Same Artist under 3 different tags, what to do?

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https://www.last.fm/music/Nick+Murphy+%2F+Chet+Faker
https://www.last.fm/music/Nick+Murphy
https://www.last.fm/music/Chet+Faker

The artist changed his stage name but all streaming services have the combined tag for his entire discography - however, on my library he is split into two different artists. I'm not sure what to do - or which tag should be used. I kinda hate that he is broken up on my charts - when I listen to him a lot. How does last.fm deal with tags in situations like this? 
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zeldman

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I have this problem, too. What does last.fm recommend?

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A new autocorrection from his old name and his double name to his current real name would probably be the best way, as Last.fm usually respects the artist's intent. Establishing new autocorrections in the database is currently not possible, see the related threads and FAQs. So your only chance at the moment is to subscribe to Last.fm, e.g. for a month, and correct all your past scrobbles yourself in your library.

This will not change future scrobbles though which could only be achieved by merging the different artist profiles per autocorrection, or also by using external scrobblers which can edit the current scrobble and remember those edits like the browser extension Web Scrobbler and also the Android app Pano Scrobbler, as far as I know.
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> correct all your past scrobbles yourself in your library.
Please explain how this would be done, @hjbardenhagen. Thanks in advance.  :)