SINGER

Andrea Bocelli

1958 - Today

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Andrea Bocelli (Italian: [anˈdreːa boˈtʃɛlli]; born 22 September 1958) is an Italian opera tenor and multi-instrumentalist. He was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old, and became completely blind at age 12, following a football accident. After performing evenings in piano bars and competing in local singing contests, Bocelli signed his first recording contract with the Sugar Music label. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Bocelli has received more than 11,599,800 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Andrea Bocelli is the 37th most popular singer (down from 30th in 2019), the 337th most popular biography from Italy (down from 282nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Singer.

Andrea Bocelli is most famous for his singing. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide and is one of the best-selling artists of all time.

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  • 12M

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  • 77.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Andrea Bocelli ranks 37 out of 3,541Before him are Brian Johnson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Serge Gainsbourg, Barry White, and Nico. After him are Jacques Brel, Nina Simone, Amanda Lear, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Cocker, and Mireille Mathieu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1958, Andrea Bocelli ranks 3Before him are Michael Jackson and Madonna. After him are Ursula von der Leyen, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary Oldman, Tim Burton, Sharon Stone, Viggo Mortensen, Michelle Pfeiffer, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Prince.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Bocelli ranks 337 out of 4,088Before him are Lucky Luciano (1897), Pope Paschal II (1050), Pope Boniface V (575), Geta (189), Pope Adrian II (792), and Umberto I of Italy (1844). After him are Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Charles IV of Spain (1748), Livia (-58), Simone Martini (1284), Pope Honorius IV (1210), and Guido Reni (1575).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Andrea Bocelli ranks 5Before him are Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Adriano Celentano (1938), Enrico Caruso (1873), and Farinelli (1705). After him are Toto Cutugno (1943), Albano Carrisi (1943), Domenico Modugno (1928), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Mirella Freni (1935), and Eros Ramazzotti (1963).

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