Billy Ocean


Full name: Leslie Sebastian Charles
Birthday: 21st January 1950
Birthplace: Trinidad
Career Highlights: Won a Grammy for Best R'n'B Vocal on Caribbean Queen
Music contribution: Love Really Hurts Without You, Caribbean Queen, Suddenly


Love Really Hurts Without You Suddenly
Get Outta My Dreams Red Light Spells Danger
Caribbean Queen When The Going Gets Tough

Key Facts:

  • Though he was born in Trinidad, Billy came to the UK and settled in the East End of London at the age of seven
  • Billy's recordings have sold more than a staggering 30 million copies over his career
  • Billy recorded his most recent album - Because I Love You - in 2008 after a studio break of 15 years