Billy Ocean

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Legal name: Leslie Sebastian Charles

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Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-born English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular British R&B singer-songwriter of the early to mid-1980s. After scoring his first four UK Top 20 successes, seven years passed before he accumulated a series of transatlantic successes, including three US number ones. In 1985, Ocean won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his worldwide hit, "Caribbean Queen", and in 1987 was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male Artist.

In 2002, the University of Westminster, London, awarded Ocean an honorary doctorate of music. In 2010, Ocean was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the MOBO Awards. On 29 July 2011, Ocean became a Companion of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, presented to him by Paul McCartney. He is a member of the Rastafari movement.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Throwback Thursday Various Artists 1
2015 Now That’s What I Call the 80s Various Artists 1
2015 Ultimate Fitness Various Artists 1
2015 The Seventies Album Various Artists 1
2015 Ultratop 1001 Hits Various Artists 1
2016 The Nation’s Favourite Running Songs Various Artists 2
2016 Ballads: Let Your Heart Sing Various Artists 1
2016 Ultimate Voices Various Artists 1
2016 Twelve Inch Eighties: People Hold On Various Artists 1
2016 100 Hits: Car Songs Various Artists 1
2016 Twelve Inch Eighties: Let’s Groove Various Artists 1
2016 Anthems: Soul Classics Various Artists 2
2016 80s Remixed & Extended Various Artists 1
2016 Top of the Pops: 1985–1989 Various Artists 1
2016 Twelve Inch Eighties: Can You Feel It Various Artists 1
2016 Eighties Blockbusters Various Artists 2
2016 NOW That’s What I Call 70s Various Artists 1
2017 Twelve Inch Eighties: When the Going Gets Tough Various Artists 1
2017 100 Hits: Car Song 2 Various Artists 1
2017 100 Hits: Feeling Good Various Artists 1
2017 Grand 12‐Inches 15 Various Artists 1
2017 Ultimate Soul (4CDs of the Greatest Soul Music) Various Artists 1
2017 NOW That’s What I Call Running Various Artists 2
2017 100 Hits: Boogie Nights Various Artists 1
2017 100 Hits: Supersonic 70s Various Artists 1
2017 100 Hits: The Best Eighties Album Various Artists 1
2017 Top 40 Foute Hits: The Ultimate Top 40 Collection Various Artists 1
4FM You’ve Got the Music in You Various Artists 1
15 Funky Tunes Various Artists 1
16 Golden Hits, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
16 No. 1 Hits: 1974 - 1986 Various Artists 1
30 Hits of the Sixties, Volume 5 Various Artists 1
70s Joy Ride Various Artists 1
80 Various Artists 1
80 zonnige zomerhits Various Artists 1
80's Dance Party Various Artists 1
80's From the Heart Various Artists 1
80's Gold: Club '80s Various Artists 1
80s Movie Hits Various Artists 1
101 Hits: Car Classics Various Artists 1
Action Kino Hits Various Artists 1
All by myself Various Artists 1
All Time Greatest Movie Songs Various Artists 1
Anılar 9 Various Artists 1
Big Hits Various Artists 1
Billboard Hot R&B Hits 1986 Various Artists 1
Black Magic - Move Your Body, Volume Two Various Artists 1
Body Talk: Hearts in Motion Various Artists 1
Caribbean Nights II Various Artists 1
Caribbean Nights, Vol. 1 Various Artists 1
Chart Action Various Artists 1
Come On Let’s Party 71 Various Artists 1
De Pre Historie 1986, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
Der Radio Berlin 70er & 80er Doppelpack Various Artists 1
Disco Generation Various Artists 1
Disco Inferno Various Artists 1
Disco Inferno Various Artists 1
Disco, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
DJ TOOLS 3 Various Artists 1
Electric 80's Various Artists 1
En gång till 1976 Various Artists 1
Enjoy the 70's Various Artists 1
Everyone Is a Good One, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
Feelings Various Artists 1
Feelings 9 Various Artists 1
Film-Musik-Box: Die bekanntesten Film- und TV-Hits aller Zeiten Various Artists 1
Flashback 2: 1984-1989 Various Artists 1
Flirt Various Artists 1
For You My Love Various Artists 1
Go Wild With the Party Animal Various Artists 1
Golden Oldies, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Golden Soul Hits, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Greatest Hits of the 80's Various Artists 1
Greatest Hits of the 80's, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
Heartbreak, Heartache: 18 Classic Songs Various Artists 1
Hits 2 Various Artists 1
Hits of the 50’s 60’s 70’s Various Artists 1
Hits of the 70's, Volume Two Various Artists 1
Hits of the 70s Various Artists 1
Hits of the 80's: 1986-1987 Various Artists 1
Hits of the Movies Various Artists 1
Hits Zum Abfahren Various Artists 1
Holiday Feelings Various Artists 1
Holiday Hits Various Artists 1
Hot, Hot Reggae, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Hottest Hits of the 80’s Various Artists 1
I Love 80's Collection Various Artists 1
In the Name of Love Various Artists 3
It's in His Kiss Various Artists 1
Jeans Rock, Volume 2: Let's Get Together Various Artists 1
Jif Andy Ballerina Glorix Various Artists 1
Jumbo-Hits Various Artists 1
Krammerock Various Artists 1
Legends of Decades Various Artists 1
Let's Get It On (Music for Lovers) Various Artists 1
Love Collection - Close Enough for Love Various Artists 1
Love Song Various Artists 1
Love Songs Various Artists 1
Love Songs, Volume Two Various Artists 1
Loving You Various Artists 1

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