Normally we often call fandoms by the names of their idols such as: Camilizers (Camila Cabello), Swifties (Taylor Swift), Directioners (One Direction). However, there are also quite strange fandom names you may not know.
Let’s discover the list:
1. Adele: Daydreamers
Unlike other fandoms, Adele fans are numerous,cute and quiet. They always keep waiting for their idol to release the new album.
Daydreamers is the fan name given to Adele’s fans. The term is derived from Adele’s song “Daydreamer” (from her debut album, 19). The term was first used on the fan forums on Adele’s official website.
2. Lady Gaga: Little Monsters
The Little Monsters is the term used to describe any Lady Gaga fans. While working on her second album, Gaga developed the theme of monster, both in physical form, and to describe her inner fear (Monster of death, alcohol, drugs, etc.). During the summer of 2009, she first started to use the name during her live performances to refer to her fans. The name fit them well because her fans crawl and scream during her show like monsters would do.
Stylized as Mother Mons†er, it is the term used to describe Lady Gaga. The term was used by a fan who met her in Chicago. She then started using it herself.
3. Michael Jackson: Moonwalkers
Although he is gone forever, Michael Jackson’s influence on contemporary artists is still there. Fans of this American singer are known as “Moonwalkers”.
4. Kesha: Animals
Talented, constantly changing, and resonating with quality music, Kesha is also an eccentric person who loves fans very much. “Animals” is the term used to describe fans of Kesha. They are named after her debut studio album titled “Animal”.
5. Eminem: Stans
Stans, derived from stalker-fans, are the loyal followers of Eminem.
6. Sia: Lovers
Sia, is an Australian singer and songwriter, record producer and music video director. She began her career as a singer member of the “acid jazz band” Crisp in the Adelaide area in the mid-90s. With her eccentric style, catchy music, Sia quickly became a fan-base artist. Sia’s fandom is called Lovers.
7. Billie Eilish: Avocados
What are Billie Eilish fans called?
Well it was the ‘Avocados’ but now she’s changed her Instagram name from @wherearetheavocados the fans want the ‘Eyelashes’ or ‘Pirates’.
8. Nicki Minaj: Barbz
The Barbz — the nickname given to Nicki Minaj’s army of online fans — are a force of nature. If Nicki is their queen bee, each member is a buzzing worker bee intent on protecting her majesty at any cost.
9. Avril Lavigne: Black Stars
Generation 8x, 9x must still remember the image of a small singer wearing a tie, wearing box pants, holding an electric guitar and singing personality and rebellious songs. Avril Lavigne used to be one of the most famous pop singers. Avril’s influence during that time was undeniable.
Avril Lavigne’s fandom is called “Black Stars”. Avril uses this term to refer to her fans and her perfume.
10. Mariah Carey: Lambs
The Lambs is what Mariah calls her fans together as a group. The name is a combination of Lamb and Family, which means to be a group of Mariah fans or what she calls her fans as a group in total. She calls a person who is a fan, a Lamb, and she normally dedicates the majority of things to her Lambs and appreciates the gifts given to her. The term began during the late 90s and widely used during her Rainbow Tour.