Billy is one of the most successful British R&B singer / songwriters of our time.
Totally memorable hits include “When the going gets Tough”, “Love Really Hurts without You” and “Caribbean Queen”
Billy Ocean is one of the biggest recording stars Britain has ever produced selling over 30 million records. Born in Trinidad, Billy settled in London’s East End at 7 and was influenced by soul singers like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke, as well as pop groups like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. ‘86 was a great year with the release of “When the Going gets Tough (the tough get going)”, and the launch of the Love Zone album, which went straight to No. 2 in the UK charts, staying in the top 40 for 6 months. His single Caribbean Queen also won him a Grammy for best R&B Vocal.