Weird-Sounding Real Names of Singers

Music icons trade in their original names for pseudonyms for various reasons. Perhaps, a number of them certainly don’t like their real names for a fact that it’s not profitable and marketable, as well as for others, they are just targeting to regain their respect in streets. As you can grasp on this shortlist, many of them need to change their given names that may possibly leave you raising your eyebrows and smirking a smile while scratching your head because of their peculiar bona fide names.

Akon – Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam

Barry Manilow – Barry Pincus


Bjork – Bjork Gudmundsdottir

Dido – Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong

Freddie Mercury – Farrokh Bulsara

George Michael – Yorgos Panayiotou

J. Holiday – Nahum Grymes

M.I.A. – Mathangi Arulpragasam

Omarion – Omari Grandberry

Seal – Henry Olusegun Olumide Samuel

Snoop Dogg – Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr

Stevie Wonder – Stevland Judkins

The-Dream – Terius Youngdell Nash

Yanni – Yiànnis Hryssomàllis

Yngwie Malmsteem – Lars Lannerback

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