I'm A Celeb romances: All the relationships and near-misses from the jungle. All the details we know so far about Disney's upcoming live-action remakes. Paul Hollywood's ex says 'he doesn't bake' and 'prefers cheap sliced bread'. Gogglebox's Sophie Sandiford shares adorable throwback snap with big bro Pete. Every year this happens. Every ruddy year. A band on The X Factor goes all the way through to the Boot Camp stage and then suddenly gets slapped with a legal letter warning them to change their name or face a copyright infringement case. That's exactly what's happened to girl group 4th Power, the sisters from the Philippines, who have now been forced to change their name to 4th Impact to avoid upsetting the original 4th Power. Who presumably are pretty big elsewhere in the world. A source told the Sun : "It came as a bit of a shock.
Can we just have one year where the producers sort this out before the show starts?
Viewers were wowed by the Filipino band when they auditioned during the 12th series launch show but reports soon emerged of the band's previous success. The X Factor has denied claims girl band 4th Power were approached to audition for the competition. Viewers were wowed by the Filipino band when they auditioned during the 12th series launch show but reports soon emerged of the group's previous success. Show producers, who it was claimed drafted in the slick girl band, reportedly knew all about their professional background in the Far East. He said: "X Factor producers did not approach Fourth Power to audition - they flew to the UK to audition of their own accord and went through exactly the same audition process as other acts. The band had told producers about their long experience before being invited to perform for the judges.
The sisters looked like amateurs but were in fact drafted in by the show's producers and have a long history of TV appearances and record releases in the Far East. And show producers who drafted in the slick girl band Fourth Power knew all about their professional background in the Far East. The band had told producers about their long experience before being invited to perform for the judges. In the shaky film the girls excitedly board their flight from the Philippines — but the clips had been recorded at the request of show bosses. The group were next discussed at a high-level production meeting.
The group rose to popularity after competing in the twelfth season of the British singing contest The X Factor , where they finished in fifth place. Almira, the eldest of the sisters in the group, first began competing at a young age in Filipino talent shows such as Batang Kampeon, which was won by Charice Pempengco , and Star for a Night , which was won by Sarah Geronimo. Retrieved 4 July The sisters formed their singing group in at the suggestion of an aunt. They won 16 gold medals and four outstanding plaques and were proclaimed Junior Vocal Group Grand Champion of the competition. They continued to compete in various singing contests and in participated as members of a family troupe that won in the Filipino variety show It's Showtime , singing covers of " I Believe I Can Fly " and " Queen of the Night ". In August , the group traveled to South Korea to audition in the talent competition Superstar K6. There they changed their name to 'MICA', an acronym formed from the first letters of their names. Their performance went viral on social media and YouTube ,  quickly garnering over 20 million views.