Axl Rose

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Axl Rose

W. Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose Jr.; raised as William Bruce Bailey; born February 6, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and activist. He is the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, and has also been the band's sole constant member since its inception in 1985. In addition to Guns N' Roses, he also toured with Australian rock band AC/DC in 2016 during the final two legs of their Rock or Bust World Tour when Brian Johnson left due to hearing problems. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Axl Rose has received more than 9,707,839 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 213th most popular singer.

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  • 9.7M

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  • 58.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Axl Rose ranks 213 out of 3,001Before him are Nicolai Gedda, Shirley Bassey, Sezen Aksu, John Fogerty, Anna German, and Mirella Freni. After him are Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Meat Loaf, Corry Brokken, Lola Flores, Christina Aguilera, and John Denver.

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Among people born in 1962, Axl Rose ranks 19Before him are Sandra, David Fincher, Carles Puigdemont, Alexander Litvinenko, Kirk Hammett, and Wesley Snipes. After him are Izzy Stradlin, Manuel Valls, Jordan Belfort, Stephen Chow, Dave Gahan, and Anthony Kiedis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Axl Rose ranks 1,349 out of 12,171Before him are Spike Lee (1957), Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Nicholas Ray (1911), Burt Bacharach (1928), and Ed White (1930). After him are Jackie Coogan (1914), Karen Grassle (1942), Meat Loaf (1947), Laura Bush (1946), Frank Borman (1928), and Norman Mailer (1923).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Axl Rose ranks 65Before him are Bessie Smith (1894), George Benson (1943), Tori Amos (1963), Tom Morello (1964), Courtney Love (1964), and John Fogerty (1945). After him are Meat Loaf (1947), Christina Aguilera (1980), John Denver (1943), Ricky Martin (1971), Neil Diamond (1941), and Dionne Warwick (1940).