Born: February 15, 1959, Birmingham, England. Most famous for his role in UB40. Also one of the founders of Oracabessa Records and founder of Kuff Records. Son of folk singer Ian Campbell (2).
Alistair Ian "Ali" Campbell (born 15 February 1959, Birmingham, England) is a British singer, solo artist and songwriter who was the lead singer and a founding member of UB40. As part of UB40, Campbell sold over 70 million records worldwide and toured the globe for 30 years. In 2008 Campbell left UB40 and embarked on a solo career. In 2012, Campbell was announced as one of the three judges on the judging panel of the TV show, New Zealand's Got Talent. In August 2014 Campbell announced that he had reunited with former UB40 band mates Astro and Mikey to release a new album, Silhouette, set for release on 6 October 2014