Jermaine Jackson officially changes his name to ‘Jacksun’

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: Singer Jermaine Jackson performs at the Michael Jackson public memorial service held at Staples Center on July 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Jackson, 50, the iconic pop star, died at UCLA Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest at his rented home on June 25 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: Singer Jermaine Jackson performs at the Michael Jackson public memorial service held at Staples Center on July 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Jackson, 50, the iconic pop star, died at UCLA Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest at his rented home on June 25 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Call him Mr. ‘Jacksun.’ The 58-year-old big brother to the late Michael Jackson has got a new, court-approved name, Reuters reports.

The singer filed the petition for the name change, which he said was for “artistic reasons,” back in November. “If Prince and P Diddy can do it, why can’t and shouldn’t Jermaine?” Jacksun’s attorney, Bret D. Lewis, said at the time.

A judge has now agreed.

Jermaine is currently on tour with the other surviving members of the Jackson Five: Marlon, Jackie and Tito, so he was not at the court hearing.

This is not the singer’s first name change. He unofficially took the name Mohammad Abdul Aziz after converting to Islam back in 1989. And he’s no stranger to creative naming, having named his fourth child (after Jeremy, Jourdynn and Jaafar) … Jermajesty.

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