Ozzy Osbourne Autographs and Autograph Examples
Ozzy Osbourne autographs and autograph examples | Black Sabbath
John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne, also known as The Prince of Darkness, (born 3 December 1948) is an English vocalist, songwriter and actor. He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. He was then fired from Black Sabbath in 1979 and went on to have a successful solo career, releasing 11 studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the US. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions, recording the album 13 in 2013. His 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. Additionally, as a member of Black Sabbath, he got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he got inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame as a solo artist and as a member of the band. Possessing a distinctive singing voice and as a native of Birmingham, Osbourne also known for his strong Brummie accent – he has a star on the Birmingham Walk of Stars in his hometown as well as the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, he received the Global Icon Award.
In the early 2000s, Osbourne became a reality television star, appearing as himself in the MTV reality show The Osbournes, alongside wife and manager Sharon and two of their three children, Kelly and Jack. Furthermore, he currently co-stars with Jack and Kelly in the television series Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour.