Rick Astley
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1966-02-06
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Rick Astley

Rick Astley Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Paul Astley (born 6 February 1966) is an English singer, songwriter and radio personality. His 1987 song "Never Gonna Give You Up" was a number 1 hit single in 25 countries and won the 1988 Brit Award for Best British Single. 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 the music video for "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, and his 2016 album 50 debuted in the UK at No. 1.

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Rick Astley Performances & Interviews


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Cry For Help
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Cry For Help
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Never Gonna Give You Up
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Never Gonna Give You Up
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Angels On My Side
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Angels On My Side
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Together Forever
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Together Forever
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Giant
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Giant
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Dance
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Dance
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Pray With Me
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Pray With Me
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Whenever You Need Somebody
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Whenever You Need Somebody
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Hold Me In Your Arms
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Hold Me In Your Arms
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Beautiful Life
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Beautiful Life
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Take Me To Your Heart
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Take Me To Your Heart
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Past BBC Events

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night with Rick Astley
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London Palladium
2018-09-02T06:17:14
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Sep
2018
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night with Rick Astley

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night Is Music Night with Rick Astley

London Palladium
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017
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Hyde Park
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2017
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017

Hyde Park
Proms 2016: Proms in the Park Hyde Park
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Hyde Park
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2016
Proms 2016: Proms in the Park Hyde Park

Proms 2016: Proms in the Park Hyde Park

Hyde Park

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