This may come as no surprise, but some country artists are not who they say they are.
Some artists change their names to make them more simple to pronounce or remember, while others opt to keep their families out of the spotlight. Sometimes a middle name could have a better ring to it than a last name, or perhaps a little change makes a name a bit more country?
You may be surprised just how many artists don’t go by their official name. Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Eric Church and Jason Aldean are just a few:
You can see some of the artists, their stage names and how they got those names here.