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Richard Paul "Rick" Astley (born 6 February 1966, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Astley is married to producer Lene Bausager and has one daughter. Astley has released or appeared on recordings that have sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. He is best known for his 1987 hit single in 16 countries, "Never Gonna Give You Up".

After fading into obscurity in the 1990s, Astley made a comeback in 2007 when he became a Memetic Mutation, as his video for "Never Gonna Give You Up" became part of a popular meme known as Rickrolling. Astley was voted by Internet users "Best Act Ever" at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008. Performed a Rickroll live in person on the Cartoon Network float at the 2008 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.


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