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Boy George

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George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, DJ, author and mixed media artist. Best known for his soulful voice and his androgynous appearance, Boy George has been the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club since the group's formation in 1981. He began his solo career in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boy George has received more than 11,820,596 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Boy George is the 307th most popular singer (down from 305th in 2019), the 1,206th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,251st in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Singer.

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Boy George ranks 307 out of 3,528Before him are Marc Bolan, Busta Rhymes, Alan Lancaster, Théo Sarapo, C. C. Catch, and Pérez Prado. After him are Tereza Kesovija, Asmahan, Muslim Magomayev, Alfredo Kraus, David Byron, and Joey Tempest.

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Among people born in 1961, Boy George ranks 50Before him are Wayne Gretzky, Ralph Macchio, Armin Meiwes, Andy Lau, Enzo Francescoli, and Macky Sall. After him are Ben Johnson, Iain Glen, Kalpana Chawla, Arnaldur Indriðason, Ian Rush, and Tite.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 1,206 out of 7,765Before him are Samuel Pepys (1633), Thomas Gresham (1519), Harold Shipman (1946), Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham (1670), Lee Child (1954), and Guy Pearce (1967). After him are Clive Owen (1964), Robert Adam (1728), Cliff Williams (1949), Mike Hailwood (1940), William Henry (1774), and David Warner (1941).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 42Before him are Tim Staffell (1948), Peter Green (1946), Glenn Hughes (1951), Albert Hammond (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), and Alan Lancaster (1949). After him are David Byron (1947), Victoria Beckham (1974), Vera Lynn (1917), Dusty Springfield (1939), Seal (1963), and Jon Anderson (1944).

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