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This is a list of names of famous people, who have changed their real name. I'm only looking for music performers, not actors or other famous people. Below are the most recent entries.

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Latest Entries

The 20 most recent entries are listed below. There are 4188 Music Performer Pseudonyms entries on the site.

Pseudonym
 
Original Name
 
Description
 
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Gravespell Gannondorf A Black/Death Metal band from Escondido/San Diego, Ca.  Moxie
Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond Jeffrey Hammond Bassist for Jethro Tull often credited as "Hammond-Hammond" because his mother's maiden name was also Hammond. Evan
Daisy Aertbelien Sarah Bettens There is a Belgian band called Clement Peerens Explosition and everyone has a character with an accompanying name. Sarah did a song with them, "Beats of Love", back in 1995. Her character's back story was that she was the member of another member. And her character's name was Daisy Aertbelien. As far as I know, she has not made another appearance. But Sarah and another member of CPeX, Bart Peeters, are judges together on the Belgian show, The Best Singer-Songwriter of Flanders (DBSSVV).  Rad
Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton Numerous sources, including Joel Whitburn's "Top Pop Singles", as well as many music industry websites, state that Eric Clapton's "real" surname is Clapp. This is an error, due to the fact that Clapp is the surname of his grandmother's second husband, Jack Clapp. Eric Clapton got his surname from his mother, Patricia Molly Clapton, the daughter of Reginald Cecil Clapton, Rose's first husband, Eric's maternal grandfather. www.whereseric.com confirms this. Annabelle
Lorde Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor She chose her stage name due to her fascination with royals and aristocracy. Brian Kelly
DJ MRK LMS Mark Holmes (Platinum Blonde) Mark and his partner Bobbi Guy started a Virgin Moblie Mod Club in Toronto. Celeste
Stars On, Star Sound, etc. Stars On 45 The big "Stars On 45" phenomena in the early 80s spawned many dance medleys and remixes under the name of this Dutch studio band. However, due to record label and broadcasting regulations around the world (and this group topped the charts in SEVERAL countries) the hits were released under various "band" names. For example, the group name in New Zealand was "Star Sound". That's the Politics of Dancing.  Baby I'm a Star
Bat For Lashes Natasha Khan Another British singer who uses a rock band alias. Brit Boxx
Foxes Louisa Rose Allen That is the name this British singer uses and is not to be confused with the British band Foxes!  Brit Boxx
Sara Beth Sarah Bettens She did 2 songs under this name: Hank William's "I'm so Lonesome I Could Cry" and Ry Cooder's "Why Don't You Try Me" with Frankie Miller.  Rad
Sky Saxon, Sky Sunlight Saxon, Sunstar, etc. Richard Marsh He usually went by the moniker "Sky Saxon" but some of his albums were released under the other names above. Starpunk
Sky Saxon and the Seeds The Seeds The singer is Sky Saxon, originally Richard Marsh. Mr. Farmer II
Sananda Maitreya Terence Trent Howard He is most famously known as Terence Trent D'Arby. And I have no idea (other than religion) why he changed his name again. Reggie Pillbox
Billy Ocean Leslie Sebastian Charles The Ocean part of his stage name comes from the Ocean Estate in London's East End where he was living at the time he was starting his music career. harderman
Charlie Gracie Charles Anthony Graci He had the hits "Butterfly", "Fabulous", and "I Love You So Much It Hurts", all in 1957. Candy Welty
Eugene Wilde Ronald Eugene Broomfield He had the hits "Gotta Get You Home Tonight" and "Don't Say No Tonight" in 1985. Candy Welty
Dick Roman Ricardo De Giacomo He had a hit with a vocal version of "Theme From A Summer Place" in 1962. Candy Welty
Kim Weston Agatha Natalie Weston She had six hits, 1963-67, including "It Takes Two" (duet with Marvin Gaye, 1967). Candy Welty
Jack Hues Jeremy Allan Ryder member of Wang Chung. He took the famous French phrase "J'accuse" (the headline of a newspaper editorial by Emile Zola) and "anglicized" it "Jack Hues". To Live And Die in San Francisco
O}+> Prince Rodgers Nelson  jl hatlen linnell

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