X Factor 2013 judges' houses: Kingsland forced to change name


X Factor boy group Kingsland have been forced to change their name ahead of judges' houses.

The five piece boy group are one of six acts flying out to New York for judges' houses, but will now be known as Kingsland Road.

The change has been made after bosses discovered an American group were already using the name.

No doubt producers made the choice early after two previous issues on the show.

Little Mix were originally called Rhythmix, forced to change their name due to a clash with a music charity.

And One Direction had to fight an expensive legal battle over their name when sued by a US group of the same moniker.

An insider told The Sun newspaper today: “The boys didn’t want to have to change their name but realised it was easier to tweak it now rather than face any legal issues further down the line.”

The X Factor's new girl group is also having name issues, having twice ditched their potential ideas.

The trio were first called - made up of Rielle Carrington, Jeanette Akua, and SeeSee - were originally called Stop, Look, Listen.

That then changed to Miss Dynamics, but that has also been sidelined.

Speaking on Daybreak yesterday, Jeanette teased the group's latest new name: “It’s going to start with a Miss, that’s all I’ll say.”

The X Factor continues Saturday and Sunday night on ITV.

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