Top Ten Singers Whose Real Names Will Surprise You

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1 Bruno Mars (Peter Gene Hernandez) Bruno Mars (Peter Gene Hernandez) Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
2 The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
3 Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta) Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta) Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.
4 Katy Perry (Katheryn Hudson) Katy Perry (Katheryn Hudson) Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
5 Olivia Wilde (Olivia Cockburn) Olivia Wilde (Olivia Cockburn)

And then she accidentally slipped and changed her name to Cockburn, oops I said cockborn, I didn't really mean to say Cockburn but since we talking about Cockburn all you singers say hi to her. - AlphaQ

This made me lol. Wait, is she even a singer?

6 Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman) Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman) Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
7 Tina Fey (Elizabeth Fey) Tina Fey (Elizabeth Fey)
8 Steven Tyler (Steven Tallarico) Steven Tyler (Steven Tallarico) Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.
9 Alvin Stardust (Bernard Jewry)
10 Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier) Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier) Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

The Newcomers

? Marilyn Manson (Brian Warner)

The Contenders

11 Cliff Richard (Harry Webb)
12 Courtney Love (Courtney Michelle Harrison) Courtney Love (Courtney Michelle Harrison)
13 David Bowie (David Jones) David Bowie (David Jones) David Robert Jones was born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
14 Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) Cher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.
15 Drake (Aubrey Graham) Drake (Aubrey Graham) Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
16 Dido (Florian Armstrong) Dido (Florian Armstrong) Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is a British singer and songwriter.
17 Lil Wayne (Dwayne Carter) Lil Wayne (Dwayne Carter) Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age . He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and ...read more.

So that's where the Wayne part of Lil Wayne comes from. - AlphaQ

18 Cat Stevens (Steven Georgiou)
19 Elton John (Reginald Dwight) Elton John (Reginald Dwight)
20 Eminem (Marshall Mathers III) Eminem (Marshall Mathers III) Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time . In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with ...read more.

Meh. It's actually pretty obvious because he has a song called Marshall Mathers and an album called The Marshall Mathers LP and MMLP 2 - AlphaQ

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1. Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman)
2. Steven Tyler (Steven Tallarico)
3. Alvin Stardust (Bernard Jewry)
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1. Bruno Mars (Peter Gene Hernandez)
2. The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye)
3. Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta)
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