SINGER

Anni-Frid Lyngstad

1945 - Today

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Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad (born 15 November 1945), also known simply as Frida, is a Swedish singer who is best known as one of the founding members and lead singers of the pop band ABBA. Courtesy titles Princess Reuss and Countess of Plauen are also in use because of her third marriage. Born in Bjørkåsen (Ballangen), Norway, to a Norwegian mother and a German father, she grew up in Torshälla, Sweden, and started her first solo career there, as a jazz singer in 1967, through a talent competition called New Faces. She won the competition with her song "En ledig dag", leading to a television appearance on Hylands Hörna on Dagen H; as a result, she was signed by EMI, and in turn was signed by Stig Anderson's record label, Polar Music, after years of releasing several singles and an album, Frida, under the earlier record label. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anni-Frid Lyngstad has received more than 9,439,575 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Anni-Frid Lyngstad is the 9th most popular singer (down from 8th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Norway (up from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Singer.

Anni-frid Lyngstad is most famous for being a member of the group ABBA.

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  • 9.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 64

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 16.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 9 out of 4,381Before her are Mick Jagger, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Cher, and Luciano Pavarotti. After her are Toto Cutugno, Charles Aznavour, Tina Turner, Julio Iglesias, David Bowie, and Dalida.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 3Before her are Bob Marley, and Franz Beckenbauer. After her are Gerd Müller, Rodrigo Duterte, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Vince McMahon, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aung San Suu Kyi, Wim Wenders, Radovan Karadžić, and Tom Selleck.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 7 out of 1,039Before her are Edvard Munch (1863), Roald Amundsen (1872), Ragnar Lodbrok (850), Harald V of Norway (1937), Edvard Grieg (1843), and Henrik Ibsen (1828). After her are Knut Hamsun (1859), Niels Henrik Abel (1802), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1832), Harald Fairhair (850), and Erik the Red (950).

Among SINGERS In Norway

Among singers born in Norway, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 1After her are Morten Harket (1959), Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Mari Boine (1956), Nora Brockstedt (1923), Sissel Kyrkjebø (1969), Kirsti Sparboe (1946), Wenche Myhre (1947), Nina Grieg (1845), Arne Bendiksen (1926), Eva Nansen (1858), and Karoline Krüger (1970).