As one of the most prominent Caribbean artists of the MTV generation, Billy Ocean fuses traditional R&B with reggae-cool,
resulting in an extensive career spanning 30 years. His contributions to the music industry have been prolific, with Ocean
penning songs for artists from Boyzone to The Nolans, recognised through numerous critical accolades including a Lifetime
Achievement MOBO Award.
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Born Leslie Charles in Trinidad, Billy Ocean moved to England when he was just seven-years-old. Inspired by the likes of
Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, his love of music was apparent from an early age. By his teens Billy Ocean was regularly performing
at clubs in London's East End.
1976 saw the release of Billy Ocean's eponymous-titled debut album, spawning the singer's first successful single, 'Love
Really Hurts Without You'. Reaching number two on the UK charts, Billy Ocean followed the release with a succession of albums
before being recognised by international star LaToya Jackson. Recruiting Billy Ocean to write a track, 'Stay the Night', for
her 1980 debut album, the Calypso-inspired artist went on to break America with the million-selling double platinum single
'Caribbean Queen' in 1984 - the most successful of any Billy Ocean songs.
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