On 7 November, following a massive Internet campaign by fans, Astley won the award in Liverpool but was not there in person to receive it.
The next two singles released from the album were intended for the North American market.
Since then, Astley has seen his performance career revitalised by the meme's popularity.
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On 12 October 2019, Astley appeared on.
Astley later confirmed he had been tricked into clicking the link.
However, Astley denied those reports in 2016.