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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 J

Real Name
 
Nickname
 
Description
 
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J. Geils Band The Jewish Rolling Stones All but one of the band's members were Jewish; oddly, J. Geils was the band's lone Gentile. Todd W. Zimmerman
Jackie Gleason The Great One Gleason also had a jazz orchestra in the 50s and 60s. His theme music could be heard on both "The Honeymooners" and "The Jackie Gleason Show". Paul Bear
Jacob Olds Crouton He was eating a salad one day with the rest of the band in Atlanta, and decided that his nickname should be Crouton Heidi
Jacoby Shaddix Mr. Dick Possibly from his other nickname, Coby Dick. Travis
Jacoby Shaddix Coby Dick He only used this name until 2001 Travis
jacoby shaddix coby dick  katie vibbert
Jacoby Shaddix Jonny Vodka I'm guessing this is from his love of alcohol. Travis
Jacoby Shaddix Coby Dick  SG1200
Jacoby Shaddix John Doe He just decided to call himself John Doe. Travis
Jacoby Shaddix Dakota Gold, Jonny Vodka, Coby Dick Except for Jonny Vodka, they are versions of the lead singer of Papa Roach's full name: Jacoby Dakota Shaddix. Alex
Jacoby Shaddix Dakota Gold His middle name is Dakota. Travis
James Brown Soul Brother Number One  Martha Hankins
James Brown The Hardest Working Man In Show Business  Martha Hankins
James Brown The Godfather of Soul  SusanG
James Euringer Little Jimmy Urine He once drank his own urine on stage. Gabe x
James Shaffer Munky This nickname comes from the thing that James thinks he has a feet like monkeys do. hushabye
James Taylor Sweet Baby James From one of his hit songs. Martha Hankins
Janet Jackson Dunk A chubby kid, Janet Jackson was given the nickname "Dunk" by her late brother Michael because her size made her look like a donkey.  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Janet Jackson Dunk When she was little, her brother Mike gave her this nickname because she looked like a donkey. redsimba
Janis Joplin Pearl A native of Port Arthur, Texas, her memorabilia is featured in their Museum of the Gulf Coast. Martha Hankins
Jason White Balduducci Jason White (Green Day Backing guitarist) is belived to be Balducci from Green Day's Alias band The Network Optimsu Lime
Jason White (Green Day) Frisco Lee  He used it as a fake name for Green Day's alias band the Foxboro Hot Tubs Optimus Lime
Jay -Z Lucky Leftie  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Jigga Jay-nigga Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Jigga  dxman
Jay-Z S-dot S. Carter= Sean Carter Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Hova Hova is short for the biblical Jehovah. dxman
Jay-Z Jayhova or God fo Rap  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Joe Camel  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Iceberg Slim  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Jazzy  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jay-Z Jay Zeezy  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jennifer Lopez J. Lo  SusanG
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Bennifer When they were a coupe in the media... Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jermaine Jackson  Muhammed Abdul Aziz When he embraced Islam... Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jerome Fontamillas Romey  Mike C.
Jerry Butler The Iceman  Soul
Jerry Garcia Captain Trips/Mr. Trips  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jerry Lee Lewis The Killer Probably because of the way he pounded on the ivories. SusanG
Jessica Simpson Jessica Simpleton She thinks a can of Chicken of the Sea has chicken, not tuna in it. Duh! Millenium Knight
Jessica Simpson Yoko Romo From when she was with Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys!!! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jessica Simpson Jessica Simps Coined by P!nk. Mister Bufu
Jim Morrison The Lizard King  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jim Morrison Mr. Mojo Risin An anagram of his actual name. Martha Hankins
Jim Morrison The Lizard King Originally from one of the songs by the Doors SusanG
Jimmy Page The Hammer of the Gods  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jimmy Rushing Mr. Five By Five The jazz singer's nickname comes from his short, squat build. Todd W. Zimmerman
Job For A Cowboy JFAC  Travis
Joe Cocker The Sheffield Steel  Amoriah
Joe McIntyre Joe Mac Derrived from the first three letters of his first name and the first three letters of his last name. Celeste
Joe Satriani The Boogieman  GlamRockNinjaLord
Joey Fatone Joey Fat One Nicknamed by dance instructor Kym Johnson when she and Fatone were partners on "Dancing With The Stars". boyband
John Bonham Bonzo Drummer from Led Zeppelin. Agrimorfee
john entwistle thunderfingers he was the loudest known man on stage(bill wyman) starcasediver
john entwistle the ox for his strong constitution and his ability to eat,drink and do more than the rest of the band.  staircasediver
John Flansburgh Flansy Flansy or Flans is a nickname the fans of "They Might Be Giants" gave him. Brent F
John Kriftmeyer Al Sobrante   Optimus Lime
John Lennon Dr. Winston O'Boogie He was credited by this name when collaborating on other performers' albums (particularly Harry Nilsson). Winston was his middle name at birth, from Winston Churchill. Martha Hankins
John Mellencamp John Hoosier Melon Head In Ohio, "melon head" is an affectionate complementary appellation, Mellencamp is very popular here in the Midwest, and John is a Hoosier - he's from Indiana. The Columbus, Ohio radio station WLVQ -FM (Q-FM-96) DJs often refer to John by this nickname.  Buckeye Jimmy
John Mellencamp John Hoosier Melonhead "Melonhead" is a laudatory appellation, an affectionate word for a cool dude in Ohio. The Djs at radio station Q-FM-96 often refer to the Hoosier rocker by this nick name. Buckeye James
John Mellencamp L'il Bastard He once co-produced a Mitch Ryder album with that name. June Buggs
John Paul Jones Jonesy I have seen articles where other members of Led Zeppelin had called him "Jonesy" in direct quote. Linkletter
Johnny Cash The Man in Black  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Johnny Cash Man in Black  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Johnny Cash The Man In Black  Rachel Stedman
Jon Bon Jovi Captain Kidd  JoviChick
jonas brothers JB  charlene cabisca
Jonas Brothers Jo Bros  Creedjaya
Jonas brothers jo hoes lol i hate the jo bros lol nicey
Jordan Hastings Ratbeard 'Ratbeard' replaced drummer Jesse Ingelevics in the Canadian band Alexisonfire.  julia!
Jordan Knight JordanK Short for Jordan Knight Celeste
Jordin Sparks Spanky  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jordin Sparks J Speezy or Jordin Speezy  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jordin Sparks Jo-Jo  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jorg Michael Uncle Jorgie Lauri Porra (Stratovarius bassist, Jorg's the drummer for Stratovarius) coined the nickname on Youtube. Chandra
Josh Groban JG, J-G, or JaG All plays on his name Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Josh Groban Grobie  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Joshua Olds Fatty He was always a chubby kid growing up, so his brothers decided to nickname him Fatty! Heidi
Judas Priest Metal Gods UK Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Julia Dietze 10 On the Richter Scale Due to her role in the "Iron Sky" movie as beautiful blonde Aryan Renate Richter. Her singing part was cut from the movie. Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Junkie XL JXL He carried this name for an Elvis Presley remix because The King's estate disapproved of the word "Junkie". Tommy
Justin Bieber Justin Beaver He was selected in a poll as Best New WOMAN Singer of the Year. A lot of people think he's just a "sissy/ninny" anyway. Need I say more? I Love Rock-and-Roll
Justin Bieber Justin Beaver what is "beaver" a slang word for? Then there's that voice.. Safety Dancer
Justin Bieber The Beebs/Biebs/Baby Biebs Fan nicknames Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Justlena or Gober Hot teen couple combo Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Justin Timberlake J.T.  Boy
Justin Timberlake Trousersnake British tabloid name that baffles J.T.!!! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Justin Timberlake Justin Tinkerbell a referring nickname for those who think JT is a sissy. After all, he was in N*SYNC and that's pretty sucky enough right there! Wardrobe Malfunction My Foot
Justin Timberlake Bounce  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Justin Timberlake Curly  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Justin Timberlake Mr. Smooth  Robert D. Arndt Jr.

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