Ozzy Osbourne

1948 - Today

Ozzy Osbourne

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, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ozzy Osbourne has received more than 16,463,697 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 45th most popular singer.

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  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 45 out of 3,001Before him are Nina Simone, Amanda Lear, Joe Cocker, Joe Dassin, Aretha Franklin, and Mireille Mathieu. After him are Marvin Gaye, Kurt Cobain, Rod Stewart, Glen Campbell, Agnetha Fältskog, and Constanze Mozart.

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Among people born in 1948, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 10Before him are Gérard Depardieu, Cat Stevens, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, and Hassan Rouhani. After him are Eckhart Tolle, Henning Mankell, Jan Palach, George R. R. Martin, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 245 out of 5,347Before him are Arthur Henderson (1863), John Law (1671), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Harold Godwinson (1022), Catherine Parr (1512), and Edward the Elder (871). After him are Helen Mirren (1945), Jane Goodall (1934), Jimmy Page (1944), Edmond Halley (1656), Arthur Eddington (1882), and Keith Richards (1943).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Ozzy Osbourne ranks 6Before him are David Bowie (1947), Phil Collins (1951), Mick Jagger (1943), Brian Johnson (1947), and Joe Cocker (1944). After him are Rod Stewart (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Marianne Faithfull (1946), George Michael (1963), Kate Bush (1958), and Ian Gillan (1945).