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On The Table Read Magazine, “the best entertainment magazine in the UK“, Filipino girl group 4th Impact found fame on XFactor, now released new single, Distorted, and an accompanying music video.
Acclaimed Filipino sister girl group, 4th Impact, came to fame as a top finalist on the X Factor UK after their audition rendition of Jessie J’s Bang Bang amassed over 190 million views on The X Factor Official YouTube Channel, solidifying their global recognition and appeal.
Since then, the group has made an international mark by representing P-pop (Filipino pop culture and music) with exceptional vocals, impactful performances and vibrant pop singles, combined with the tight-knit bond they share as sisters, maing them one of the most exciting girl groups to watch.
Now based in Los Angeles, California, 4th Impact is made up of four biological sisters: Almira, Irene, Mylene, and Celina Cercado, originally from from Santiago City in the province of Isabela, Philippines. From an early age, they embarked on a journey through the world of music, turning their passion into a means of support for their family and the pursuit of their education.
As an integral aspect of their presence and outreach, 4th Impact maintains an active online presence across multiple platforms. 4th Impact’s harmonious journey as siblings, continues to resonate with fans worldwide, as they stand as a testament to the power of their God-given talent, determination, and sisterhood in the world of music.
4th Impact’s Achievements
With a legacy that extends beyond The X Factor UK, they have consistently showcased their talent on various international stages. They clinched victory at the World Championships of Performing Arts in 2006, earning the title of Junior Vocal Group World Champion. In 2013, they returned to triumph as the Senior Vocal Group Grand Champion. Their journey also led them to the South Korean talent search, Superstar K6, where they reached the impressive eighth place in 2014.
4th Impact received a plethora of invitations to perform throughout the United Kingdom and abroad, giving electrifying performances which hav captivated audiences in London and neighboring cities. In early 2016, the group embarked on their inaugural tour, The X Factor Live Tour, co-headlining with fellow X Factor acts. They were not only the most highly anticipated act on the tour, but they were also named the best act following its conclusion.
Their journey has taken them to numerous destinations worldwide, including the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Switzerland, Norway, Gibraltar, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Thailand, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea and more. They have graced the stage as the opening act for renowned artists like Boyzone and Rita Ora, and they’ve contributed their talent to charitable causes, such as the Monaco Charity Film Festival in 2007 . They have been honored as Jollibee’s Yumbassadors in 2016, recognized as young Filipino achievers setting an example for the Generation Y. Furthermore, they have headlined the PPOPCon Concert in 2022 alongside other prominent PPOP artists.
4th Impact’s accolades and awards are a testament to their undeniable talent and hard work, including Pop Girl Group of the Year at the 2022 PPOP Awards, Pop Youth Model of the Year at the 2021 PPOP Awards, and Best Major Concert by a Group Category at the ALIW AWARDS 2018 for their “4th Impact: Invas10n Concert.” Their cover of Rihanna’s “Love the Way You Lie” earned them the Best Performance by a Duo/Group Category at the 2nd WISH Music Awards in 2017.
4th Impact has transitioned into independent artists, drawing inspiration from iconic groups like Destiny’s Child, Spice Girls, and BlackPink. As they venture into uncharted territory, flying to America in pursuit of their dreams, they aim to capture the hearts and ears of the American audience.
As the K-pop phenomenon continues to captivate audiences globally, 4th Impact is determined to break through into the international mainstream and make an indelible mark by representing P-pop (Filipino pop culture and music). They aim to showcase that they are more than just a group formed by a company or an agency, emphasizing the tight-knit bond they share as sisters. Their determination to represent P-pop, united by their unbreakable sisterly bond, has driven them to new heights, symbolized by their recent representation of the Philippines at the ASIA SONG FESTIVAL 2022 in Seoul, South Korea.
Their latest single and music video, Distored, is about a relationship facing a breakup, and a woman’s determination to assert her worth and stand up for what is right. Produced by a prominent American-Hungarian songwriter, music producer, and mixing and mastering engineer, Miklos Malek (Jennifer Lopez, Anastacia), the song thrills with bright striking synths, soaring soul-baring vocals and colliding rhythms.
This lively and energetic pop upbeat song marked the beginning of their US Tour.
Celebrating their 8th Anniversary this year, as their heartfelt gift to their generous and dedicated supporters, fondly known as “DREAMERS,” with their First EP featuring five original songs crafted by top US Music Producers, released on October 28th, 2023 (which is also Almira’s birthday).
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