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This is a list of names of the nicknames music performers, are known by. Not actors or other famous people. Below are the most recent entries.

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Entries Beginning with A

Real Name
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Aaliyah Princess of R&B  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Aaliyah Wonder Woman  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Aaliyah Liyah BabyGirl  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Aaliyah LiLi, Lee, LaLa or just La  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Aaron Carter Little Prince of Pop I heard this nickname somewhere. dxman
AC/DC After Christ Demons Come Another silly Christian group name for this classic band. Founder brothers, Malcolm and Angus Young (not Agnus as it's written in this list) also were aware that A.C.D.C.'s bisexual meaning, but stuck with AC/DC (Alternate Current / Direct Current). It's electric! PeartNeal
AC/DC Acca Dacca  Stone Cold Crazio
AC/DC Jolt of Volt Rocker nickname Robert D. Arndt Jr.
AC/DC Anti-Christ/Devil's Child Another moniker given by fundamentalist Christian groups to disuade youths from buying hard rock music and other "Satanic" genres. Hot Ray Chelle
AC/DC Acca Dacca It's a common nickname in their native Australia. Heatseeker
AC/DC Anti-Christ Devil's Children I have no idea how Tipper Gore got this ridiculous name out of this Australian band, but that's what she claimed that it stood for. Celeste
Ace Frehley Space Ace From his Spaceman persona while in KISS. The band members nicknamed him "Space Ace". GlamRockNinjaLord
Adam Ant The Dandy Highwayman  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Adam Lambert Glambert I saw this in the papers. Look at him and listen to his music. There's a strong influence from the glam rockers David Bowie and Roxy Music - acts that helped set the stage for New Wave and punk rock. Star Man
Adam Levine Shark or Sharky  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Adele Adelelephant Terrible British originated nicknamed based on her weight. Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Adele Delly-cat From the age of 12, she drew her eyeliner on like a cat. Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Adele A Whale/Deli Cruel nicknames about her weight Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Adele Adie, Adey, Ade. Addie, Dell, Della All variations of her name Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Aerosmith America's Greatest Rock And Roll Band  Travis
Aerosmith The Bad Boys From Boston  Travis
Agnetha Faltskog The Queen of Hearts Named after a song she performed Christan
Agnus Young Anus Young for those who don't like AC/DC's music and Agnus' wacky persona Dirty Deeds Doer
Ailvash Half blood prince It is taken from from the books of harry potter Ailvash
Al Green Reverend Al, Reverend Green, Brother Al, Brother G He is an ordained minister. Reggie Pillbox
Alan Parsons Project APP Radio Djs used this sometimes. Also, RIP Eric Woolfson. Lucifer
Alandra Begay Joe Yun-yun I thought it was cool and I am called this at skool. ^_^ Alandra
Albert Collins The Iceman Blues guitarist known for his cold, piercing guitar tone. Todd W. Zimmerman
Alex McDonald (Suburban Supernova) Little Mac  Optimus Lime
Alexander Truong (Suburban Supernova) Alex Underwear  Optimus Lime
Alexander Truong (Suburban Supernova) A Lasagna  Optimus Lime
Alfred Matthew Yankovic "Weird Al" Yankovic  Zakery "The Weird Man" Wood
Alice Cooper Vince Of Darkness Based on his real name, Vincent Furnier. Rocky II
Alice Cooper The Prince of Darkness He had an album with that name, as did Ozzy Osbourne. Rocky
Alicia Keys Lellow  What her family and friends call her sometimes Stan Z.
Alkaline Trio AK3L Huh? Glenn Rousseau
All American Rejects AAR A ll A marican R ejects sc
Amy Grant Queen of Christian Pop  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Amy Winehouse Amy Wino British tabloid name Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Andrew Ridgley  The Smasher After the band Wham! split Andrew devoted more time in stock car racing. He kept having crashes in the arenas so the UK press gave him the monicker "The Smasher". I read this in a "Rolling Stone" magazine article titled "Andrew Ridgley Is Gone Gone". Albert 86
Andy Taylor Axeman Taylor Refers to the way that he plays the guitar. Celeste
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Norway's Gift to Sweden She was born in Norway, but moved to Sweden at a very young age to escape ridicule (her father was a German soldier stationed in Norway during WWII and children produced to Norwegian women by German soldiers were looked down upon). Christian
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Princess Frida She has been known as Frida dating back to the very beginning of ABBA. However, she is a legitimate princess by marriage. Christian
Another Bad Creation ABC From the Boyz II Men song "Motownphilly". Soul
anyones name who starts with a D Dmanroxs Its cool me and my brother made it up and ni think it should be added. Oh yeah Dmanroxs that roxs thats rocks Daniel
Aretha Franklin The Queen of Soul  SusanG
Ariana Grande Starbucks Refers to last name of Grande (coffee cup size), made fun of in Bart Baker's parody of "Problem" Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Ariana Grande Ari, Riri, Little Red All family and friend nicknames Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Arthur Godfrey The Old Redhead Hosted a successful variety show in the 50s. MOR
Ashley Judd Ash, Sweet Pea Family nicknames Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Ashley Tisdale A  Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens used to flash hand-signals representing their nicknames during the HSM series. Ashley flashed two-finger V for Vanessa and Vanessa flashed two-finger A (inverted V sign) for Ashley!!! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Atlanta Rhythmn Section ARS In the band logo the abbreviation usually appears under a fish playing guitar. Alien
Austin Mahone Ameezy  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Australian Crawl Aussie Crawl  dizrythmia
Avenged Sevenfold A7X This is just an abbreviation. Travis
Avril Lavigne Wild Child/Skater Punk Childhood names- Ontario Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Avril Lavigne Abbey Dawn Childhood nickname given by her father Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Avril Lavigne Avral Combo of first letters of her full name AVril RAmona Lavigne Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Avril Lavigne Abbey Dawn Childhood nickname given by her father Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Axl Rose Axhole Rose and Paxil Rose From Anti-fans Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Axl Rose Fastrack  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Axl Rose The Biggest Jerk in Rock  Robert D. Arndt Jr.

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