George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and photographer. He is the lead singer of the Grammy and Brit Award-winning pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Time (Clock of the Heart)" and "Karma Chameleon" and George was known for his soulful voice and androgynous appearance. He was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s.

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  • Boy George (eigentlich George Alan O’Dowd; * 14. Juni 1961 in Bexleyheath, Gemeinde Bexley, heute London) ist ein britischer Sänger, Songwriter und House-DJ. Weltweite Bekanntheit erlangte Boy George in den frühen 1980er Jahren als Sänger der Band Culture Club. Auch aufgrund seines extravaganten Erscheinungsbildes und androgynen Kleidungsstils avancierte er zu einem der bekanntesten Pop-Idole der New Romantic. (de)
  • George Alan O'Dowd más conocido como Boy George (Bexley, Kent, Reino Unido, 14 de junio de 1961) es un cantante, músico, diseñador de moda y DJ británico que alcanzó un alto nivel de fama con su grupo Culture Club en los años 80. (es)
  • Boy George, né George Alan O'Dowd le 14 juin 1961 à Bexley, Angleterre, est un auteur-compositeur-interprète, chanteur, disc jockey, producteur, photographe et styliste britannique. Il est classé à de nombreuses reprises au classement des 100 meilleurs DJ établi par le DJ Mag. (fr)
  • George Alan O'Dowd (Eltham, 14 juni 1961) is een Brits zanger en diskjockey, beter bekend onder zijn artiestennaam Boy George. (nl)
  • ボーイ・ジョージ(Boy George、1961年6月14日 - )は、イギリスのミュージシャン。本名はジョージ・アラン・オダウド(George Alan O'Dowd)。カルチャー・クラブのヴォーカリストとして知られる。 (ja)
  • Boy George, właśc. George Alan O'Dowd (ur. 14 czerwca 1961 w Londynie) – brytyjski piosenkarz i DJ irlandzkiego pochodzenia, wokalista zespołu Culture Club. (pl)
  • George Alan O’Dowd (Londres, 14 de junho de 1961), conhecido pelo nome artístico de Boy George, é um famoso cantor e compositor britânico, e foi um dos cantores mais famosos e excêntricos da década de 1980. À frente do grupo Culture Club, grupo do movimento new wave fundado em 1984, Boy George se tornou um fenômeno cultural em todo o mundo, principalmente entre os jovens da década de 1980, vendendo mais de 150 milhões de discos. Entre as canções de maior sucesso, destacam-se 'Karma Chameleon', 'Do You Really Want To Hurt Me', 'Time (Clock Of The Heart)', 'Church Of The Poison Mind', entre outras. Envolvido em escândalos e drogas, o Culture Club se desfez por alguns anos em 1987, quando Boy George iniciou sua carreira-solo, logo antes de retornar ao grupo, que continua suas atividades até os dias atuais. (pt)
  • Бой Джордж (англ. Boy George; настоящее имя — Джордж Алан О’Дауд англ. George Alan O’Dowd, род. 14 июня 1961) — британский певец и композитор, один из пионеров движения новая романтика. В прошлом участник таких групп, как Culture Club и Jesus Loves You. (ru)
  • George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and photographer. He is the lead singer of the Grammy and Brit Award-winning pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Time (Clock of the Heart)" and "Karma Chameleon" and George was known for his soulful voice and androgynous appearance. He was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, which is influenced by rhythm and blues and reggae. He was lead singer of Jesus Loves You during the period 1989–1992. His 1990s and 2000s-era solo music has glam influences, such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop. More recently, he has released fewer music recordings, splitting his time between songwriting, DJing, writing books, designing clothes and photography. (en)
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  • Boy George (eigentlich George Alan O’Dowd; * 14. Juni 1961 in Bexleyheath, Gemeinde Bexley, heute London) ist ein britischer Sänger, Songwriter und House-DJ. Weltweite Bekanntheit erlangte Boy George in den frühen 1980er Jahren als Sänger der Band Culture Club. Auch aufgrund seines extravaganten Erscheinungsbildes und androgynen Kleidungsstils avancierte er zu einem der bekanntesten Pop-Idole der New Romantic. (de)
  • George Alan O'Dowd más conocido como Boy George (Bexley, Kent, Reino Unido, 14 de junio de 1961) es un cantante, músico, diseñador de moda y DJ británico que alcanzó un alto nivel de fama con su grupo Culture Club en los años 80. (es)
  • Boy George, né George Alan O'Dowd le 14 juin 1961 à Bexley, Angleterre, est un auteur-compositeur-interprète, chanteur, disc jockey, producteur, photographe et styliste britannique. Il est classé à de nombreuses reprises au classement des 100 meilleurs DJ établi par le DJ Mag. (fr)
  • George Alan O'Dowd (Eltham, 14 juni 1961) is een Brits zanger en diskjockey, beter bekend onder zijn artiestennaam Boy George. (nl)
  • ボーイ・ジョージ(Boy George、1961年6月14日 - )は、イギリスのミュージシャン。本名はジョージ・アラン・オダウド(George Alan O'Dowd)。カルチャー・クラブのヴォーカリストとして知られる。 (ja)
  • Boy George, właśc. George Alan O'Dowd (ur. 14 czerwca 1961 w Londynie) – brytyjski piosenkarz i DJ irlandzkiego pochodzenia, wokalista zespołu Culture Club. (pl)
  • Бой Джордж (англ. Boy George; настоящее имя — Джордж Алан О’Дауд англ. George Alan O’Dowd, род. 14 июня 1961) — британский певец и композитор, один из пионеров движения новая романтика. В прошлом участник таких групп, как Culture Club и Jesus Loves You. (ru)
  • George Alan O’Dowd (Londres, 14 de junho de 1961), conhecido pelo nome artístico de Boy George, é um famoso cantor e compositor britânico, e foi um dos cantores mais famosos e excêntricos da década de 1980. À frente do grupo Culture Club, grupo do movimento new wave fundado em 1984, Boy George se tornou um fenômeno cultural em todo o mundo, principalmente entre os jovens da década de 1980, vendendo mais de 150 milhões de discos. Entre as canções de maior sucesso, destacam-se 'Karma Chameleon', 'Do You Really Want To Hurt Me', 'Time (Clock Of The Heart)', 'Church Of The Poison Mind', entre outras. Envolvido em escândalos e drogas, o Culture Club se desfez por alguns anos em 1987, quando Boy George iniciou sua carreira-solo, logo antes de retornar ao grupo, que continua suas atividades até o (pt)
  • George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and photographer. He is the lead singer of the Grammy and Brit Award-winning pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Time (Clock of the Heart)" and "Karma Chameleon" and George was known for his soulful voice and androgynous appearance. He was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. (en)
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