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The Resume

    (June 19, 1983- )
    Born in Seattle, Washington
    Birth name is Ben Haggerty
    Released the album 'The Heist'
    Songs include 'Thrift Shop,' 'Same Love,' 'Can't Hold Us' and 'Wing$'

Why he might be annoying:

    He met collaborator, Ryan Lewis, by receiving a friend request on MySpace.
    He's disliked by animal rights activists due to his love of wearing fur.
    He recorded a song based on baseball broadcaster Dave Niehaus' popular 'My Oh My' call.
    He became a spiritual person while tripping on mushrooms.
    He battled addictions to both drugs and alcohol.

Why he might not be annoying:

    His independently produced album, 'The Heist,' debuted at #2 on the Billboard album chart.
    Though some are peculiar, his lyrics generated critical acclaim.
    He's a vocal supporter of gay marriage.
    He worked at a juvenile detention center, mentoring the youth by teaching them how to express themselves through music and writing.
    He reminded us that there are so many reasons why shopping at a thrift store is fucking awesome.

Credit: D

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Year In Review:

    In 2022, Out of 20 Votes: 15.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 74 Votes: 45.95% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 12 Votes: 8.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 202 Votes: 46.53% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 769 Votes: 63.07% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 351 Votes: 52.71% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 142 Votes: 79.58% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 350 Votes: 59.71% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 1363 Votes: 64.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 1200 Votes: 67.25% Annoying