Numerous artists use the mononym Nelson as their stage name or on some releases:
1. A melodic glam metal / AOR band from the United States
2. The Belgian actor and singer Nelson Moraïs http://www.last.fm/music/Nelson+Morais
3. The soca musician aka. Lord Nelson http://www.last.fm/music/Lord+Nelson
4. An indie rock band from France
5. An R&B singer from the United States
6. Robert Frederick Nelson the trance producer from Northern Ireland
For the British singer/songwriter duo, see The Nelson Brothers.