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Axl Rose

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W. Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose Jr.; born February 6, 1962) is an American musician. He is best known for being the lead vocalist and lyricist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, and has been the band's sole constant member since its inception in 1985. Possessing a distinctive and powerful wide-ranging voice, Rose has been named one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets, including Rolling Stone and NME.Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, Rose moved in the early 1980s to Los Angeles, where he became active in the local hard rock scene and joined several bands, including Hollywood Rose and L.A. Guns. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Axl Rose has received more than 14,436,622 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Axl Rose is the 272nd most popular singer (down from 242nd in 2019), the 1,772nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,584th in 2019) and the 86th most popular American Singer.

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  • 14M

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  • 58.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Axl Rose ranks 272 out of 3,528Before him are Sade, Jimmy Cliff, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Mahalia Jackson, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Cab Calloway. After him are Rod Evans, Ajda Pekkan, Sammy Davis Jr., Tim Staffell, Stevie Nicks, and Peter Green.

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Among people born in 1962, Axl Rose ranks 35Before him are Stephen Chow, Milo Đukanović, Emilio Estevez, Evander Holyfield, Aleksandr Dugin, and Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. After him are Matthew Broderick, Antony Blinken, Viktor Tsoi, Kelly Preston, Thomas Kretschmann, and Tony Leung Chiu-wai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Axl Rose ranks 1,772 out of 18,182Before him are Moby (1965), Cab Calloway (1907), Aaron Eckhart (1968), Edward T. Hall (1914), Leon M. Lederman (1922), and Kim Peek (1951). After him are Steven Chu (1948), Johnny Ramone (1948), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), and Martin Gardner (1914).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Axl Rose ranks 86Before him are John Fogerty (1945), Sonny Bono (1935), Hank Williams (1923), Jessye Norman (1945), Mahalia Jackson (1911), and Cab Calloway (1907). After him are Sammy Davis Jr. (1925), Stevie Nicks (1948), R. Kelly (1967), Eartha Kitt (1927), Bill Withers (1938), and Solomon Burke (1936).

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