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Alex Band

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Alexander Max Band (born June 8, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor, best known for his work under the band name The Calling and their hit song "Wherever You Will Go", which topped the Adult Top 40 for 23 weeks, making it the second-longest-running number 1 in the chart's history and later named the number 1 song of the decade of the 2000s on the Adult Pop Charts by Billboard magazine. Along with friend and fellow songwriter Aaron Kamin, lead guitarist of The Calling, they achieved success with the release of two studio albums; their debut album, Camino Palmero, sold over 5 million copies worldwide and was certified Gold by RIAA, and their second album, Two, sold over 1.5 million copies, achieving hits across the world with the singles "Our Lives", and "Things Will Go My Way". As a solo artist, Alex Band is well known for providing the vocals and face to the top 5 hit "Why Don't You & I" with Carlos Santana in 2004. In 2008, he created his own record label, AMB Records, and released a five-song EP entitled Alex Band EP. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Band has received more than 762,283 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Alex Band is the 2,347th most popular singer (down from 1,944th in 2019), the 12,206th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,232nd in 2019) and the 692nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 760k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Alex Band ranks 2,347 out of 3,541Before him are Nuno Resende, Maarja-Liis Ilus, Gianna Terzi, Jain, Mýa, and Shin Ji-min. After him are Joey McIntyre, Doja Cat, Charlie Wilson, Fabri Fibra, Alyosha, and Mohsen Namjoo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1981, Alex Band ranks 420Before him are Agustín Orión, Mikael Antonsson, Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Matthieu Delpierre, T.J. Miller, and Catalina Sandino Moreno. After him are Katarina Srebotnik, Christina Cole, Badr El Kaddouri, Philip Winchester, Nicky Whelan, and Mauro Rosales.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alex Band ranks 12,206 out of 15,968Before him are Brian Duffy (1953), Eric Peterson (1964), Ella Grasso (1919), Mýa (1979), Kathleen Hanna (1968), and Christopher Daniels (1970). After him are Peter Hedges (1962), Ben Nelson (1941), Dedee Pfeiffer (1964), Maya Hawke (1998), Rocky Gray (1974), and Faith Ford (1964).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Alex Band ranks 692Before him are Little Jimmy Dickens (1920), Maria McKee (1964), Keri Hilson (1982), Emilie Autumn (1979), Kalomira (1985), and Mýa (1979). After him are Joey McIntyre (1972), Doja Cat (1995), Charlie Wilson (1953), Juicy J (1975), Amanda Somerville (1979), and Josh Kelley (1980).

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