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What Do They REALLY Mean? 24 Pop Star Stage Names Explained!
‘Let Me Love You’ singer Ne-Yo was given his super-cool stage name way back in 2004 by producer Big D - as a reference to Keanu Reeve’s iconic character Neo in The Matrix trilogy - apparently becauase he thinks Ne-Yo sees music in the same way as Neo sees The Matrix itself! Woah! Picture: Danny North