John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English heavy metal vocalist, songwriter, and television personality. Osbourne rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the pioneering English band Black Sabbath, whose dark and heavy sound has often been cited as key to the development of the heavy metal genre. Osbourne left Black Sabbath in 1979 and has since had a successful solo career, releasing 11 studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the US, though he has reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions, most recently in 2011 to record the album 13, which was released in 2013. Osbourne's longevity and success have earned him the informal title of "Godfather of Heavy Metal".
Osbourne's total album sales from his years in Black Sabbath combined with his solo work is over 100 million. In the early 2000s, Osbourne became a television star, appearing as himself in the MTV reality program The Osbournes, alongside wife/manager Sharon and two of their three children, Kelly and Jack.
Vocal group co-founded in 1920 by the singers Cuthbert Kelly and Steuart Wilson, which specialized in early English music. The English Singers made dozens of recordings of English madrigals between 1921 and 1955.
In 1917 the bass singer Cuthbert Kelly founded a quartet of singers following wartime concerts he had staged at the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields. In 1920 the group was augmented to six singers, the members being Flora Mann, Winifred Whelen, Lillian Berger, Steuart Wilson, Clive Carey and Cuthbert Kelly. The ensemble toured the United States in its inaugural year, then in 1922 visited Prague, and later toured in Berlin, Vienna, Holland and the U.S.A. For William Byrd's tercentenary in 1923 the group recorded five discs, singing one voice to a part. The early English music scholar, E.H. Fellowes, recalled the impact of the English Singers' recording of Byrd's Short Service Magnificat, made on 29 January 1923: "The record of Byrd’s ‘Short’ Magnificat was a revelation in its beauty when rightly performed; it exerted a widespread influence in church-music circles."
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The English are a nation and ethnic group native to England, who speak English. The English identity is of early mediaeval origin, when they were known in Old English as the Angelcynn. England is a country of the United Kingdom, and English people in England are British Citizens. Their ethnonym is derived from the Angles, Germanic peoples who migrated to Great Britain after the fifth century AD.
1. People who identify of full or partial British ancestry born into that country.
2. British-born people who identify of British ancestry only.
3. British citizens by way of residency in the British overseas territories; however, not all have ancestry from the United Kingdom.
4. British citizens or nationals.
Ozzmosis is the seventh studio album by British heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne. Released on 24 October 1995, the album reached number 22 on the UK Albums Chart and number four on the American Billboard 200 albums chart. Ozzmosis was reissued on 25 June 2002 with the addition of the previously unreleased tracks "Whole World's Fallin' Down" and "Aimee", the latter of which was named after Osbourne's eldest daughter. Ozzmosis was certified 2x Platinum in the United States with sales at over 2,000,000 copies.
Kelly Michelle Lee Osbourne (born 27 October 1984) is an English television presenter, fashion designer, singer and actress. The daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, she is best known for her appearances in The Osbournes with her family, for which they won a 2002 Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program as well as on E!'s Fashion Police, where she has been a panelist and presenter since the shows inception in 2010. She has also appeared on Dancing with the Stars, in which she and professional dance partner Louis van Amstel took third place.