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Billy Bragg

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Stephen William Bragg (born 20 December 1957) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, author and political activist. His music blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs, with lyrics that mostly span political or romantic themes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Bragg has received more than 2,386,285 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Billy Bragg is the 2,000th most popular singer (down from 1,913th in 2019), the 5,100th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,807th in 2019) and the 203rd most popular British Singer.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 40.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Billy Bragg ranks 2,000 out of 3,528Before him are Roy Brown, Elsa Lunghini, Leona Lewis, Kitty Wells, Andriy Kuzmenko, and Clyde McPhatter. After him are Elvir Laković Laka, Yui, Anita Skorgan, Kangin, Normani, and Skip Spence.

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Among people born in 1957, Billy Bragg ranks 468Before him are Faisal Al-Dakhil, Salih Mahmoud Osman, Eric Bristow, Bruno Delbonnel, Valdis Valters, and Paul Steiner. After him are Plamen Markov, Ron Cephas Jones, Tony Alva, Héctor Zelada, Bongbong Marcos, and António Vitorino.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billy Bragg ranks 5,100 out of 7,765Before him are Polly Samson (1962), Hughie Gallacher (1903), Donald Dewar (1937), Charles Lapworth (1842), Parminder Nagra (1975), and Aslı Enver (1984). After him are Riz Ahmed (1982), J. G. Farrell (1935), Jeffrey Hammond (1946), David Davis (1948), Dugald Stewart (1753), and Rupert Evans (1976).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Billy Bragg ranks 203Before him are Bryn Terfel (1965), Reg Presley (1941), Steve Strange (1959), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Birdy (1996), and Leona Lewis (1985). After him are Graham Parker (1950), Kirsty MacColl (1959), Noel Harrison (1934), Ian Brown (1963), Rag'n'Bone Man (1985), and Craig David (1981).

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