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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 business suit, the BBC states, "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 5,739,665 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Annie Lennox is the 125th most popular singer (up from 136th in 2019), the 597th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 627th in 2019) and the 16th 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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  • 56

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  • 6.19

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  • 4.14

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Annie Lennox ranks 125 out of 3,541Before her are Marie Fredriksson, Sylvie Vartan, Gloria Estefan, Feodor Chaliapin, Renata Tebaldi, and Celia Cruz. After her are Lola Flores, Kris Kristofferson, Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Dickinson, Birgit Nilsson, and Jon Bon Jovi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1954, Annie Lennox ranks 22Before her are Oprah Winfrey, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Matt Groening, and Ang Lee. After her are Dieter Bohlen, Michael Moore, Harald Schumacher, Ray Liotta, Serzh Sargsyan, and Dennis Quaid.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Annie Lennox ranks 597 out of 6,924Before her are Philip Miller (1691), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Boris Karloff (1887), William Lassell (1799), Frederick Forsyth (1938), and John Snow (1813). After her are William Dampier (1651), John Henry Newman (1801), Jane Hawking (1944), Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550), John Harrison (1693), and Henry Fielding (1707).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Annie Lennox ranks 16Before her are Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Robert Plant (1948), Morrissey (1959), Kate Bush (1958), and Peter Gabriel (1950). After her are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Tom Jones (1940), Eric Burdon (1941), Susan Boyle (1961), Bryan Ferry (1945), and David Coverdale (1951).

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