WATCH: 4th Impact transform to ‘fancy rich girls’; Celina raps a la Iggy Azalea
Judge Simon Cowell forgot their names in their first performance. But he finally remembered them after their second try.
Filipino all-girl group 4th Impact proved to the world that they really deserved to be one of the finalists in this year’s “X Factor UK” after owning the lively mash-up of “Fancy” and “Rich Girl” during show’s live quarter-finals called Jukebox Week, early Sunday (Manila time).
While the sisters became animated dolls on stage while singing and dancing, Celina came off swaggering as she rapped flawlessly like Iggy Azalea.
Simon jumped to his feet afterwards with 4th Impact’s names burning their way into his consciousness.
“At last, we see four personalities,” said Simon who didn’t recognize the sisters’ individual personas when they sang their first song “I’ll Be There” by The Jackson 5.
“This was fun, it was cute, it was current. I now know you as Almira, Irene, Celina and Mylene. This was so much better,” he said.
Judge Nick Grimshaw said their execution was “super entertaining” while the girls’ mentor Cheryl Fernandez-Versini described it as “absolute slam dunk.”
Rita Ora didn’t like the boxes as props, but still maintained that she was big fan of the group’s voices.
The other finalists who performed were Louisa Johnson, Lauren Murray, Che Chesterman and Reggie ‘N’ Bollie.
The next contestant to be voted off from the competition will be revealed on Monday. CDG
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