A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SADE

Sun, 2 Jan '22
One-named singer with the album "Lovers Rock"
Sat, 4 Dec '21
"No Ordinary Love" singer
Thu, 14 Oct '21
Marquis de ___
Sun, 4 Apr '21
One-named Nigerian Grammy winner
Sat, 3 Apr '21
One-named singer awarded a C.B.E. in 2017