Gary Barlow OBE (born 20 January 1971), is a British singer-songwriter, pianist and record producer. He is frontman and lead vocalist of British pop-group Take That and serves as head judge on the The X Factor. Barlow is one of Britain's most successful songwriters, having written thirteen Number 1 singles. He has had three Number 1 singles and two Number 1 albums as a solo artist, and has had sixteen top 5 hits, eleven Number 1 singles and seven Number 1 albums with Take That. He is also a six-time recipient of the Ivor Novello Award and has sold over 50 million records worldwide. He was appointed an OBE in 2012 for services to the music industry and charity.
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