Alison Moyet

1961 - Today

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Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet ( MOY-ay; born 18 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her powerful bluesy contralto voice. She came to prominence as half of the duo Yazoo (also known as Yaz), but has since mainly worked as a solo artist. Her worldwide album sales have reached a certified 23 million, with over 2 million singles sold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alison Moyet has received more than 1,875,962 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alison Moyet is the 1,300th most popular singer (down from 1,126th in 2019), the 3,666th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,114th in 2019) and the 149th most popular British Singer.

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  • 57.66

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  • 19

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  • 3.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Alison Moyet ranks 1,300 out of 3,541. Before her are Andrew Ridgeley, Jenni Rivera, Ani Lorak, Andreas Scholl, In-Grid, and Randy Meisner. After her are Luke Kelly, Barbara Bonney, Jon Secada, Jørn Lande, Rob Pilatus, and Urszula Dudziak.

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Among people born in 1961, Alison Moyet ranks 234Before her are Jesper Olsen, Chris Anderson, Frank De Winne, Rae Dawn Chong, Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, and Elpidia Carrillo. After her are Jon Secada, Jim Hanks, Kjell Westö, Yuri Milner, Campbell Scott, and John Key.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alison Moyet ranks 3,666 out of 6,924. Before her are Dave Finlay (1958), Jennifer Saunders (1958), Agnes Arber (1879), G. M. Trevelyan (1876), John Arthur Jarvis (1872), and George Borrow (1803). After her are Susan Blackmore (1951), Patrick Malahide (1945), Edward Pigott (1753), Bert Williams (1920), Mike Summerbee (1942), and Hugh Hopper (1945).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Alison Moyet ranks 149Before her are Sandy Denny (1947), Cilla Black (1943), Amy Macdonald (1987), Ray Wilson (1968), Shirley Manson (1966), and Andrew Ridgeley (1963). After her are Andy Bell (1964), Oliver Sykes (1986), Duffy (1984), Mary Garden (1874), Emma Kirkby (1949), and Eric Stewart (1945).

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