Male singers and artists with One-Word Stage Names (Part 1)

Created by SaintMark on 08 Sep 2020
Male singers and artists with One-Word Stage Names (Part 1)

a band with a one-word-name will not be included. Example: Metallica
a singer or performer with a one-word-name will be included. Example: Prince

this list will get very long. so there will be several parts.

weblinks used in assembling this list:
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https://www.ranker.com/list/best-mononymous-singers-and-musicians/rockboy
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls002712145/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_one-word_stage_names

1. Prince Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, New Wave, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock

Languages:  English, French, Spanish

Popular songs:  Purple RainKissCream

2. Elvis Presley Artist

I'll add him because his first name is proverbial.

Country:  United States

Genres:  Bossa Nova, Country music, Folk, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll

Languages:  English, Spanish, German, Italian

3. Eminem Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular songs:  GodzillaRap GodLove the Way You Lie

4. Sting Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Jazz, Pop, Rock

Languages:  English, Spanish, French, Arabic

5. Usher Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Dance, Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

6. Slash Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Hard Rock, Metal, Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Beautiful dangerousAnastasiaStarlight

7. Bono Artist

Country:  Ireland

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

8. Meat Loaf Artist

I'll add him, cause his name is actually one word, if you go by the dictionary.

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

9. 2Pac Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

10. Ice-T Artist

Ice T is cheating with a hyphon, not a 100% entry, but let's include him for now.

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  I'm your pusher

11. Ludacris Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Hip-Hop/Rap, R&B/Soul

Languages:  English, Hindi

Popular songs:  Act a foolMove BitchGet Back

12. Seal Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

13. Nelly Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Just a dreamHot In HerreShe's So Fly

14. Pitbull Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Hip-Hop/Rap, Reggae

Languages:  English, Spanish, French

15. Avicii Artist

Country:  Sweden

Genres:  Electropop, House

Languages:  English, Korean

Popular songs:  Wake Me UpThe NightsHey Brother

16. Khalid Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Languages:  English, Spanish

Popular songs:  BetterCoasterSuncity

17. Liberace Artist

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular song:  Sincerely Yours

18. Beck Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Alternative

Languages:  English, French

19. Coolio Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

20. Macklemore Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Thrift ShopCan't Hold UsWings

21. Shaggy Artist

Country:  Jamaica

Genre:  Reggae

Languages:  English, English (Jamaican)

22. Drake Artist

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

23. Flea Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Helen Burns

24. Eazy-E Artist

a 90s rapper who is also cheating with a hyphon. we'll add him anyway.

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

25. Eazy Artist

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  German

Popular song:  Denk an mich

26. Gotye Artist

Country:  Australia

Genres:  Alternative, Indie, Pop, Trip Hop

Language:  English

27. Timbaland Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

28. Common Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

29. Curse Artist

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Languages:  German, English, French

Popular songs:  UnglaublichFreiheitWiderstand

30. Donovan Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Pop-Folk, Pop-Rock, Psychedelic

Languages:  English, Hungarian

Popular songs:  Mellow YellowAtlantisHurdy Gurdy Man

31. Nas Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

32. Moby Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Alternative, Electronica, House, Rock, Singer-songwriter, Trip Hop

Languages:  English, French

33. Ne-Yo Artist

another hyphen-cheater. but let's add him too

Country:  United States

Genres:  Dance, Pop, R&B/Soul, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  English, Spanish

Popular songs:  One in a MillionBecause of YouSo Sick

34. Akon Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Languages:  English, Spanish

Popular songs:  Lesson to youMr. LonelyLonely

35. Schiffkowitz Artist

Country:  Austria

36. Morrissey Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Indie

Language:  English

37. Everlast Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Alternative, Blues, Hip-Hop/Rap, Rock

Language:  English

38. Dion Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  English

39. Redman Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

40. Jamiroquai Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Jazz

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Virtual insanityCosmic GirlCarla

41. Yelawolf Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Country music, Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Opie TaylorTill it's GoneBest Friend

42. Logic Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Languages:  English, Japanese

Popular songs:  1-800-273-8255HomicideEveryday

43. Logic (UK) Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Language:  English

44. Maxwell Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  R&B/Soul, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

45. Tarkan Artist

Country:  Turkey

Genres:  Dance, Folk, Pop, Pop-Folk

Languages:  Turkish, English, Turkish (Ottoman)

46. Chayanne Artist

Country:  Puerto Rico

Genre:  Latino

Languages:  Spanish, Portuguese, English, French

47. Juanes Artist

Country:  Colombia

Genres:  Cumbia, Latino, Pop, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  Spanish, English

Popular songs:  A Dios le pidoBonitaEs por ti

48. Fish Artist

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

49. Kem Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  R&B/Soul, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular songs:  HeavenSaving My Love For You

50. Calogero Artist

Country:  France

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Rock, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  French, Italian

51. Cantinflas Artist

Country:  Mexico

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Soy Barrendero

52. Márió (Hungary) Artist

Country:  Hungary

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Hungarian

Popular songs:  CsalogányZakatol a vonat

53. Xzibit Artist

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular songs:  My NamePaparazziConcentrate

54. Slaine Artist

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular song:  Ghosts

55. Francisco Artist

Country:  Spain

Genre:  Opera

Language:  Spanish

56. Babyface Artist

Country:  United States

Genres:  Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

57. Cro Artist

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Languages:  German, English

Popular songs:  Einmal um die WeltTraumBad Chick

58. Ahlam Artist

Country:  United Arab Emirates

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Languages:  Arabic, Arabic (other varieties)

59. Ajdar Artist

Country:  Turkey

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Turkish

Popular song:  Şahdamar

60. Ghulo Artist

Country:  Albania

Language:  Albanian

Popular song:  O nan

61. Chrisye Artist

Country:  Indonesia

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Indonesian

62. Clueso Artist

Country:  Germany

Genres:  Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop, Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  German

Popular songs:  FlugmodusWenn du liebstTanzen

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