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Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican reggae musician, singer, DJ, and actor who scored hits with the songs "It Wasn't Me", "Boombastic", "In The Summertime", "Oh Carolina", and "Angel". He has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards, winning twice for Best Reggae Album with Boombastic in 1996 and 44/876 with Sting in 2019, and has won the Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist in 2002. In 2007, he was awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction with the rank of Commander. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shaggy has received more than 263,887 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Shaggy is the 1,021st most popular singer (up from 1,088th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 28th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Singer.

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Among singers, Shaggy ranks 1,021 out of 3,528Before him are Mariza, Shirley Verrett, Diana Damrau, Anita Traversi, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, and Loretta Lynn. After him are Jennie, Pierre Bachelet, Luis Miguel, Juan Diego Flórez, Lou Gramm, and Kati Kovács.

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Among people born in 1968, Shaggy ranks 132Before him are Alejandro Sanz, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Jerry Yang, Dragana Mirković, Vítor Pereira, and Hajime Moriyasu. After him are Rosalinda Celentano, Raghad Hussein, Jeffrey Donovan, Angelica Bella, Michael Vartan, and Mauro Silva.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Shaggy ranks 25 out of 168Before him are Sean Paul (1973), DJ Kool Herc (1955), Stephen Hopkins (1958), Max Romeo (1944), Bunny Wailer (1947), and Merlene Ottey (1960). After him are Carl Douglas (1942), Burning Spear (1945), Prince Buster (1938), Linford Christie (1960), Asafa Powell (1982), and Patrick Allen (1951).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Shaggy ranks 6Before him are Grace Jones (1948), Jimmy Cliff (1948), Liz Mitchell (1952), Max Romeo (1944), and Bunny Wailer (1947). After him are Carl Douglas (1942), Burning Spear (1945), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Alton Ellis (1938), Errol Brown (1948), and Millie Small (1947).

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