Boy George

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George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, disc jockey, fashion designer, photographer and record producer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club. At the height of the band's fame, during the 1980s, they recorded global hit songs such as "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" and "Time (Clock of the Heart)". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boy George has received more than 10,682,557 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Boy George is the 306th most popular singer (up from 328th in 2019), the 1,251st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,254th in 2019) and the 39th most popular British Singer.

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  • 11M

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  • 67.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Boy George ranks 306 out of 3,541Before him are Heino, Elis Regina, Carl Perkins, Edita Gruberová, Andy Williams, and David Byron. After him are Ornella Vanoni, Eric Adams, Sade, Mahalia Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and Mylène Farmer.

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Among people born in 1961, Boy George ranks 43Before him are James Gandolfini, Ben Johnson, Erwin Koeman, Daniele Massaro, Andy Lau, and Billy Ray Cyrus. After him are Armin Meiwes, Mylène Farmer, Julia Gillard, Ricky Gervais, Arnaldur Indriðason, and Jared Harris.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 1,251 out of 6,924Before him are David Byron (1947), Howard Staunton (1810), Neil Gaiman (1960), Ken Russell (1927), N. R. Pogson (1829), and Thomas Arne (1710). After him are Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick (1475), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935), John Nash (1752), Ryan Giggs (1973), Edward Bach (1886), and Alfred Molina (1953).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 39Before him are John Lydon (1956), Rod Evans (1947), Dusty Springfield (1939), Glenn Hughes (1951), Victoria Beckham (1974), and David Byron (1947). After him are Tim Staffell (1948), Sarah Brightman (1960), Jon Anderson (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), Albert Hammond (1944), and Dave Evans (1953).

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