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The Voice Australia’s Boy George Reveals His Journey To Stardom, Says Fame Was Never An Option

Updated On 24 Apr, 2017 Published On

George Alan O'Dowd, who is known by his stage name Boy George, is the lead singer of the Grammy and Brit Award-winning pop band Culture Club and has lately become the newest addition to The Voice Australia.

The 55-years-old DJ and Frontman has recently opened up about his journey to stardom and said that the idea of being a musician for him was merely a fairytale for him.

George Alan new coach for Australia's The Voice

George Alan new coach for Australia's The Voice

"First of all, I didn't start my music career until I was 21," The vocalist explained.

"As much as I had those dreams about being famous or being a singer, it wasn't something that I ever thought would happen"

"I come from pretty much a working-class background, from the suburbs, people from Eltham [in south-east London] didn't become famous." he further added.

 

 

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The singer who has been in this career for over 30 years has now joined the board as a Coach for the sixth season of Australia's The Voice, joining fellow artists Seal, Delta Goodrem, and Kelly Rowland.

Also Read: Is Boy George married? What about his relationship and affairs and children?

 

 

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Besides, George has also previously worked as the coach for the fifth season of UK version of the show alongside fellow Coaches Will.i.am, Paloma Faith and Ricky Wilson.

Video: Boy George and Cody Frost perform ‘Imagine’: The Live Final - The Voice UK 2016

The singer described his time on the UK series as a warm-up and mentioned that he is definitely not going to hold back  "on the banter" this season.