John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, actor and television personality. He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which he adopted the nickname "The Prince of Darkness".
Osbourne was fired from the band in 1979 due to alcohol and drug problems, but he went on to have a successful solo career, releasing eleven studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the United States. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions.
Elton John and the Rolling Stones have paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. The royal, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, passed away at her Balmoral residence in Scotland with her family by her side on Thursday afternoon.
She was 96. Taking to social media, Elton issued a statement in which he remembered The Queen's "inspiring presence". "Along with the rest of the nation, I am deeply saddened to hear the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's passing," he wrote. "She was an inspiring presence to be around, and led the country through some of our greatest, and darkest, moments with grace, decency and a genuine caring warmth.
Queen Elizabeth has been a huge part of my life from childhood to this day, and I will miss her dearly. "Meanwhile, a representative for the Rolling Stones offered a heartfelt message. "The Rolling Stones extend their deepest sympathy to the Royal family on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, who was a constant presence in their lives as in countless others," they posted, while frontman Mick Jagger added: "For my whole life Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has always been there.Read more on msn.com