Ozzy Osbourne

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John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which period he adopted the nickname "Prince of Darkness".Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath in 1979 due to alcohol and drug problems, but went on to have a successful solo career, releasing 12 studio albums, the first seven of which received multi-platinum certifications in the US. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions. He rejoined in 1997 and helped record the group's final studio album, 13 (2013), before they embarked on a farewell tour that ended with a February 2017 performance in their hometown, Birmingham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ozzy Osbourne has received more than 20,240,585 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Ozzy Osbourne is the 41st most popular singer (up from 46th in 2019), the 213th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 245th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Singer.

Ozzy Osbourne is most famous for being the lead singer of Black Sabbath and for his solo career.

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  • 69

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  • 6.07

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  • 4.75

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Among singers, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 41 out of 3,541Before him are Barry White, Nico, Andrea Bocelli, Jacques Brel, Nina Simone, and Amanda Lear. After him are Joe Cocker, Mireille Mathieu, Phil Collins, Ella Fitzgerald, Eminem, and Agnetha Fältskog.

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Among people born in 1948, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 9Before him are Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Cat Stevens, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, and Terry Pratchett. After him are Eckhart Tolle, Jean-Michel Jarre, Hassan Rouhani, John R. Bolton, Jan Palach, and Henning Mankell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 213 out of 6,924Before him are William Ramsay (1852), Saint Ursula (400), Edmond Halley (1656), Anna Wintour (1949), Ælla of Northumbria (800), and James George Frazer (1854). After him are Charles II of England (1630), Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Catherine Howard (1523), Anne Brontë (1820), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), and Joe Cocker (1944).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 4Before him are David Bowie (1947), Mick Jagger (1943), and Brian Johnson (1947). After him are Joe Cocker (1944), Phil Collins (1951), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Rod Stewart (1945), George Michael (1963), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Robert Plant (1948).

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