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Rhythmix – the Band or the Charity?

Posted by admin on November 1st, 2011 in Category Charities, Charity News (no responses)

The X Factor girl group Rhythmix are to change their name, following a threat of legal action by a Brighton charity with the same name.

The charity uses music to help disadvantaged youngsters and claims Simon Cowell’s production company Syco had initially failed to enter into a discussion about the name clash.

It said that having a band with the same name would affect its future work.

The X Factor said the girls would announce a new name “in due course”.

Producers at X Factor said they knew the charity existed, although the band had originally settled on the name without being aware it was used elsewhere.

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