Rick Astley

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British singer.

Achievements (Singles):

1987: "Never Gonna Give You Up" (UK #1, US #1), "Whenever You Need Somebody" (UK #3) "When I Fall In Love"/"My Arms Keep Missing You" (UK #2)

1988: "Together Forever" (UK #2, US #2),"It Would Take A Strong Strong Man" (US #10), "She Wants To Dance With Me" (UK #6, US # 6), "Take Me To Your Heart" (UK #8)

1989: "Hold Me In Your Arms" (UK #10)

1991: "Cry For Help" (UK #7, US #7), "Move Right Out" (US #81)

1993: "Hopelessly" (US #28)

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Legal name: Richard Paul Astley

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Richard "Rick" Paul Astley (/ˈrɪk ˈæstli/; born 6 February 1966) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and radio personality. His 1987 song, "Never Gonna Give You Up" was a No. 1 hit single in 25 countries. By the time of his retirement in 1993, Astley had sold approximately 40 million records worldwide.

Astley made a comeback in 2007, becoming an Internet phenomenon when his video "Never Gonna Give You Up" became integral to the meme known as "rickrolling". Astley was voted "Best Act Ever" by Internet users at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008. His 2016 album 50 debuted in the UK at No. 1.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1987 Whenever You Need Somebody 3 9
1988 Hold Me in Your Arms 2.25 9
1991 Free 4 1
1993 Body & Soul 3 1
2001 Keep It Turned On 3 2
2005 Portrait 2 1
2016 50 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2002 Greatest Hits 1
2002 Greatest Hits 1
2003 The Best of Rick Astley: Never Gonna Give You Up 1
2004 Platinum & Gold Collection 2
2007 Together Forever: The Best Of 1
2008 Playlist: The Very Best of Rick Astley 3 2
2008 Ultimate Collection 1
Greatest Hits 1
Love Songs 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
1987 My Arms Keep Missing You 1
1987 Never Gonna Give You Up 2
1987 When I Fall in Love / My Arms Keep Missing You 1
1988 Together Forever 1
2010 Lights Out (Radio Edit) 1
Cry for Help 1
Hold Me in Your Arms 1
Sleeping 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
1987 Never Gonna Give You Up 1

Remix

Year Title RatingReleases
2004 12 Inch Collection 2

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