You Won’t Believe What Made Calvin Harris Choose His Stage Name

7 April 2016, 12:10

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We've got the answer.

Some fans were confused after Calvin Harris' girlfriend Taylor Swift thanked him using the name "Adam" at the Heart Radio Awards. 

But for those who weren't aware, 'Calvin Harris' is actually a stage name used by Adam Richard Wiles.

The world famous DJ revealed why he chose to have a stage name and why it turned out to be 'Calvin Harris' back in 2009.

Talking to Shortlist magazine, he said: "My first single was more of a soul track, and I thought Calvin Harris sounded a bit more racially ambiguous."

"I thought people might not know if I was black or not. After that, I was stuck with it."

So really it was simple.

Well thanks Adam/Calvin, we're loving the music either way. 

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