X Factor's 4th Impact explain just why they had to change their name

4th Impact

X Factor stars 4th Impact have explained just why they had to change their name TWICE on the show.

4th Impact were of course one of the stand out stars on last year's series.

Made up of sisters Irene, Celina, Mylene and Almira, the girl group wowed everyone at their first audition and eventually made it through to the Quarter-Finals.

When they first appeared on The X Factor, 4th Impact were called 4th Power but it turns out that they originally auditioned for the show with another different name, MICA, the girls' initials.

That name was also a change to their group's very first, the Gollayan Sisters.

Explaining just how all the name changes about about, Mylene revealed this week in an interview with Tonight With Boy Abunda (via Just Jared Jr.): “Sometimes [we have to], because of the requirements of the competition.

"When we joined It’s Showtime, we chose a family name and became Gollayan Sisters. When we were out in Korea, fans and the show said they did not remember the Gollayan Sisters or how to vote. We shortened it... and then became MICA , an acronym for the first letters of our names.”

Almira then added: “When we auditioned at The X Factor UK, MICA was our original name, but it was copyrighted and we had to think of a new name.

"Before we could even go on stage to perform “Bang Bang”, we pulled out 4th Power.

"We changed it again after because another group called 4th Power was copyrighted in the Netherlands."

4th Impact have continued with their current name in the UK and also in the Philippines, where the girls are currently gigging and making TV appearances.

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