Do You Know Their Real Names?

Apr 24, 2012 No Comments by Musicscene

Here at Music Scene we want to pose the following question – do you actually know some of your favourite stars real names? In a lot of cases, some of the best singers, songwriters, musicians and performers worldwide have a stage name, a name that their fans know them as, a name that they want to be represented by in the music world, an alias, or even an alter-ego, and we thought it would be worthwhile to post the below list on Music Scene.

Here is a list of 30 top notch artists (some new and some old) whom over the years have each sold millions of records around the world – and their real names are…

Bono & The Edge – Paul Hewson & David Evans

George Michael – Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou

Lady Gaga – Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

Elton John – Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Rod Stewart – Roderick David Stewart

Ringo Starr - Richard Starkey

Madonna – Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone

Nicki Minaj – Onika Tanya Maraj

Drake – Aubrey Drake Graham

Rihanna – Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Bruno Mars – Peter Gene Hernandez

Adele – Adele Laurie Blue Adkins

Slash – Saul Hudson

Axl Rose - William Bruce Rose Jnr.

Shakira - Isabel Mebarak Ripoll

Jay Z – Shawn Corey Carter

Katy Perry – Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) – Michael Balzary

Pink! - Alecia Moore

Miley Cyrus – Destiny Hope Cyrus

50 Cent – Curtis James Jackson

Snoop Dogg – Cordozar Calvin Broadus

Sting – Gordon Sumner

David Bowie – David Robert Hayward Jones

2Pac Shakur – Lesane Parish Crooks

Ne-Yo - Shaffer Chimere Smith

Marilyn Manson – Brian Hugh Warner

Dr. Dre – Andre Romelle Young

Meat Loaf – Marvin Lee Aday

Freddie Mercury - Farrokh Bulsara

Surprised?

We thought so!

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