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Adrian Belew

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Robert Steven "Adrian" Belew (born December 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. A multi-instrumentalist primarily known as a guitarist and singer, he is noted for his unusual and impressionistic approach to his guitar tones (which, rather than relying on standard instrumental tones, often resemble sound effects or noises made by animals and machines). Widely recognized as an "incredibly versatile player", Belew is perhaps best known for his long career as singer and guitarist in the progressive rock group King Crimson between 1981 and 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adrian Belew has received more than 1,916,663 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Adrian Belew is the 899th most popular singer (up from 919th in 2019), the 4,999th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,213th in 2019) and the 258th most popular American Singer.

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  • 1.9M

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  • 49.42

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  • 26

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  • 3.03

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  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Adrian Belew ranks 899 out of 3,528Before him are Johnny Pacheco, Richard Carpenter, Melanie, Yaroslav Yevdokimov, Gérard Lenorman, and Şivan Perwer. After him are Viorica Ursuleac, Lizzo, Max Romeo, Johnny Nash, Bunny Wailer, and Tommy Körberg.

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Among people born in 1949, Adrian Belew ranks 274Before him are Shelley Long, Ed O'Ross, Abdullah Senussi, Luigi Serafini, Alex Higgins, and Caroline Munro. After him are Ricardo Zunino, Guillaume Faye, Robert Berdella, Sotiris Kaiafas, Ibrahim Mahlab, and Minette Walters.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Adrian Belew ranks 4,999 out of 18,182Before him are William J. Donovan (1883), Jack Kramer (1921), Keith David (1956), Misha Collins (1974), Ludacris (1977), and George Marshall (1891). After him are Tracy Pollan (1960), Jenna Fischer (1974), Jesse Jane (1980), Sandra Brown (1948), Kenneth Arnold (1915), and Doug McClure (1935).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Adrian Belew ranks 258Before him are Jimmie Rodgers (1897), Cat Power (1972), Patsy Cline (1932), Dr. John (1941), Richard Carpenter (1946), and Melanie (1947). After him are Lizzo (1988), Johnny Nash (1940), Nate Dogg (1969), Vanilla Ice (1967), Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), and Eydie Gormé (1928).