Annie Lennox

1954 - Today

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Ann Lennox (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band the Tourists, she and fellow musician Dave Stewart went on to achieve international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics. Appearing in the 1983 music video for "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" with orange cropped hair and wearing a man's lounge suit, the BBC wrote, "all eyes were on Annie Lennox, the singer whose powerful androgynous look defied the male gaze". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annie Lennox has received more than 9,777,069 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Annie Lennox is the 134th most popular singer (down from 115th in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 543rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Singer.

Annie Lennox is most famous for her work with the Eurythmics and her solo career. She has won four Grammy Awards and an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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  • 9.8M

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  • 63.62

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  • 61

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  • 4.63

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  • 4.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Annie Lennox ranks 134 out of 4,381Before her are Marvin Gaye, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nancy Sinatra, Thomas Anders, Grace Jones, and Bing Crosby. After her are Bryan Adams, Falco, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Manu Chao, Georges Moustaki, and Maria Malibran.

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Among people born in 1954, Annie Lennox ranks 27Before her are Dieter Bohlen, Stieg Larsson, Ray Liotta, Ang Lee, Jorge Jesus, and Serzh Sargsyan. After her are Harald Schumacher, Condoleezza Rice, Matt Groening, Vojislav Šešelj, João Lourenço, and Robert Kocharyan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Annie Lennox ranks 587 out of 8,785Before her are Maud of Wales (1869), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), A. S. Neill (1883), Chris Slade (1946), Erasmus Darwin (1731), and Tony Iommi (1948). After her are Joan Collins (1933), Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), David Attenborough (1926), Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), and William McMaster Murdoch (1873).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Annie Lennox ranks 17Before her are Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), Peter Gabriel (1950), and Bruce Dickinson (1958). After her are Bryan Ferry (1945), Chris Norman (1950), Dua Lipa (1995), Chris Rea (1951), Tom Jones (1940), and Eric Burdon (1941).