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Marc Anthony's parents were loyal fans of the legendary Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muñiz. So they combined the Puerto Rican singer's real last name with the name they gave him to make it exactly the same as the singer of "Quiero abrazarte tanto."
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta doesn't sound like the name of an internationally renowned singer. Yet that is Lady Gaga's real name. The name of the singer of "Poker Face" came to be when producer Rob Fusari compared her voice and style to that of Freddie Mercury, of the Queen group, who sang the song "Radio Ga Ga".
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Vikki Carr became famous with songs like "Ni princesa ni esclava" or "Ni me viene ni me va." Her real name is Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martínez Cardona. It is not rare for a ranchera singer to adopt a new stage name.
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Daniela Romo wasn't exactly thrilled that her mother named her Teresita Presmanes Corona. But since Teresa is such a common name, the singer of "Yo no te pido la luna" went with something unique and easier to remember.
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TITO EL BAMBINO
The successful reggaeton performer Tito El Bambino is known in Carolina, his native town in Puerto Rico, as Efraín Finez Nevarez.
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Who could ever imagine that singer Pitbull's real name is Armando Christian Pérez? The singer of "Calle 8" became known as Pitbull when he began searching in Miami for a hip-hop music niche. Pérez has said he chose his peculiar stage name because he looks a lot like the dog breed that bears that name.
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Flex is the sensation of the moment with his songs "Te quiero" and "Dime si te vas con él." But the real name of the creator of Romantic Style is Félix Danilo Gómez.
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Spanish singer Bebe conquered us all with her song "Malo" from the album Pa' fuera telerañas, but we very much doubt she would have lured us with her real name, none other than María Nieves Rebolledo Vila María, more appropriate for a telenovela character.
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Fey became famous with songs like "Media Naranja" and "Azúcar amargo," but few know the Mexican's real name, which is María Fernanda Blázquez Gil. The reason she chose Fey as her stage name is because it's the name her cousin used to call her as a little girl when he had problems pronouncing her real name.
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When in her teens, her friends called her Kany. That's why the singer of "Mi amigo en el baño," Kany García, chose it as her stage name. Her real name is Encarnita García de Jesús, not a really good option to be remembered by her fans.
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Daddy Yankee has no problem in revealing his real name, Raymond Ayala. The reggaeton singer chose to be called Daddy Yankee because he is a fan of the New York Yankees baseball team. He himself pursued a professional baseball career until an injury shattered his major-league dreams.
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Spanish singer-songwriter La Mala says that when she was a little girl her aunt kept telling her she was a "a bad girl" for saying just what came to her mind though it may not have been the most prudent thing to say. When she went solo, she never doubted for a minute and changed her real name, María, to La Mala (the Bad One
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