Believe it or not, there used to be a world without One Direction. Even though it was just a few years ago, it's hard to remember a life without Harry Styles' dimples and Niall Horan's adorable little smile. In fact, there was even a time when ALL of your favorite bands — Little Mix, Fifth Harmony, Emblem3 — were totally different bands.
Not following us? We're talking about the original names your favorite bands had. That's right — Little Mix wasn't always "Little Mix" and One Direction wasn't always "One Direction" either. (SAY WHAT?!)
M did a little digging and found out the original names of bands like 1D, LM, 5H, E3, and more! Click through to reveal them all, then tell us in the comments which original name shocked you the most!
It was a long journey for Little Mix during their time on the X Factor and one of the things they struggled with was picking a name. Before deciding to change to "Little Mix," Jade Thirlwall, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Perrie Edwards were called "Rhythmix."