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This is a list of names of the nicknames music performers, are known by. Not actors or other famous people. Below are the most recent entries.

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Entries Beginning with M

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Madness The Nutty Boys Named after their trademark "nutty", light-hearted ska-pop sound. Todd W. Zimmerman
Madonna The queen bee of rock and roll Nickname supplied by Bob Geldorf at Live 8 Bere
Madonna Gucci Girl For her Gucci one-of-a-kind Forties-inspired black georgette long-sleeved evening gown she promoted... Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Maddy  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna The "Who's That Girl" From the title selection of a film in which she starred in the 1980s, also referring to the fact that she kept changing identities and images in her videos. Certainly a more appropriate nickname than "The 'MATERIAL' Girl," which NEVER fitted her! Parker Gabriel
Madonna Her majesty No Bere
Madonna Hairy Monster Highschool nickname- the old hairy Italian girl stereotype? Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Varla Gay Community drag icon name applied to Madonna Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Madrongo Drongo in Oz-speak means a worthless person. Madonna did another No-show for the 5th time while on tour, ignoring Australia. Her fans in Oz are furious and have not accepted her apology. Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna The Material Girl, Madge She hates Material Girl, so that's what I'm going to start calling her now. SusanG
Madonna Bay City Brat Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Dita Parlo Her moniker while traveling Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Dita Her dominatrix name given in the "Erotica" video Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Esther Her self-chosen Kabahla name Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna MDNA From her new cd in which MDNA is her self-titled short name for "Madonna". It is also used online that way! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Madulous Combo of Madonna/Fabulous from Gay Community Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Mads Shortening of Madonna Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna M What her closest friends call ger Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Madge This is a very common nickname for her. I'm surprised it ain't on here by now! Lucky Starr
Madonna Boy Toy 1980s self-chosen nickname (and Belt Buckle)! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Veronica Electronica Taken from her Catholic confirmation name Veronica Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Madge British shorthand for Her Majesty Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Material Girl From her 1980s single... Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Mo IMDB ref Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Madonna Nonnie Child nickname Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mahalia Jackson Queen of Gospel  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mariah Carey Mirage In High School, because she never showed up for class! Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mariah Carey Mimi Nickname with her friends, inspiration for the album "The Emancipation of Mimi". Alex
Mariah Carey High-5 5 Octave voice Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Marilyn Manson Mazza  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mark Holmes  DJ MRK LMS Mark is part owner and a DJ at Mark's Mod Club Theatre in Toronto along with Bobbi Guy his business partner.
DJ MRK LMS is the first several letters in his first name and the last few letters of his last name. MRK LMS or Mark Holmes.
Mark Hoppus Fish Guts Says so on the Enema of the State booklet Michael M
Marlene Dietrich Der Blaue Engel For her role in that German film (means The Blue Angel). Note that the term "Blue Angel" means Demon...  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Marty Beller The Next President of the United States of America All-Starr
Marvin Gaye The Prince of Soul According to trivia shown on Music Choice cable channels, accompanying Gaye's songs. Martha Hankins
Marvin Gaye Marvin Slain Marvin was killed by his father in 1984 after an argument Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn Melissa Williamson This artist is famous as the singer of some of the songs in the Silent Hill game series, although she didn't receive the credit for her performance of You're Not Here on the movie. She is also a voice over artist on Resident Evil: Degeneration. Romersa's Protege
Mary J. Blige Empress of Soul  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
matthew charels sanders m. shadows he's the lead singer of avenged sevenfold. His stage name is "m. shadows" M. stands for his first name (matt) and (shadows) coz he was kindda dark kid when he used to be in high school thats why he used the word"shadows" in there. N. Shadows
Maurice Gibb Mo Affectionate nickname for the deceased brother of Barry, Robin, and Andy Gibb. Martha Hankins
MC Hammer Spinmaster/Black Tornado His moves Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mel Blanc The Man of a Thousand Voices Prolific Warner Bros. voice, he sang in character for many Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, etc. shorts. Martha Hankins
Mel Torme The Velvet Fog The nickname was given to him by DJ Fred Robbins. It was suppose to honor his high tenor and smooth vocal style. But Torme himself disliked the moniker. (From Wikipedia) oldtimer
Mel Torme  The Velvet Fog  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Merle Haggard The Hag Merle got it from an old woman from Hansel and Gretel. Darius Whitehead
Metallica Alcaholica They drink alot mikopath
Metallica Alcaholica They drink alot mikopath
Michael Bolton Mr. Time, Love, and Tenderness  Christian
Michael Hutchence Hutch It's a shortening of the surname of INXS' stupendous and stellar frontman. INXS KIX ASS
Michael Hutchence Hutch A shortened version of his last name. I find it hard to think of Michael as Hutch. It just does not compute, especially since a hutch is a piece of furniture.  Donna W
Michael Jackson The Gloved One  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Michael Jackson The Gleaming Glove/The Gloved One His famous sequin glove Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Michael Jackson Jacko There is another name but I won't say it because it is too inappropriate for this site. Travis
Michael Jackson Wacko Jacko English tabloid nickname Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Michael Jackson The King of Pop Liz Taylor titled Michael as "The King of pop" and Michael hated being called the disrespectful name "Jacko" Cupidsparrrow
Michael Jackson Jacko His nickname in the tabloids. Martha Hankins
Michael Jackson Wacko Jacko  dxman
Michael Jackson M.J.  Soul
Michael Jackson The King of Pop  SusanG
Michael Jackson The Gloved One  Jonathan S.
Michael Nesmith Papa Nez Monkees' guitarist (the one with the hat), later to become a Nudie-suit-clad country rock singer in the 70s, then the inventor of MTV in the 80s. DeeDee
Michael Stanley Band MSB it's the name of their 1982 album. Also means "Mighty Sh*tty Band" to some people. Columbus Dude
Michael Todd Mic Like a microphone... and short. How clever. Katy
Michael Weikath Weiki  Chan
Mick Hucknall Red The "red" in Simply Red, for his hair color. Martha Hankins
Mick Jagger Scarecrow His weight and b/c he's thin??? Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mick Jagger Big Lips He's notorious for this. I Got Stoned at Ohio State University!
Mick Jagger The Lips Obvious physical description Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mick Jagger Your Majesty or Brenda From Keith Richards Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards The Glimmer Twins A popular nickname for them in the 80s. British Bullcrap
Midnight Oil The Oils A convenient shortening often used by critics.  Blue Sky Miner
Mike Dirnt Van Gough It is belived that Mike plays under this name in a band known at the Network Optimus Lime
Miley Cyrus Smiley Miley Baby nickname from her Father Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Miley Cyrus Hanna Montanna That's her stage name on her show of the same name. Celeste
Miley Cyrus Smiley Her birth name was Destiny Hope Cyrus but b/c she smiled a lot was nicknamed Smiley which changed to Miley. In 2008 she had her name legally changed. Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Milt Jackson Bags Jazz vibraphonist; member of the Modern Jazz Quartet Todd W. Zimmerman
Mindless Self Indulgence Mindless  Travis
Mindless Self Indulgence MSI  Travis
Miriam Makeba Mama Africa South Africa Robert D. Arndt Jr.
The Monkees The Prefab Four Because the group was said to be a pre-packaged act, being compared to a prefabricated building. Rachel Stedman
The Moody Blues Veteran Cosmic Rockers Nickname derived from a song on their Long Distance Voyager album from 1981. Todd W. Zimmerman
The Moody Blues The Moodies  Cyhunt
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir MoTab  Raphael
Morrissey A boy with a thorn in his side From the title of a Smiths song with that title. I Hung the DJ
Morrissey Pope of Mope  Robert D. Arndt Jr.
My Chemical Romance My Chem or MCR  .*iero*.

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