Boy George

1961 - Today

Boy George

George Alan O'Dowd (born 14 June 1961), known professionally as Boy George, is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer. 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 8,519,331 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 327th most popular singer.

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  • 8.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Boy George ranks 327 out of 3,001Before him are Mia Martini, Kirsten Flagstad, Ornella Vanoni, Justin Timberlake, Sabrina Salerno, and Katy Perry. After him are George Strait, Teddy Scholten, Carole King, Ariana Grande, Kim Wilde, and Chris Brown.

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Among people born in 1961, Boy George ranks 46Before him are Iain Glen, Andoni Zubizarreta, Danny Blind, Ben Johnson, António Costa, and Arnaldur Indriðason. After him are Wade Williams, Tite, James Gandolfini, Andy Lau, Daniele Massaro, and Macky Sall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 1,256 out of 5,347Before him are Howard Staunton (1810), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Dorothy L. Sayers (1893), and Thomas Lipton (1848). After him are Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (1480), John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792), Charles Hatchett (1765), David Lodge (1935), Richard Adams (1920), and Pattie Boyd (1944).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Boy George ranks 43Before him are Vera Lynn (1917), Keith Flint (1969), Albert Hammond (1944), David Byron (1947), Tim Staffell (1948), and Seal (1963). After him are Kim Wilde (1960), Ed Sheeran (1991), Marc Bolan (1947), Rod Evans (1947), Ronnie Biggs (1929), and Malcolm McLaren (1946).