• MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

Santigold

While most artists switch names for a change of pace, the singer apparently was taken to court for her initial stage name Santogold. An "'80s infomercial/cult artist" named Santo Gold, took the singer to court, resulting in her change her name, albeit in the most subtle way possible. The singer's real name is Santi, so the transition must not have been hard.

Photo by Getty Images Aug 3, 2012

MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

With stage names vs. birth names, musicians certainly have the most fun coming up with strange titles and confusing spelling. Here's the latest on those artists who have made the switch - and back again!

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