SINGER

Alannah Myles

1958 - Today

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Alannah Myles (née Byles; born December 25, 1958) is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has won both a Grammy and a Juno Award for her recording of the song “Black Velvet”. The song was a top-ten hit in Canada; it was also a number one hit on the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alannah Myles has received more than 1,040,807 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Alannah Myles is the 1,368th most popular singer (down from 1,240th in 2019), the 395th most popular biography from Canada (down from 343rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 1.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Alannah Myles ranks 1,368 out of 3,541. Before her are Gala, Lauri Ylönen, Diane Warren, Chris Connor, Girija Devi, and Eduardo Nascimento. After her are Ronnie Spector, Lee Seung-gi, Phil Mogg, Alma Gluck, Paul Day, and Skeeter Davis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Alannah Myles ranks 246Before her are Lynn-Holly Johnson, Yu Suzuki, Curtis T. McMullen, Cazuza, Derek Riggs, and Hiromi Kawakami. After her are Thomas Reiter, Kazuaki Nagasawa, Olivier Grouillard, Charles Berling, Radu Mihăileanu, and Michael Flynn.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Alannah Myles ranks 395 out of 1,130. Before her are Jack Pickford (1896), Ted Cruz (1970), Richard Manuel (1943), Shay Mitchell (1987), Alex Trebek (1940), and Jack Kruschen (1922). After her are David H. Levy (1948), Lucile Watson (1879), Roy Dupuis (1963), Mia Kirshner (1975), John Howe (1957), and Alexis Smith (1921).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Alannah Myles ranks 26Before her are Terry Jacks (1944), Feist (1976), Chad Kroeger (1974), Bruno Pelletier (1962), Anne Murray (1945), and Alissa White-Gluz (1985). After her are Daniel Powter (1971), Deryck Whibley (1980), Grimes (1988), Carly Rae Jepsen (1985), Alessia Cara (1996), and K.d. lang (1961).