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8 Famous Female Musicians Who Use Just A Name On Stage(Photo)

In Hollywood, most celebrities do not use their birth names but rather adopt a stage or nickname for themselves.

Some retained their names by making use of just one and they trademarked it for it not to be exploited by people to make gain off them.

Here are some celebrities who uses only one name on stage;

1. Brandy

The "Mr. Piano Man" singer who was born Brandy Rayana Norwood does not use her full name in her career, she decided to use a name that can be remembered easily by people and that is her first name, Brandy.

2. Ashanti

She is a producer, actress, and singer, who is quite popular for her hit song titled "Foolish". Her given name at birth is Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, while she uses only Ashanti professionally.

3. Ciara

The singer's given name when she was born was Ciara Princess Harris but she is recognized solely as Ciara by her fans all over the world.

4. Beyonce

The "Halo" crooner was born Beyonce Giselle Knowles before she got married to American rapper, Jay Z.

She did not use her father's name or adopt her husband's name, "Carter" in the course of her career. She is simply known by her first name, Beyonce, all over the world.

5. Rihanna

The American singer is known worldwide by her fans as Rihanna but her given name at birth is Robyn Rihanna Fenty. She uses her surname, Fenty, for her business outfits.

6. Shakira

The "Waka Waka" vocalist does not use her full names professionally but maintains just her first name "Shakira".

Her complete name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll.

7. Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is a British songwriter and musician who is quite famous for her soulful songs.

Just like most of her colleagues in the industry, she opted for something simple to use as a stage name by sticking with Adele.

8. Sia

She is another singer that uses a mononym. Her given name is Sia Kate Isobelle Furler, but she is known as "Sia" when it comes to her profession.

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