secret Love Song meant more than usual tonight. To our LGBT fans… please don’t ever be afraid to be who you are. #DangerousWomanTourKansasCity

The dedication comes after fans previously speculated that the song was about a forbidden LGBTQ relationship – with Thirlwall confirming the theory.

When quizzed about it on Twitter, she previously responded: ‘I’m so happy you’ve said this. This is how I picture it and how we saw the music video in our heads.’

The group also previously drew praise when they debuted Shout Out (To My Ex) on The X Factor last year – and featured backing dancers wearing shirts emblazoned with the names of their previously LGBTQ lovers.

'Don't ever be afraid': Little Mix dedicate song to LGBTQ fans after U.S. gig
The group drew praise for this performance (Picture: X Factor/ITV)

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