Do you know the reasons behind these 30 artist and band names?

The stories behind these musician's names are sometimes unusual, but fascinating!

Stars Insider

05/08/17 | StarsInsider


We can rattle off lists of our famous artists and singers without a thought, but do we know where their artist names actually came from?

When it comes to choosing a name in the music industry, there's a lot of creativity involved, with inspiration taken from poems, idols, historical facts and figures...even animals and insects.

Why was 'Coldplay' chosen instead of 'Starfish'? Why did Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor choose 'Lorde'?

Have a look at these 30 famous singers and bands to see where their names came from!

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