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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".Born and raised in Birmingham, Osbourne became a founding member of Black Sabbath in 1968, and provided lead vocals from their self-titled debut album in 1970 to Never Say Die! in 1978. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ozzy Osbourne has received more than 25,945,967 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Ozzy Osbourne is the 41st most popular singer, the 219th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 212th 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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  • 26M

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  • 70.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 41 out of 3,528Before him are Jacques Brel, Patti Smith, Plácido Domingo, Nico, Amanda Lear, and Andrea Bocelli. After him are Joe Dassin, Mireille Mathieu, Nina Simone, Toto Cutugno, Albano Carrisi, and Constanze Mozart.

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Among people born in 1948, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 11Before him are Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Jean-Michel Jarre, Terry Pratchett, Cat Stevens, and Eckhart Tolle. After him are Sauli Niinistö, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Jeremy Irons, Hassan Rouhani, Andrzej Sapkowski, and Jan Palach.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 219 out of 7,765Before him are Brian Jones (1942), C. S. Lewis (1898), Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), John Wycliffe (1324), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), and Henry Morton Stanley (1841). After him are Henry Morgan (1635), Harold Godwinson (1022), Margaret Tudor (1489), James V of Scotland (1512), Julie Andrews (1935), and John Deacon (1951).

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), George Michael (1963), Phil Collins (1951), Rod Stewart (1945), Ian Gillan (1945), Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), and Bonnie Tyler (1951).

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